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East of the River

08/15/2014 - 11:07am
Thank you George Coleman Many moons ago a young teenager visiting the house of a family friend in Southeast Washington, D.C., was sampling some records one lazy summer day and came across one that said “House Party.” Intrigued, the young... >>more
08/15/2014 - 10:02am
Since opening in 2007, Honfleur Gallery has introduced Washington audiences to a variety of local, national and international artists.  One of the gallery’s signature exhibitions, the annual East of the River Exhibition fulfills ARCH... >>more
08/15/2014 - 9:21am
Every other Sunday since June 8, Ward 7 residents have gathered at Marvin Gaye Park, located at the corner of Division Avenue and Foote Street for Soular Sundays. Created by a group of residents, this event not only brings the community together,... >>more
08/13/2014 - 11:21am
Susana Raab’s imagery could not be more insightful.  Many have tried to explain what makes East of the River so unique from the rest of Washington but few have actually been able to successfully explain it up until now.  Raab’s... >>more
08/13/2014 - 10:42am
Fitness doesn’t have to be in a structured class environment. It doesn’t have to cost much. And it doesn’t have to occur indoors. Enjoying physical activity outdoors is a fun, healthy habit that will give you great benefits... >>more
08/13/2014 - 9:33am
Jewels, Gems, and A Gentle Summer Breeze Artisan jewelry artist Natacha Saunders forms intricate “statement” jewelry pieces she calls Queen rings, Princess rings, and cuff links fit for a King. She does it all from a unique starting... >>more
08/11/2014 - 3:25pm
As the supervising attorney for DC Law Students in Court's (LSIC) Criminal Division, Moses Cook gave third-year law students a chance to visit court rooms to handle cases. “One story that gets retold is we were down in the criminal... >>more
08/11/2014 - 2:24pm
“Over the past month, many residents in the Sixth District have reached out to me, Assistant Chief [Diane] Groomes, and Commander [Robert] Contee about the fate of the Sixth District Substation (6D-1) at 2701 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE,”... >>more
08/11/2014 - 1:22pm
In recent weeks there has been increased development activity throughout Ward 8 --- a much anticipated ribbon cutting, Zoning Commission hearings, solicitations released, short lists announced, continued renovation of residential properties,... >>more

Midcity DC

08/14/2014 - 11:17am
It’s HOT out there. Yet we remain stylishly undaunted. MidCity DC retailers as usual provide an anecdote for even the toughest fashion emergency. This month, we recommend a few novel ways to build a fashion arsenal, white out your worries and... >>more
08/14/2014 - 10:11am
The Epic Yoga DC studio feels like someone’s home. For starters, the spaces are basically a collection of empty living rooms and dens with fireplaces, wall-to-wall hardwood floors, and exposed brick walls.   But there’s something... >>more
08/14/2014 - 9:12am
At the risk of insensitivity to the very real issues in the world, the most talked about news in DC this summer is the weather. My husband Jason recently elbowed me in the ribs, asking, “Did I just hear someone say, ‘I need a light... >>more
08/12/2014 - 12:36pm
Dacha Beer Garden Expands Proprietors Ilya Alter and Dmitri Chekaldin of Dacha Beer Garden (1600 Seventh St. NW) announced that they are entering into a 10-year lease on the building next door. The building (1602 Seventh St. NW) is currently... >>more
08/12/2014 - 10:12am
City Lays Out Parking Plans The first phase of construction on the underground cistern known as the "First Street Tunnel" began this summer, and neighbors are getting adjusted to new rules for driving and parking in the area. For the next... >>more
08/11/2014 - 12:56pm
All Admissions Directors have the stories. The parents who buy test prep books or hire tutors -- for their three-year olds. It is against the rules, of course, and if the tester suspects something she will write it in the report, but that doesn... >>more
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