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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
04/20/2014 - 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
04/18/2014 - 1:56pm
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 - 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

Home & Gardens

04/20/2014 - 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

Arts & Entertainment

04/18/2014 - 11:20am
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
04/17/2014 - 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
04/14/2014 - 8:20am
On May 3, 7-9:30 p.m., Rorschach Theatre returns to its “magic in rough spaces” theatrical roots with a one night only, benefit performance at the magnificent Intown Uptown Inn, 4907 14th St. NW, Taking inspiration from the magical world... >>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
04/15/2014 - 8:51am
On Thursday, April 24th, diners across the Washington metro region will join hundreds of thousands of others from across North America to stand up against HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-challenging illnesses by sitting down at restaurants... >>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

Capitol Hill Community

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
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