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02/26/2015 - 12:20pm
“My administration is committed to tackling homelessness head-on. We will end family homelessness in the District by 2018,” Mayor Muriel Bowser declared during a press conference. With more than 600 families are living in pretty... >>more
03/04/2015 - 1:56pm
On March 3, 2015, The US Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia granted a motion filed by owners of Barracks Row Entertainment LLC (BRE) requesting that their bankruptcy filing be dismissed. BRE is a Delaware-based corporation that owns the... >>more
03/04/2015 - 10:42am
Museum officials, architects, contractors, and the media gathered on the morning of February 12 in a tent on Virginia Avenue, SW to mark the start of demolition to make way for Museum of the Bible at 300 D Street, SW. Although demolition... >>more
03/04/2015 - 8:51am
There was a purse-snatching on the 400 block of Eighth St. SE at 6:51 p.m. In Other News There was a car stolen on the 300 block of Fifth St. NE. There were thefts on: the 1400 block of Canal St. SW in Public Housing; the 600 block of I St. SE... >>more
03/04/2015 - 12:00am
6B voted to continue its protest of the Ugly Mug’s liquor license, setting up yet another hearing in late March. The bar is currently seeking a substantial change to its license that would allow it to add a roof deck and, with it, additional... >>more

Health & Fitness

03/04/2015 - 2:16pm
Joanna Andreae was the typical young corporate Washington professional. She had a demanding job that involved travel and an active social life. She was also a gym rat who loved her Barre and cycle classes and running. When she added planning for her... >>more
03/04/2015 - 9:10am
Wanderpups, a veteran-owned dog walking and pet sitting company, donates $1 from every walk to a local rescue dog organization; and is the only company of its kind in the District that offers free 30-minute consultations. “The reason I started... >>more

Commentary

03/04/2015 - 12:23pm
If one wants to enter the mouth of the city, simply visit 500 Indiana Avenue, NW.  This is the destination you head to after you receive that nice little official jury summons in the mailbox surrounded by coupons for discount pizza. Is this a... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

03/04/2015 - 11:42am
For most people, Valentine’s Day conjures up the usual romantic images.  Not so for the police in a SE stationhouse at 5th and E.  For them, it’s party time.  It’s when, for the 16th straight year, they know they... >>more
03/04/2015 - 9:42am
Mary Z. Gray, the delightful writer and raconteur whose book 301 East Capitol: Tales from the Heart of the Hill made her a celebrity in our neighborhood, died peacefully at her retirement residence in Silver Spring on January 30. At 96, she had just... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

03/04/2015 - 11:15am
It’s been a frigid winter, but that doesn’t mean the folks along the H Street NE Corridor have been hibernating. To the contrary, there’s been quite a bit of local excitement, and the coming months promise to hold even more as... >>more
03/04/2015 - 9:11am
No denying season creep. Our new normal is earlier springs, milder summers and longer falls. But, explain winter? The weather hawks at Barracks Row Main Street are concerned. This time winter has gone too far! February begins event season. The job... >>more
03/03/2015 - 12:15pm
A Quest for the Crunch All he wanted was a decent loaf of bread, something reminiscent of the Jewish ryes and Russian black breads of his Brooklyn childhood. But DC in the 1990s offered little to chew on. So Samuel Fromartz began baking his own... >>more
03/03/2015 - 12:12pm
It could be a place before our time. A primal land without us. It’s a place that intrigues and fascinates in a way that demands more questions, but there can be no single answer…no simplistic formula.   Freya Grand talks to us... >>more

Kids & Family

03/03/2015 - 2:42pm
This spring, Eastern High School, “The Pride of Capitol Hill”, will graduate its first class of seniors since 2011. Eight members of this “Legacy Class” play varsity boys’ basketball for the Ramblers, and four... >>more
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