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Arts & Entertainment

10/24/2014 - 2:23pm
Join the 65,000 'residents' of Historic Congressional Cemetery this Sat., Oct. 25, for the graveyard’s annual Ghosts & Goblets Soiree. This annual Halloween party, now in its fifth year, raises money to support the cemetery's... >>more
10/24/2014 - 8:38am
Friday, October 24 Pleasant Plains Workshop – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Join Pleasant Plains Workshop for a group exhibition featuring the members of DDAY Collective. Members David Ibata, Danielle Scruggs, Alice Wonder, and Yodith Dammlash, explore... >>more
10/22/2014 - 8:56am
The cold air is setting in, leaves are turning colors, and pumpkins and gourds are showing up on stoops all around the neighborhood...all of the signs that the best fall celebration is upon us: Halloween! The Hill is one of the best places to... >>more
10/22/2014 - 12:00am
RFK Stadium will host the opening ceremony for the 2015 World Police and  Fire Games to be held on Friday, June 26. From June 26 to July 5, first responder athletes and other public safety agencies representing 70 countries will compete in 61... >>more

Capitol Hill Community

10/24/2014 - 1:58pm
Don't miss the Hill's doggy costume contest Sat., Oct. 25 at 1 p.m. at Lincoln Park. Categories include: best dog, best dog and person combination, best homemade costume and best celebrity look alike. Enjoy the parade of adoptable dogs from... >>more
10/24/2014 - 5:28pm
The Seventh Annual Magic & Miracles Benefit for Ready, Willing & Working is on Thursday, Dec 4, 6-9 p.m. at The Atlas Performing Arts Center, 1333 H St. NE. WAMU 88.5 Talk Show Host Kojo Nnamdi is Master of Ceremonies. The event will... >>more

Neighborhood News

10/03/2014 - 7:26am
Walking to the polling station on Nov. 4, District voters face a clear choice in casting their ballots. On one side of the equation is a candidate who stands ready to continue down the city's current path chartered by Mayors Anthony A. Williams... >>more
10/24/2014 - 10:11am
As previously reported in the Oct. 21 Blotter, female pedestrians on the 1400 block of A St. SE at 9:29 p.m. were approached from behind by a black male. “Give me your money or I will kill you,” the mugger reportedly said. The victims... >>more
10/24/2014 - 12:00am
There is an EMMCA sponsored ANC 6B Candidates Meet and Greet on Monday, Oct. 27, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the SE Library.  >>more
10/23/2014 - 11:22am
At 6:27 a.m. this morning (Oct. 23), a pedestrian on the 900 block of Constitution Ave. NE was approached by man who demanded money brandishing a gun. The gunman fled without taking any property. The victim was unharmed. First District detectives... >>more
10/22/2014 - 8:45am
As developers build new condos and apartments across the city, there is a growing clamor for larger units–more than two bedrooms–to accommodate families wishing to stay in the city. The demand and lack of supply of housing for families... >>more

Food & Dining

10/24/2014 - 8:54am
Radici Market, an independently owned specialty food & wine emporium located across from historic Eastern Market, is opening this coming weekend. Radici, meaning "roots" in Italian, focuses on the local, the natural and the traditional... >>more

Health & Fitness

10/23/2014 - 8:40pm
The District Department of Parks and Recreation has confirmed that William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center will reopen on Monday, Oct. 27, as scheduled. The pool was closed for cleaning and maintenance. Rumsey is at 635 North Carolina Ave. SE. 202-724-4495... >>more
10/20/2014 - 9:13am
Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this past June, accomplished West African dance instructor Sylvia Soumah breezed into the sun-filled smaller studio at The Washington School of Ballet at THEARC like a gust of enthusiasm and humor. Her drummer... >>more

Kids & Family

10/21/2014 - 12:00am
River Park Nursery School is having its annual yard sale and bake sale on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Eastern Market on the plaza in front of the William H. Rumsey Aquatic Center, 635 North Carolina Ave. SE. Proceeds... >>more
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