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09/01/2014 - 1:00pm
Mobile technology has become a staple of American life. According to the Pew Research Internet Project, as of January 2014, 90 percent of American adults had a cell phone, 58 percent a smartphone, and 42 percent a tablet computer. Unfortunately... >>more
09/01/2014 - 12:12pm
As we ease out of summer into the fall months it is worth celebrating the success of the parks in the Capitol Riverfront, as well as noting the ongoing changes in the neighborhood as we continue to grow. Yards Park, Diamond Teague Park & Piers,... >>more
09/01/2014 - 11:49am
During the magically cool August of 2014, one of our Row’s newest businesses, Rose’s Luxury, 717 8th St. SE, was declared the Top New Restaurant in America by Bon Appetite Magazine www.bonappetit.com/restaurants-travel/best-new-... >>more
09/01/2014 - 11:12am
September means festival season is in full swing here in DC, and it is time again for our own H Street Festival. Did you know the H Street Festival is the largest neighborhood-based festival in the District? Last year it drew over 100,000 visitors... >>more
09/01/2014 - 10:42am
After more than four years of dealing with DC government bureaucracy and fundraising, construction finally began at the end of June at the library park at 3rd and I streets, SW, which marks the start of phase one of the Southwest Playground Project... >>more
09/01/2014 - 10:12am
Dawn Clemens’ IPhone usually begins buzzing around 6 a.m., when Dawn is at the gym getting in a workout before her day at school opens. The principal of the Capitol Hill Cluster School, now entering her fourth year as leader, uses text and... >>more
09/01/2014 - 9:42am
It's hot enough to grill a burger on the sidewalk this mid-week, mid-afternoon in August.  By moonrise the sidewalk cafe at Mr. Henry's will fill with burgers and fries and nachos, beers and margaritas. Right now the patio is abandoned... >>more

Neighborhood News

08/30/2014 - 10:09am
Where today the parks around the Eastern Market Metro are mostly tired expanses of grass with a few trees, the parks soon could contain an expanded library, formal playground, cafe-style tree bosque and several stormwater management features. The... >>more
08/30/2014 - 9:46am
As time goes by, more and more of us are discovering our neighborhood river, the Anacostia. Whether enjoying the live music on a Friday night at Yards Park, paddling a canoe or kayak through what seems an almost magic wilderness near the Arboretum... >>more

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

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
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