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Development from the Grassroots Up

Development is coming at a fast pace in Ward 8. Building is underway near the Frederick Douglass Bridge, Congress Heights Metro and St. Elizabeth’s...

Election of ANC Commissioners on November Ballot

In the Nov. 8th General Election, DC residents will have the opportunity to elect the ANC (Advisory Neighborhood Commission) representative in their district. The...

Cedar Hill Urgent Care Clinic Open in Ward 8

On Oct. 7, District oficials and representatives from Universal Health Services (UHS) cut the ribbon on the new Cedar Hill Urgent Care, GW Health (2228...

The Changing Landscape of Health Care in Wards 7 and 8

This is the story of a new hospital and the way it could impact care east of the river. For years, the health landscape in...

DC Dream Center Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

Celebrate the day the dream came true! The DC Dream Center (DCDC, 2826 Q St SE.) is holding a block party on Saturday, August 27th...

ICYMI: Monkeypox Vaccination Clinic Now Open in Ward 8

Tthe District’s third monkeypox vaccination clinic opened in Ward 8 on Monday, August 1, and DC Health is encouraging residents to continue pre-registering for...

Meet Sharon Wise

Sharon Wise identifies herself as a “surviving spirit” after enduring and overcoming child abuse, homelessness, prostitution, incarceration and mental health issues in her lifetime. The...

What’s Happening at St. Elizabeth’s East Campus?

In April, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) cut the ribbon on the new District Towns development at St. Elizabeth’s East. The 88-unit townhome project offers...

An Interview with Brenda Richardson

To paraphrase Frederick Douglass, the lion of Anacostia, we must embrace our environment in all its grandeur and all its disgrace. Brenda Richardson, a Ward...

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....