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Commentary

04/03/2014 - 3:10pm
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

Neighborhood News

04/03/2014 - 1:58pm
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
04/23/2014 - 8:32am
There was a robbery at 11 p.m. in an undisclosed section of PSA 106. There was an assault with a deadly weapon on the 1900 block of I St. NE at 6:15 p.m. at a residence. There was a burglary on the 800 block of 20th St. NE at 9:30 a.m. at a... >>more
04/21/2014 - 3:02pm
Fifteen year lease has been signed to relocate CBS RADIO’s six local stations to 1015 Half St. SE in the Capitol Riverfront. The building is two blocks from Nationals Park and just south of the US Capitol. CBS RADIO’s newest broadcast... >>more
04/18/2014 - 9:04am
Commissioner Stacy Cloyd (6D02) introduced a motion to send a letter to Tonia Proctor, Supervisory Realty Specialist for the DC Office of General Services (DGS), supporting AppleTree Institute's Amidon Campus moving into temporary spaces at... >>more
04/16/2014 - 9:43am
Church of God Two parishioners from Church of God, located at 700 A Street, petitioned the Commission to approve their public space application for a 6-by-3 foot church sign. Since the church opened in April 2012, the parishioners argued, residents... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

04/22/2014 - 2:55pm
Neighbors of Southwest Duck Pond are seeking assistance from a Duck Pond supporter for development of a monthly e-newsletter, using MailChimp or a similar software. Copy and graphic will be provided by their current volunteer corp. Please respond to... >>more
04/21/2014 - 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
04/15/2014 - 10:16am
Malissa Zimmerman will run the Boston Marathon in support of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEM). Malissa first became involved with Girl Scouts as a Brownie and continued into high school. GSEM has been selected as a charity of the Boston... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

04/21/2014 - 8:47am
The boxing scene in our nation’s capital is alive and well. With a card featuring big name fighters from other major east coast cities, fans packed the DC Armory for the biggest night of boxing since Mike Tyson’s last hurrah in 2005 at... >>more
04/17/2014 - 9:37am
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
04/16/2014 - 10:06am
An intercollegiate dance competition in its 21st year, the South Asian Society of the George Washington University hosted the epic Bhangra Blowout XXI at Lisner Auditorium on April 5, 2014. Slated to be a show of eight Bhangra dance teams competing... >>more

Food & Dining

04/16/2014 - 9:38am
You’re bound to be out and about over the weekend taking in the great spring weather and blooms – and if you’re looking for a new place to re-caffeinate and have a quick bite, try Uprising Muffin Company.  Donnie Simpson, Jr.... >>more

Kids & Family

04/15/2014 - 10:27am
On April 5th student entrepreneurs from Mr. LaFleur’s business class at Eliot-Hine Middle School and Serve Your City college volunteer mentors sold lemonade to Eastern Market customers in an effort to promote the benefits of entrepreneurship... >>more

Home & Gardens

04/09/2014 - 12:36pm
In the Capitol Hill Historic District, there are over 8,000 homes, built from the 16th century to the early 1900s. While most people who live here treasure these bits of history that are in their care, a more comprehensive knowledge about a building... >>more
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