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Players Lounge Turns 50

In 1984, I was a volunteer in Jesse Jackson’s campaign for president and was registering voters and circulating petitions to qualify Rev. Jackson’s delegate...

Peaceful Summer Walks Along Its Streams

Summer is the time for all of us to discover and enjoy quiet walks along our Anacostia and its streams. Some of these can...

Register for Tintype Portrait Session at Honfleur

Sit for your portrait as an artist at the Honfleur Gallery in Historic Anacostia (1241 Good Hope Rd. SE) immortalizes your image as part...

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...