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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Somerset Prep and Ballou Students Attend Mediation

East of the River has received the following note from Vania Maysonet, on behalf of Somerset Prep DC (3301 Wheeler Rd SE): On Tuesday, May...

Turning Out EMT’s

A group of seniors from Eastern High School wait patiently for the final fitting of their EMT Student uniform. This occasion is significant as...

Apply for SBA Disaster Assistance Loans

The US Small Business Administration has accepted the District of Columbia’s declaration for assistance in the form of economic injury disaster loans following the...

A Place You’ve Likely Never Heard of and Should Get to...

It’s called AREC and pronounced “A-REC.” That stands for Aquatic Resources Education Center. Operated by the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) in cooperation...

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...

This July, We’re Celebrating Paid Family Leave and Increased Minimum Wage

It’s summer and there’s lots to enjoy: longer days, cookouts, fireworks, days at the pool and more. We also should celebrate progress here in...

Support Community Farmers

The C.R.I.S.P. CSA or Community Supported Agriculture program is a member-based program where community residents pay an income-based fee and receive access to a variety...

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...

DC’s Best Tool for Advancing Racial Equity? The Budget.

People of color—longtime Black residents, immigrant families, and others—built this city and shaped its culture, and continue to make significant contributions to the economy....

Parkside Access and Circulation Study

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will host the third and final public meeting for the Parkside Access and Circulation Study on Sept. 12,...