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The Washington Navy Yard

It's part of Ward 8 now, so let's take a closer look at the Washington Navy Yard. For many, it is not what it seems....

Eager Beavers

The District is located at the confluence of two rivers, a city built around streams, marshes and wetlands. It’s the home of 800,000 people....

Redistricting Reports Move to DC Council for Comment

Over the past several months, task force members from each ward across the District have met, discussed and taken public comment on redistricting maps....

Meet The New Arch

Earlier this year, Washington Area Community Investment Fund (WACIF) acquired the Anacostia Arts Center from ARCH Development Corporation (ARCH). The much-publicized transfer of ownership is...

Book Review: The Black Side of the River

The Black Side of the River:  Race, Language and Belonging in Washington, DC  by Jessica A. Grieser Georgetown University Press, 2022 204 pages /Hardback Edition /ISBN...

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...