East of the River

East of the River

04/03/2014 - 3:13pm
Americans are generally regarded as innocent until proven guilty in a court of law; so The Nose and his contemporaries learned in their ninth grade civic classes. In point of fact, as a society, not even the accusation of impropriety can be made... >>more
04/03/2014 - 2:42pm
The District Democratic electorate has spoken. Councilwoman Muriel E. Bowser garnered 35,899 votes, a 44.24 percent plurality, to secure the Democratic mayoral nomination, though despite the spring weather, only 22.5 percent of registered Democrats... >>more
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
01/30/2014 - 9:28am
The first real glimpse of the mood of the District electorate appeared in The Washington Post's January poll of voters conducted by Abt-SRBI. There were few surprises. Mayor Vincent C. Gray's support hovered at 27 percent of likely voters.... >>more
01/29/2014 - 5:44pm
Due to the cold snap, The Nose has fled to his hidey-hole where the whiskey is delicious and the takeout soulful. Slightly tipsy late one recent evening, he lay on the couch, his redbone coonhound Dixie warming his feet, pondering the fate of our... >>more
04/16/2014 - 10:31am
The Annual District of Columbia CROP Hunger Walk and Food Drive to be held on May 17, 11 a.m., at Franklin Square Park, 950 13th St. NW, with the closing ceremony to follow at Church of the Epiphany, 1317 G St. NW. This year’s DC CROP (... >>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
04/16/2014 - 9:12am
From repointing the late 19th-century foundation at 1347 Maple View Place SE to the installation of a new roof on the early 20th-century home at 2010 14th St. SE, The L’Enfant Trust has not let an unseasonably harsh winter and repeated snow... >>more
04/15/2014 - 6:15pm
There was an armed burglary on the 3400 block of 22nd St. SE at 9:00 a.m. In Other News There were no cars reported stolen. There were no reported thefts. There were thefts from automobiles on: •        ... >>more
04/15/2014 - 11:45am
Celebrate Spring and Jazz Appreciation Month Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) was officially kicked off a few days after the calendar said spring was here. The launch ceremony was at the Smithsonian Museum of American History and included recognition... >>more
04/15/2014 - 11:44am
The DC Department of Employment Services (DOES) is actively recruiting employers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area to support Mayor Gray’s 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). SYEP provides six weeks of paid work experience and... >>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 - 10:42am
It is noteworthy in itself that $20 can buy you a pack of chicken, pork chops, ground turkey, four salmon filets, bags of onions, oranges, and potatoes, four zucchinis, two heads of broccoli, and a lemon. How about the fact that this deal is brought... >>more
04/15/2014 - 10:12am
Arié Mandelbaum boarded a plane in Brussels with little more than a handful of oil paint pigments, some charcoal, and paint-stained work clothes for his third multi-week artist residency at Honfleur Gallery in historic Anacostia. Upon arrival... >>more