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Sunday, April 18, 2021

DC Council Passes Bill Extending Unemployment Benefits

On Oct. 20, the DC Council unanimously passed emergency legislation introduced by Councilmember Elissa Silverman (I-At-Large) to extend unemployment compensation by seven additional weeks for all...

Sustain the Anacostia Playhouse

The Anacostia Playhouse is alive with the sounds of thought-provoking plays, music for all ages, spoken word, children's laughter and applause. And with your...

Social Distancing Delivery and Pickup for DC Medical Marijuana Patients Announced

District-registered dispensaries are now allowed to provide medical marijuana to District residents registered as qualifying patients through delivery, curbside pickup, and at-the-door pickup options.  This...

Vacation on the Anacostia this year!

This month’s entire issue is devoted to travel and vacation. For many this means seeking out exotic or famous places to visit. But in...

Bowser Announces Help Line, DCPS Grocery Sites

At her daily COVID-19 media conference Monday, April 13, Mayor Bowser announced two new District resources available to residents affected by Coronavirus. The COVID-19...

Our River: The Anacostia

This is a particularly interesting year to welcome the spring.   The winter was mild so nature is coming out early. And the corona virus...

Meet Your New ANC Commissioner: Kelvin Brown (7B06)

On January 2, 2021, 19 newly-elected representatives were sworn in for the five Ward 7 Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs). The ceremony, like much of...

Talkin’ Trash About Our River

Like all urban rivers, our Anacostia has a long history of being lined and laced with trash. In addition to being ugly, trash suggests...

Northstar Digital Literacy

Every other Tuesday and Thursday, at 6 p.m., Anacostia Library hosts Northstar Digital Literacy training and testing. Tuesdays are for practice sessions. Thursdays are...

The Numbers

From ward to ward, thousands of workers do their best to get by but can’t make ends meet because their wages are too low...