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Monday, July 22, 2019

Former Residents and City Officials Celebrate Return of Parkway Overlook

Two decades before Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D), DC Housing Authority Executive Director Tyrone Garrett and members of the local...

Vision Zero East of the River

In the last month alone, traffic accidents east of the river claimed the lives of both 31-year-old Bronx resident Abdul Seck and an unnamed...

Mr. Dave and the Fuller Barber Shop

A Ward 7 resident in Southeast for 20-something years, David “Mr. Dave” Fuller never imagined that he would still be cutting hair, trimming beards...

Economic Development: What Works and What Doesn’t?

Here’s something we can all agree on: economic development is important. We all want our economy to grow, we want to create good jobs...

Teachers Rally for Equal Education Funding in Wards 7, 8

"Fund our schools, fund our future." Hundreds of teachers, parents and community members rallied outside the John A. Wilson building on Thursday, April 25, to...

Busboys & Poets Expands Service

Following a frenetic first month of operations in Anacostia, limited by afternoon and evening hours, restaurateur Andy Shallal addressed Advisory Neighborhood Commission 8A’s April...

Coming in Summer 2020: Phase I of Skyland Town Center

Longtime Hillcrest resident Earl Williams says observing a construction site is a lot like watching paint dry. Nonetheless, residents in Wards 7 and 8...

Ward 8 Special-Needs Kids Gain Healthcare

When it comes to providing health services for children with special needs, the more room the better. Health Services for Children with Special Needs...

Solar Energy: In DC, It’s Not Just for Homeowners Anymore

Solar energy has long been available for DC homeowners, but apartment and condo dwellers have only had the option of subscribing to green energy...

A’ Is for April and Arbor Day

April is the month that moves us officially from winter to spring. The cherry blossoms are popping at the Tidal Basin, tulips are ready...