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Saturday, December 15, 2018

Your Chance to Help Plan the Future of Anacostia Park

For nearly all of us, the closest open space and encounter with nature is the park land along our Anacostia River. Now we can...

DC’s Latest Plans to Rehab Historic Anacostia Homes

Dispersed throughout the Anacostia Historic District are idle and orphaned homes whose custody is being fought over between two branches of the city’s government. Plans...

Trayon White Launches Initiative to Combat Violence

In his 32 years of life, Trayon White says he has buried more than 93 people. He’s lived his entire life in DC’s Ward...

Plans for the Anacostia River

Former Mayor Anthony Williams, one of the most prominent visionaries for the river flowing through Washington, DC, began the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative (AWI) in...

Neighbors Fight Latest Parkside Plans

Neighbors of the Parkside development in Ward 7 remain frustrated at the lack of attention developer CityInterests has paid to retail, parking and the...

Feeding Many, Pleasing Few

When Jessica Wynter Martin transplanted herself from California to the Deanwood neighborhood in Ward 7, her first stop seemed logical. She went to the...

The Wrong Choice for DC Workers

Donald Trump famously campaigned on promises to “make America great again” by fighting for working people. Yet his nominee for Secretary of Labor, Andrew...

Just How and When Is This River of Ours Going to...

One of the most complex and confusing undertakings of our environmental agencies is the cleanup of urban rivers. It is very important that we...

Can Terrace Manor Tenants Claim Victory?

Efforts by officials of the DC government to improve the living conditions of renters in the city, particularly those east of the Anacostia River,...

Maple View Flats (Big K) Development Secures Financing

Following years of community meetings, rounds of presentations before the Historic Preservation Review Board, and hearings before the Mayor’s Agent, the Big K development...