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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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...

Community Profile: Marvin Bowser

There are many truths about Marvin Bowser. He is openly gay, a self-proclaimed avid photographer and a devoted gardener. He served in the Air...

Is the Anacostia River a Food Delivery ‘Red Line’?

Patricia Howard-Chittams has lived in her Southeast neighborhood for twenty years. She says very few food companies will deliver to her home, located on...

DC School Teams Up with Muralists to Create Outdoor Learning Space

When students at Turner Elementary School returned to classes this fall, they were greeted with a spectacular sight: a school garden in full bloom...

Clash over 15th Street & Good Hope Road Development

The hair salon, print shop, storefront church and laundromat are long gone from the Art Deco building that wraps the corner of 15th Street...

With Barry Farm All but Abandoned, the Fight for its Future...

It’s been over nine months since DC’s highest court rejected redevelopment plans for Barry Farm, awarding a major victory to residents suspicious of relocation...

Residents Question Maple View Flats Development, City Officials Optimistic About Starbucks

In his first public appearance following a series of controversial remarks on control of the weather, Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White (D) at the...

Anacostia Steelers Organize First Football Season

After a two-hour practice in Anacostia Park, Coach Antonio “Tony” Backus and assistant coaches of the recently formed Anacostia Steelers huddled up nearly two...

Come to the Table: Martha’s Table Open in Ward 8

Martha’s table is open in Ward 8! Their location at The Commons at Stanton Square (2375 Elvans Rd. SE) offers resources for neighbors of...

Geographic Unemployment Disparities in DC

On April 4, 2018, Iesha Nelson lost her job in the healthcare industry. The termination came unexpectedly, without explanation. Nelson, a resident of Ward 7,...