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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Busboys and Poets opens in Anacostia amid uncertainty of future development...

Following years of anticipation, the wait is finally over. After holding a series of local hiring fairs, Busboys and Poets opened its doors in...

Working in the White House

Ralph Anthony Whiting Sr. has lived on O Street in Ward 7 since 1965 and has seen plenty of changes occur in his lifetime...

The DC Budget: An Opportunity to Invest in District Residents

DC’s vibrant and growing economy has made it a great place to live and work for many, but the benefits are not being shared...

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...

The Numbers: The DC Budget Is Coming!

The budget is where political rhetoric meets reality. DC’s elected leaders know that residents care about schools, housing, healthcare, jobs and more. But they...

How the Barry Farm Community Desegregated the District

Growing up in Barry Farm-Hillsdale in the 1950s, an epicenter of social change and Black activism that swept Southeast DC, Anacostia historian Dianne Dale...

Loans and Riots, Vigils and Cookouts

“The place looks like a ghost town now,” Deanwood resident Yvonne Johnson says of Dave Brown Wine & Liquors. “But those few bottles left...

Introducing Ward 7’s New DCPS Principals

Kristie Edwards of Randle Highlands Elementary School (1650 30th St. SE) Serving the whole student means more than teaching language, math, and science; it means...

DC Streetcar Adjusts Operations

DDOT is temporarily modifying DC Streetcar operating hours through April 24. DC Streetcar will operate weekdays from 8 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. O weekends,...

Mayor Critical of DC Council Budget Vote

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) criticized the DC Council’s first budget vote, which raised the gas tax by 10-cents per gallon and increased a tax...