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01/10/2015 - 9:12am
Francis Campbell can see DC General from his porch on Burke Street SE. The former hospital, now home to the city’s biggest family homeless shelter, looks out at Campbell from the bottom of a hill on Reservation 13, hidden from the Stadium-... >>more
01/12/2015 - 11:12am
New Year’s Wishes Happy New Year’s wishes to all, including our masters like Buck Hill, Fred Foss, Larry Willis and D.C. native Jimmy Cobb, and to our venues that they continue to provide great music in 2015 and beyond, venues that... >>more
01/12/2015 - 10:11am
Melinda Robertson sits at a table adorned with flowers at her first book signing on the lower level of the Dorothy I. Height Library on Benning Road. She is ready to sell and sign her latest novel. “Melinda, what is this book about?”... >>more
01/12/2015 - 9:12am
The pink and white house on Brothers Place, SE is hard to miss. It’s guarded by two life-sized toy soldiers and has a festive appearance during every season.  “I’m always decorating,” says Elvera Patrick, owner of the... >>more
01/10/2015 - 12:21pm
The crowd cheered as the Majestic Marching Knights of Frank W. Ballou High School paraded toward the front of the auditorium. As the band played Lauryn Hill's “Doo-Wop (That Thing),” the cheerleaders roused the audience, made up of... >>more
01/10/2015 - 11:51am
John Capozzi, a former DC Shadow Representative to the US House of Representatives, lives in a house in Hillcrest that many point to as the way of the future. Using solar power and geothermal heating and cooling, it’s less reliant on the... >>more
01/10/2015 - 11:12am
“It was a long time needed,” Ward 8 resident Sandi Toatley said of the Barry Farm Aquatic Center. “The pool definitely needed an upgrade. This will be a very good asset to the community.” Toatley was one of many community... >>more
01/10/2015 - 10:42am
With the holidays behind us, it’s recovery time.  What better than to rejuvenate with a winter walk?  And what better place than right here in our Anacostia watershed, which abounds with trails and special areas to roam.  While... >>more

Neighborhood News

01/03/2015 - 9:41am
Francis Campbell can see DC General from his porch on Burke Street SE. The former hospital, now home to the city’s biggest family homeless shelter, looks out at Campbell from the bottom of a hill on Reservation 13, hidden from the Stadium-... >>more
01/13/2015 - 12:21pm
John Capozzi, a former DC Shadow Representative to the US House of Representatives, lives in a house in Hillcrest that many point to as the way of the future. Using solar power and geothermal heating and cooling, it’s less reliant on the... >>more

Food & Dining

01/05/2015 - 10:10am
If you’ve ever enjoyed living near an iconic bagelry like Ess-a-Bagel or H & H Bagels, it’s a challenge to find anything that comes close to a ‘real’ bagel with a schmear outside of New York unless you follow food writer... >>more

Midcity DC

01/10/2015 - 11:30am
Main Street Maven Gina Schaefer claims that laziness led her to open her first hardware store in Logan Circle in 2003. The nearest one was two miles roundtrip from her home, and Schaefer wanted a closer option. With her husband and business partner... >>more
01/10/2015 - 11:15am
Happy 2015! Logan Circle, like the rest of DC was awash in bright sunshine and relatively mild temperatures on January 1. Many folks were out walking around the `hood as they recovered from the night before. While on the subject of New Year’s... >>more
01/10/2015 - 11:00am
Shaw Main Streets Holiday Party 2014 On the night of December 3, Shaw Main Streets held its annual holiday party at the Howard Theater. Over 500 RSVPs were received in advance of the event. The Howard Theater provided the venue, staff, DJ plus food... >>more
01/10/2015 - 10:30am
Mid City’s galleries start off the new year with a diverse series of exhibitions mostly from contemporary local artists including Jodi Walsh at Long View Gallery, Naoko Wowsugi at Hamiltonian in conjunction with Whop Dee Doo and three... >>more
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