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08/30/2014 - 11:17am
Intern Reports Three interns, Freddie Potter, Zachary Horowitz (both from the Washington Center), and Dominique Thomas (District Leadership Program), made presentations to highlight their work during the summer. Potter reported his analysis... >>more
08/30/2014 - 10:45am
Many new faces will be coming to ANC 6B at the beginning of next year, as seven out of 10 commissioners will not seek re-election. One, Dave Garrison, resigned earlier this year and moved out of DC. The departure of so many is unusual, even in a... >>more
08/30/2014 - 10:09am
Where today the parks around the Eastern Market Metro are mostly tired expanses of grass with a few trees, the parks soon could contain an expanded library, formal playground, cafe-style tree bosque and several stormwater management features. The... >>more
08/30/2014 - 9:46am
As time goes by, more and more of us are discovering our neighborhood river, the Anacostia. Whether enjoying the live music on a Friday night at Yards Park, paddling a canoe or kayak through what seems an almost magic wilderness near the Arboretum... >>more
08/30/2014 - 9:12am
DC caught the soccer buzz this summer. The World Cup dominated televisions across the city, and DC United played a superb start to the season. The enthusiasm for soccer adds to our cultural fabric and highlights DC’s diversity.   That... >>more
08/12/2014 - 1:35pm
The Wharf Construction Committee met on August 6 to discuss the development of the Southwest Waterfront. Following formal introductions, the floor was opened to review items on the agenda.  Signage has increased along the streets to help guide... >>more
08/12/2014 - 9:24am
Zoning Request Denied Newton Street Development 3, LLC appeared before the ANC 6E Commission’s July meeting to request zoning relief to allow renovation to an existing building for residential use located at 1740 New Jersey Ave. NW. Due to... >>more

Arts & Entertainment

08/28/2014 - 3:59pm
Show Dates: August 3 – October 26, 2014 Show Location: 4101 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria VA 22304   Alexandria, VA (released: August 28, 2014) – “All Creatures Great and Small” art exhibit opened with an artists’... >>more
08/26/2014 - 7:53pm
One of two engaging new exhibits set to open to the public on September 1st, From Neoclassicism to Futurism: Italian Prints and Drawings, 1800-1925 showcases an oft neglected, yet critical period in Italian art. Comprised of three distinct galleries... >>more

Food & Dining

08/26/2014 - 7:57pm
If you’re a fan of the CSA model, check out the Farm Bus co-founded by Mark Lilly and Suzi Miles-Lilly. Based out of Richmond, VA, they have weekly drop-off locations in Washington, DC at Eastern Market (additional sites in development) each... >>more

Kids & Family

08/26/2014 - 7:50pm
Why Change The System? There many extremely valid reasons for the school boundary changes authorized by Mayor Gray this past Thursday. School boundaries haven’t been comprehensively altered in over 40 years. School closings and reorganizations... >>more

Home & Gardens

08/07/2014 - 10:53am
Every two weeks during the growing season, the sound of mowers and leaf blowers fills the air in Potomac Gardens as a uniformed landscape crew makes its way through the grounds. The men maintaining these grounds are called the Clean Green Team, and... >>more
08/07/2014 - 10:12am
The savvy gardener knows that summer is the perfect time to begin thinking about creating the perfect garden or re-thinking your outdoor spaces.  The process There are several things that you can plan now to make sure that you have to... >>more
08/07/2014 - 9:12am
Is it really true that marigold flowers in a garden provide some kind of protection against insect pests that eat leaves, flowers and veggies? Perhaps only “some kind” of protection. They might do so by actually attracting Japanese... >>more

Real Estate

08/07/2014 - 12:00am
This spring, Hill East community members met with developer Taiwo Demuren and his consultant, Toye Bello, regarding plans to demolish the house located at 1511 A Street, NE and build an 18-unit condominium. Many neighbors raised concerns about... >>more
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