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05/29/2015 - 10:53am
It is the spring of 1993. I have spent the morning soldiering through a convoluted dissertation at my computer. Blinking the sleep from my eyes, I emerge from my English basement on Seward Square. It is time to head to Eastern Market, the beating... >>more

Health & Fitness

05/13/2015 - 11:22am
The sun is back, and it’s finally time to take your workout into the world. Here are some Let’s Get Physical features that take you beyond your gym’s walls.   Slacklining @ a Park near You You may have seen these folks in... >>more

East of the River

05/11/2015 - 11:14am
Last fall, DC based Nextility (nextility.com), a solar-energy and power- and gas-brokerage company, received a call from Standard Solar of Rockville, Md., a commercial solar installer. Ward 7’s Cesar Chavez Public Charter Schools for Public... >>more
05/11/2015 - 11:12am
ANC Commissioner Janis Hazel (7D05) has called 68-year-old Raymond Tolson a “neighborhood jewel, a native Washingtonian, and our community's historian.” Hazel met Tolson at a community meet-up during President Barack Obama's 2012... >>more
05/11/2015 - 10:52am
For DC residents who love the arts, seeing a show at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is mandatory. For performers the opportunity to grace the stage is a dream. On April 1 Ke’Asiah McLaughlin, a dancer and senior at Eastern... >>more
05/11/2015 - 9:15am
“A standard Step Afrika! show is high-energy with big impact movement,” said Mfoniso Akpan, the dance company's artistic director. “It's very interactive; it's not just about you watching.” Anyone who has seen a... >>more
05/09/2015 - 10:45am
“Alcohol is the norm in many communities in Ward 7, as it is in many communities elsewhere,” says Lois Callahan, project director of the Ward 7 Safe & Drug-Free Communities Coalition (W7SDCC). “Alcohol is a part of almost every... >>more
05/09/2015 - 10:15am
Many of us were pleased and relieved when Tommy Wells was named Director of the DC Department of the Environment by Mayor Bowser earlier this year. He is a familiar face to many around the Anacostia, having served from 2007 until this year as the DC... >>more

Midcity DC

05/08/2015 - 11:48pm
More than Just a Pretty Face Paul Wharton wears many hats without ever ruining his signature mane of gorgeous hair. With his characteristic mix of drive, talent, and verve Wharton uses his expertise as a beauty and lifestyle expert to help everyone... >>more
05/08/2015 - 10:00pm
Shaw Businesses on Top in Best of DC Awards If there was any question that Shaw has arrived, the results of the City Paper readers’ poll of the Best of DC 2015 should put that to rest with a number of the neighborhood’s businesses coming... >>more
05/08/2015 - 8:00pm
The End of an Era After 50 years in business, Jak & Co. Hairdressers has closed. Owner William Jackson created a community among his family, his staff, and his clients that will survive beyond the salon’s last day. Jackson opened his salon... >>more
05/08/2015 - 4:45pm
The theme for this year's Shaw Main Streets Gala was “Spotlight on Shaw,” a nod to the event’s venue, the historic Howard Theatre, and to the audience the neighborhood has attracted as a destination for food, drink, and... >>more
05/08/2015 - 4:18pm
After the completion of colorful new outdoor play areas and some overdue renovations, the Kennedy Recreation Center, located at 1401 7th St. NW, has added luster to its part of the Shaw landscape. But it’s not just the facility that’s... >>more
05/08/2015 - 4:00pm
A Peek into NASCAR at PPW You know you've always wanted to peek into the world of NASCAR, which has grown into the largest spectator sport in the United States, surpassing our national pastime, baseball, and even the National Football League in... >>more
05/08/2015 - 3:30pm
The sun is back, and it’s finally time to take your workout into the world. Here are some Let’s Get Physical features that take you beyond your gym’s walls.   Slacklining @ a Park near You You may have seen these folks in... >>more
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