East of the River

East of the River

09/07/2014 - 9:43am
What do you call a candidate that wins an election by one vote? Mayor! Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser faces a situation qualitatively different from any previous Democratic nominee for mayor. Typically, Wards 5, 7 and 8 provide a cushion of blue... >>more
10/20/2014 - 11:45am
A knifing occurred on the 4300 block of Ponds St. NE at 12:30 p.m. in a residence. Police have yet to release a statement with further information.  In Other News There was an assault with a deadly weapon on the 4500 block of East Capitol... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:20am
On Wednesday, Nov. 12, 9-11:30 a.m., there will be a Symposium on Diabetes at the Washington Senior Wellness Center, 3001 Alabama Ave. SE. Utility Companies will be available to discuss discounts for seniors for Verizon, Pepco, Washington Gas. Lunch... >>more
10/20/2014 - 12:00am
Youth ReEngagement Center has opened at the Department of Employment Services, 4058 Minnesota Ave. NE (2nd floor, room 2304A). The DC Youth ReEngagement Center is a initiative of the Office of the State Superintendent of Education. It serves as a... >>more
10/19/2014 - 12:00am
On Oct. 20 through Oct. 24, the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT) will repair a bridge deck joint on the inbound two left lanes of the 14th Street Bridge (I-395), over the Potomac River, weather permitting. DDOT encourages all motorists to stay... >>more
10/17/2014 - 3:30pm
The Federal Highway Administration and the District Department of Transportation invite you to attend a public meeting at Van Ness Elementary, 1150 5th St. SE, for the SE/SW Transportation Improvement Study and Environmental Assessment.   The... >>more
10/17/2014 - 10:43am
With only 19 days left until the DC General Election, The DC Board of Elections is making all of the necessary preparations to accommodate the voting public. Among them is Early Voting which begins at One Judiciary Square on Oct. 20 and runs through... >>more
10/15/2014 - 11:12am
Recent news feeds have been flooded with videos and social media discussions about Baltimore Ravens football player Ray Rice and the incident involving him punching his fiancée, Janay, twice in an elevator. But as many people know, domestic... >>more
10/15/2014 - 10:52am
When Charmia Carolina was 14 years old she had her first child, Jada. Within a year she was out of a home. “I had a lot of struggles, being homeless after having my first child. I was homeless when I had my second child,” she said in a... >>more
10/15/2014 - 10:12am
Since completing its relocation to the West Campus of St. Elizabeths in December 2013, the US Coast Guard Headquarters’ workforce has been much talked about throughout community circles, and its economic and service potential for the... >>more
10/15/2014 - 9:42am
Here in the city, we are used to seeing additions to our skyline, but seldom do we watch a piece of it being removed.  Yet that is what is underway along our Anacostia River at Benning Road, where the old (1906) Benning Power Plant is being... >>more
10/15/2014 - 9:12am
“DC is blessed to have a huge amount of green space,” said Nathan Harrington, Congress Heights resident and former president of the Committee to Restore Shepherd Parkway (formerly the Shepherd Parkway Committee), “and Shepherd... >>more
10/14/2014 - 11:23am
If you stop by the B-Café for a bite to eat on Saturdays around three in the afternoon, you will see a trail of young girls making their way to Chess Girls DC, a nonprofit founded by Robin Ramson to get more girls interested in the game. Her... >>more
10/14/2014 - 10:53am
Jazz Alive and Well at UDC  One of our music resources always deserving greater attention and publicity is JazzAlive at the University of the District of Columbia, which features shows such as the annual Calvin Jones Big Band concert and Allyn... >>more
10/14/2014 - 10:12am
Anyone who has ever visited the Anacostia Art Gallery and Boutique will tell you that no other Washington, DC, art space can compare. The gallery buzzes with frenetic energy, an eclectic art collection, and that warm welcome you feel upon entering... >>more