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East of the River

02/28/2014 - 10:55am
Cranes dot the District’s skyline, Mayor Vincent C. Gray is fond of pointing out. Their number is a visual barometer of the city’s desirability and success, he argues – a claim bolstered by the monthly growth in the city’s... >>more
04/16/2014 - 10:23am
Justice Wright’s first airplane ride last summer took her up into the air. More importantly it helped elevate her thinking. The flight was just one of the activities staged by last summer’s East of the River Career Exposure Camp that... >>more
04/16/2014 - 9:42am
“Today is going to be a special day,” John McCarthy tells a class of 3rd graders at Savoy Elementary School. McCarthy and his Home Run Baseball staff are in the school gym to run Meaningful Monday, a session that, twice per week –... >>more
04/15/2014 - 11:12am
People who happen to be walking by the Anacostia Arts Center may think it’s just another spot for artsy, eclectic people to gather and discuss paintings and theater. Little do they know that inside this center there is a space where you can... >>more
04/15/2014 - 9:12am
Hillside Rendezvous Climbing the steps of the hillside home of Cornell and Kristen Coulon is like ascending from the left side of a sunken scale to its center, a place of balance. Each step is a regal prance through the feeling of years of quiet... >>more

Midcity DC

02/28/2014 - 10:55am
Cranes dot the District’s skyline, Mayor Vincent C. Gray is fond of pointing out. Their number is a visual barometer of the city’s desirability and success, he argues – a claim bolstered by the monthly growth in the city’s... >>more
02/27/2014 - 1:01pm
On April 1 voters of Ward 6 will make a choice in the Democratic primary between Charles Allen and Darrel Thompson. Having worked for eight years as Councilmember Tommy Wells’ chief of staff, Allen wants to continue to serve his ward as... >>more
04/16/2014 - 12:45pm
Plants grouped together to form a space of color, texture, scent and taste can take a person into another world. So when deciding what to put into your garden this spring, I invite you to think about the senses. Nothing compares to the scent of a... >>more
04/15/2014 - 9:45am
Sidney Davis, a Metro bus operator and union member, is known for his work in the community; however, he feels that his union, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, could do more. “The union is an untapped resource that could be used for the... >>more
04/14/2014 - 12:34pm
The first annual Funk Fest, coming to U St. on May 3, will be a dream come true for one native Washingtonian. Justin Rood lives on the corner of 13th St. and U St. in a house that is rumored to have once been home to Duke Ellington. Months ago, Rood... >>more
04/14/2014 - 10:52am
Laughing Yoga at Jordin’s Paradise is a good litmus test for uptight tendencies. Can you laugh on cue with a bunch of strangers for no real reason? I wasn’t sure what kind of awkward escapade would meet me when I entered the bright... >>more
04/14/2014 - 10:29am
The synthesizer Alex Tebeleff is fiddling with bellows out fat, futuristic sounds that vibrate the gut. He twists knobs back and forth and taps the keyboard, drawing out new tones. They sound like something from a video game. Fellow Paperhaus... >>more
04/14/2014 - 9:12am
By the time this goes to print I am certain that Washingtonians will be enjoying spring, sitting shirt-sleeved at sidewalk cafés, our fair city festooned with cherry blossoms. During the past month of dining, however, it was cold. Wet, gray,... >>more
04/13/2014 - 10:15am
Mexican Restaurant to Open A full-service Mexican restaurant is coming to Bloomingdale this summer. Washington restauranteurs Anthony Dundas-Lucca and Phil Rodriguez, owners of 1905 Restaurant in Shaw, are planning to open El Camino at 108 Rhode... >>more
04/13/2014 - 9:45am
Thurgood Marshall Center Honors Phenomenal Seniors The Thurgood Marshall Center Trust held a ceremony on Feb. 28 to honor the District’s “Phenomenal Seniors.” Awards went to Cecilia Marshall, widow of Supreme Court Justice Thurgood... >>more
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