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Sunday, January 29, 2023

Help The Anacostia

This is the time of year when many of us like to sit back and think about next year’s gardens and plantings around the...

Ward 8 Homebuyers Club

Homeownership is to many people a symbol of success. It’s likely the biggest purchase of your life, and that’s a big accomplishment. MANNA is...

DC Open Doors: Homebuyers’ Info

Statistics prove that homebuyer education contributes to successful homeownership. On Oct. 18, 6:30 to 8 p.m., learn how to purchase a home in the...

Dear Problem Lady – March 2017

How hot does it get in DC in the summer? It’s already been such a hot winter. –– Welcome, stranger! DC temperatures can exceed 100...

DC’s List of Recyclable Items Expands, but Plastic Bags are Out!

Confused by what can and can’t be recycled? Does the list of “acceptable” recyclables at your workplace differ from what the DC Department of...

Anacostia Parks and Community Collaboration Throughout Anacostia

It is fascinating how people on both sides of the Anacostia River have resolved to work toward the restoration of the waters and adjacent...

DC Council, DHCD Battle Over Fate of Blighted Homes

A DC housing agency clashed with the DC Council again in December over how to handle a number of blighted properties in Ward 8’s...

Dear Problem Lady – February 2017

We forgot to prune our beautiful lacecap hydrangeas and are now wondering whether we should still do it this late. Or have we missed...

Getting Involved in Gardening this Summer

There is an urban legend that circulates this time of year. It warns enthusiastic garden folks that it takes years, decades even, to get...

Volunteer at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens

Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is seeking interpretive volunteers to introduce visitors to the plethora of plants and animals who call the gardens home....