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Food & Dining

09/12/2014 - 12:00am
I have a favorite food, one I will go to the ends of the earth to track down - the Chinese dumpling. For those of you far more sophisticated about their wide and wonderful variety, I am talking about jiaozi, or potstickers. They are the most common... >>more

East of the River

09/11/2014 - 10:21am
Ask Dallas Otigba, a precocious, athletic 14-year-old Ward 7 resident, what’s different about playing tennis at Tennessee State University and she’ll tell you it’s the way they play tennis. “They hit the ball different. They... >>more
09/11/2014 - 9:32am
For years a vacant McDonald’s sat on Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE just past the West Campus of Saint Elizabeths on the edge of the commercial district of Congress Heights. The blight is no more; in its place Friendship Technology... >>more
09/09/2014 - 11:06am
“American children are growing up with a distorted sense of reality,” says children's author and activist Zeta Elliott. In children's books published today,“white children see themselves reflected endlessly, whereas... >>more
09/09/2014 - 10:35am
Anacostia resident Jonathan French has recently won the annual “East of the River Distinguished Artist Award” given to an East of the River artist for excellence in an artistic medium. His award-winning career as a photographer started... >>more
09/09/2014 - 9:51am
A man of many talents, Jorge Zamorano, owner of the much-loved Banana Café and Piano Bar, started honing hospitality skills at age seven. “My Cuban grandfather gardened all the time. There was a daily after-school ritual where he would... >>more
09/09/2014 - 9:12am
Ansel Adams once said "Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationships."  This strongly worded declaration came from a man who passed away three decades before the advent of digital... >>more
09/07/2014 - 11:21am
“Growing up my father told me, ‘As long as you can fill out a money order, write a check, and count from one to ten, that’s all you need,’” recalls Loretta Kennedy-Adams, a returning citizen. But Kennedy-Adams soon... >>more

Kids & Family

09/10/2014 - 12:00am
The studio was chilly but bright, and the poles were waiting. There was a quiet nervousness in the air as each of the seven women sidled up to a pole and waited for further instruction. Our slender, sculpted instructor suggested we wipe them down... >>more

Neighborhood News

09/10/2014 - 12:00am
“Growing up my father told me, ‘As long as you can fill out a money order, write a check, and count from one to ten, that’s all you need,’” recalls Loretta Kennedy-Adams, a returning citizen. But Kennedy-Adams soon... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

09/09/2014 - 9:29am
In September, the air gets cooler, the autumnal equinox signals the changing to the seasons and the harvest is reaped.  It is also one of the best months for gallery openings and festivals.  Mid City will shed August’s summer slump... >>more

Midcity DC

09/08/2014 - 10:41am
In September, the air gets cooler, the autumnal equinox signals the changing to the seasons and the harvest is reaped.  It is also one of the best months for gallery openings and festivals.  Mid City will shed August’s summer slump... >>more
09/08/2014 - 10:02am
The studio was chilly but bright, and the poles were waiting. There was a quiet nervousness in the air as each of the seven women sidled up to a pole and waited for further instruction. Our slender, sculpted instructor suggested we wipe them down... >>more
09/08/2014 - 9:45am
I love September because it promises sweet fashion fetes, good reads and clever cheaters. It also heralds the best season of all, over-the-knee boot season. Fall in! It’s almost sweater weather. SPOONFUL OF SUGAR After attending six Fashion... >>more
09/08/2014 - 9:11am
I have a favorite food, one I will go to the ends of the earth to track down - the Chinese dumpling. For those of you far more sophisticated about their wide and wonderful variety, I am talking about jiaozi, or potstickers. They are the most common... >>more
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