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East of the River

07/07/2015 - 10:26am
Anacostia and the remote Bangladeshi village of Katakhali are oceans and 10,000 miles apart, separated by language and culture. But artist Monica Jahan Bose crafted an unusual way to put the two communities in close touch at the Anacostia Arts... >>more
07/07/2015 - 9:42am
Summer is here. Record high temperatures and humidity confirm it. Bring on the cookouts, the delicious sun-ripened tomatoes, and outdoors time with friends and family. In one of the East of the River parks summer also means the return of a magical... >>more
07/06/2015 - 10:42am
Summertime!  And time to get out and oil up that bicycle for some wonderful rides along the Anacostia River and its feeder streams.  All along the main stem of the River and nearly all its tributaries, we have been blessed by generations... >>more
07/06/2015 - 10:11am
Picture this: you're riding the Metro train and the woman in front of you begins gasping for air and falls to the floor. She complains of chest pains and shortness of breath and asks for someone to call for help. Another passenger alerts the... >>more
07/06/2015 - 9:45am
K2, Spice, Scooby Snax, and Bizarro. Clever names printed on small packages containing a deadly substance. Synthetic marijuana has been making its rounds among residents in the District. In May 2013 the DC Department of Behavioral Health (DBH)... >>more

Midcity DC

07/05/2015 - 12:25pm
Remember when there were a few hip restaurants on distant frontier of H Street NE? When pioneers moved in and discovered the wilds of Shaw? With both of those neighborhoods true dining destinations, it seems Bloomingdale is next. New openings on the... >>more
07/04/2015 - 11:03am
When I was a child I read about the pilgrims but I never thought I would become one. There comes a point in a person’s life when one either continues to lip-sync or composes one’s own melody. A few months ago I departed from an old world... >>more
07/04/2015 - 7:51am
Capital Vista RFP Lee Goldstein, Real Estate Division project manager of the Deputy Mayor’s Office for Planned Economic Development, appeared before the commission to speak of an upcoming request for proposal (RFP) for Capital Vista, which is... >>more
07/04/2015 - 6:48am
“Symphony in DC Major” Unveiled Hundreds of Shaw residents gathered on the 700 block of P Street on Thursday evening, June 11, to witness the unveiling of the “Symphony in DC Major” sculpture at City Market at O. Serenaded by... >>more
07/04/2015 - 5:44am
Many of the people who work in the District serving us food, stocking store shelves and sweeping floors suffer from uneven weekly hours and unpredictable schedules that can change on a moment’s notice. The scheduling practices of retail stores... >>more
07/04/2015 - 3:32am
‘Symphony in DC Major’ – New Public Art Sources Local Talent, Draws Inspiration from Legendary Shaw Residents On Thursday, June 11, Roadside Development, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH), and Shaw Main Streets... >>more
07/04/2015 - 2:29am
It’s too late to try building a “summer body,” and it’s too hot to get all worked up then go bounding into the sweltering DC summer. So how about we take it down a notch this month? Here are the top three Let’s Get... >>more

Home & Gardens

07/01/2015 - 10:42am
The art of the possible is embodied in the 3 x 5 foot wooden raised garden bed William Penn House volunteers have just built and planted for a Northeast DC woman who has spent the last 60 years in this row house. This is her first vegetable garden.... >>more
07/01/2015 - 10:11am
Many Hill residents have a love/hate relationship with streetlights. We love the safety they provide by illuminating our lushly treed streets while disliking the harsh light that penetrates our bedrooms and disturbs our sleep. More than one Hill... >>more

Commentary

07/01/2015 - 9:12am
The District’s enviable real estate market–and residential demand in particular–has resulted in change to nearly every corner of the city. However, the renewed vitality this has brought to long-neglected neighborhoods has not come... >>more
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