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Monday, August 19, 2019

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...

DC Outdoor Pools Open for Summer

On Friday, May 24, at 4 p.m., Mayor Bowser and the DC Department of Parks and Recreation invite DC residents and city officials to...

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...

Rally to Mourn Victim of Crash at 16th & V Streets

At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 24 community members will gather to mourn and pay respect to the life of Abdul Seck. Deck was killed on...

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...

DC’s Affordable Housing Toolbox

Affordable housing is on the minds of city leaders and city residents across the country. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently remarked that “high cost is...

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...