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Sunday, July 21, 2019

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...

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’s Housing Crisis Leaves Low-Income Families Without a Foundation

The District’s affordable housing crisis is threatening the very foundation of thousands of DC families. More and more of the city’s lowest-income residents now...

Life Lessons Through Basketball

Looking for a girl’s youth sporting activity that will allow your youngster to engage in physical activity and also help her learn important life...