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What Would it Take to Reopen the District?

We’ve all heard the stories, and some of us are living them. People have lost their jobs, local businesses are worried about paying staff...

Bread for the City Offers Free COVID Testing

Bread for the City (1525 Seventh St. NW) has been offering free access to testing for COVID-19 at their Northwest Center. Testing takes place...

Testing for Asymptomatic DC Residents Expanded

On April 28, the District expanded COVID-19 testing to include more asymptomatic individuals; the first such expansion was announced April 22.  Residents can now...

Get Skinny on Small Business & Contractor Funding

Do you have questions about the new COVID-19 small business funding options or IRS tax filing requirements? Join the DC Department of Small and Local...

Bowser Appoints Chairs of COVID Reopen Committee

On Monday, April 27, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced that the Reopen DC Committee will be Chaired by former Secretary of Homeland Security Michael...

Protesters Call for COVID Decarceration

On DC Emancipation Day, April 16, activists organized a caravan that started at 12 p.m. at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital, 1100 Alabama Ave. SE. The...

Mayor Extends COVID Emergency to May 15

At her April 15th COVID-19 briefing, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) extended the closure of non-essential businesses, the stay-at-home order, ban under public gatherings and...

Bowser Announces Help Line, DCPS Grocery Sites

At her daily COVID-19 media conference Monday, April 13, Mayor Bowser announced two new District resources available to residents affected by Coronavirus. The COVID-19...

Faith Dane Crannitch (1923-2020)

I am saddened by the passing of Faith, an accomplished Broadway and film actress, DC Mayoral candidate and DC Statehood activist. She was 96. I...

DC 2040

The bullet train pulls into Union Station around noon. I look up from my laptop-phone and see people grabbing their Smart Bags before shuffling...