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
04/22/2014 - 10:00am
Evening Assault with a Knife on Elmira St. Sidewalk There was an assault with a knife on the sidewalk of the one unit block of Elmira St. SW at 6:55 p.m. There was an assault with a dangerous weapon on the sidewalk of the 4680 block of Martin Luther... >>more
04/20/2014 - 2:50pm
It's finally spring and beekeepers are at least as happy as you are about that. The weird weather has created a situation where, now that it is warm, that survivor bees in the wild are likely to build up quickly and swarm. If you see a swarm of... >>more
04/20/2014 - 1:00am
Eastland Gardens Flower Club Earth Day clean-up is on Saturday, Apr. 26, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Arrive at 40th and Lee NE (Kenilworth and Nannie Helen Burroughs Aves.), and check in at the registration table. An Eastland Gardens Flower Club member will... >>more
04/18/2014 - 1:53pm
As part of the President and First Lady’s ongoing effort to open the People’s House to as many people as possible, the White House will open its gardens and grounds to visitors on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Sunday... >>more
04/18/2014 - 11:19am
Exhibition dates are June 26-Sept. 28. The call deadline is May 10. There will be an opening Reception with Juror on Thursday, June 26 from 6pm to 8pm. The exhibition is open to Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, and Maryland artists. Original... >>more
04/18/2014 - 12:00am
The DC Sustainable Energy Utility is preparing to host the city’s most energizing lunch break--the POWER LUNCH on Friday, Apr. 25, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Half Street Fairgrounds (just outside Nat's Park main entrance). The focus of the... >>more
04/17/2014 - 9:40am
Hypnotic and haunting, internationally acclaimed singer Concha Buika performed at the Strathmore on April 6. With an evocative voice capable of taking you on a journey to the bottom of her pain and back, Buika makes it clear that she is a lover... >>more
04/17/2014 - 12:00am
Share your ideas for what services, spaces and technology you want to see in the renovated Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library at a citywide roundtable discussion. Representatives from Martinez + Johnson and Mecanoo, the Martin Luther King Jr.... >>more
04/17/2014 - 12:00am
Makan (which means “the place” in Arabic) will have its grand opening on Thursday, Apr. 24, from 7-10:00pm, at 411 New York Ave. NE. Makan showcases custom lighting, furniture and textiles as well as antiques and art, and offers the... >>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