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Buzzard Point Rises

Like much of the Capitol Riverfront neighborhood, Buzzard Point is undergoing a substantial transformation from a former industrial backyard of DC to a growing...

Bowser and Dr. Fauci Announce New Incentives for COVID Vaccination

Fairlawn residents answered their door Saturday morning to find some surprise guests on the front stoop: Dr. Anthony Fauci and Mayor Muriel Bowser (D). The...

Luis Peralta Del Valle: Ambassador of Peace, Hope and Love

When DC Mayor Muriel Bowser visited Beijing in 2016, she presented Mayor Guo Jinlong with a work of art as a token of peace...

Ward 7 Turns Out for Democrats

On March 27, 584 persons voted in the biennial election for officers of the Ward 7 Democrats at the East River Shopping Center. I...

Applying the Lessons of the Chesapeake Clean-Up to the Anacostia –...

In looking around for lessons from elsewhere to apply to clean up the Anacostia, we need turn only to the nearby Chesapeake, whose watershed...

A Polymath Walks Among Us

“What sign are you?” saxophonist Steve Coleman asked Terence Nicholson.  “A Virgo” Nicholson replied.  “You guys are good at starting things but not good...

Anacostia Watershed Society Launches Learning from Home

The Anacostia Watershed Society has announced their new Learning from Home portal at anacostiaws.org/what-we-do/education. School is out for most students, and even many summer camps have...

10 Ways to Help Our River While Stuck At Home

We are living in strange times—tied to our homes to escape the pandemic and not sure how safe it is to go out or...

Anacostia River Festival Rescheduled

The Anacostia River Festival has been rescheduled from April 5 to Aug. 9, 1 to 5 p.m. Take a canoe out to explore the...

The Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum Reopens with a New Director

After seven months of construction, the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum reopened to the public on Sunday, Oct. 13. The 50-year-old institution boasts improvements inside...