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East of the River

04/16/2015 - 10:15am
On a Tuesday afternoon in March, Rosemary Dixon, a third grader at Savoy Elementary School in historic Anacostia, spends her lunch with Jeff Lester, an employee at the United States Coast Guard. In their second session of weekly lunch dates they... >>more
04/16/2015 - 9:11am
Developer Roger Black started his real estate career selling new homes in the 1980s. The idea came to him while he was still in high school, when he worked during his spare time for his sister, who sold new homes. He handed out brochures in highly... >>more
04/15/2015 - 11:13am
On a snowy Saturday morning, eight returning citizens gathered in the office of No Opportunity Wasted Inc. (NOW), located on the top floor of Iverson Mall in Temple Hills, Md. It was the first session of the Elevation Support Group, a roundtable... >>more
04/15/2015 - 10:15am
With Earth Day coming on April 22 it’s the perfect time to sign up for competitively priced green energy for your home or apartment. In April and May, Groundswell, a DC-based nonprofit, is signing up homeowners and renters to participate in a... >>more
04/15/2015 - 9:12am
On the morning of March 13, Ms. Hampton's class received a special visitor, Vera Oye’ Yaa-Anna, or “Auntie Oye’,” as she prefers to be called. Yaa-Anna has been leading her culinary storytelling workshops at Leckie... >>more

Food & Dining

04/16/2015 - 12:00am
I spent the last month holed up in Massachusetts, writing. Staring out at a field covered in snow (which is still there!) I began yearning for warmer climes and the food that comes with them. I was desperate for a good Cuban sandwich. But where,... >>more

Home & Gardens

04/15/2015 - 12:40pm
Kingman Park Rosedale Community Garden representatives happily paid the DC government $1 at a March 19 signing ceremony and received title to a quarter-acre vegetable garden that has become the heart and soul of the unusually large interior block... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

04/15/2015 - 12:00am
“Network” at Long View Gallery Science and art have often influenced one another since the Renaissance. “Network” at Long View Gallery exemplifies one of the most contemporaneous scientific influences on art – the... >>more

Midcity DC

04/14/2015 - 11:42am
MVT’s Chief Community Officer If you’ve felt that life in MVT is getting better by the day, you can thank Claire Schaefer Oleksiak and her staff. As president of the MVT Community Improvement District (CID) Oleksiak is committed to... >>more
04/14/2015 - 10:12am
Shaw Main Streets Holds Annual Meeting On March 24 Shaw Main Streets held its 2015 annual meeting at Long View Gallery. Themed “Shaw Is Blowing Up!” the event provided a forum for the organization to review its accomplishments from the... >>more
04/13/2015 - 10:42am
“Network” at Long View Gallery Science and art have often influenced one another since the Renaissance. “Network” at Long View Gallery exemplifies one of the most contemporaneous scientific influences on art – the... >>more
04/13/2015 - 10:18am
You wouldn’t be wrong to call DC a good town for bike riding. It’s relatively flat. Even if you’re riding from one end of the city to the other, there’s not all that much ground to cover. There’s even proof in our... >>more
04/13/2015 - 9:45am
I have a confession to make: I’m just not that into yoga. There, I said it. While I think yoga is a valuable activity, I’ve just never experienced that addictive, metaphysical balance. I envy you who rely more on a satisfying sun... >>more
04/13/2015 - 9:11am
I spent the last month holed up in Massachusetts, writing. Staring out at a field covered in snow (which is still there!) I began yearning for warmer climes and the food that comes with them. I was desperate for a good Cuban sandwich. But where,... >>more

Health & Fitness

04/14/2015 - 9:39am
I have a confession to make: I’m just not that into yoga. There, I said it. While I think yoga is a valuable activity, I’ve just never experienced that addictive, metaphysical balance. I envy you who rely more on a satisfying sun... >>more
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