33.1 F
Washington, D.C.
Thursday, February 21, 2019

“Why Not?”: Robert F. Kennedy in Shaw

A recent bestselling biography, “Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit” notes a change from Robert F. Kennedy’s image as the nation’s top “Irish Cop” to...

Opening Day at DC United’s Audi Field

The opening game at DC United’s new Buzzard Point soccer-specific stadium at Audi Field, a 20,000-seat venue, is scheduled for July 14 at 7...

DC Wins a LEED Cities Platinum Award

While the current national administration is rolling back environmental initiatives, DC’s efforts to support and promote a green agenda are paying off. In an...

Anthony Williams Opines on District’s Revival

On The Barras Report, what is happening with cities in America and around the world? Former DC Mayor and The Federal City Council's Executive Director Anthony...

Bowser Proposal Threatens Shaw’s Future

On Friday afternoon, Oct. 26, Mayor Bowser announced her administration’s intention to build a new Banneker High School on the site of the closed...

DC’s Shelters Are Going Green – and Improving Conditions for Residents

Whether you’re a fan of Mayor Muriel Bowser or not, you can’t deny that her administration is taking climate change seriously and working to...

Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh on Public Education

Even before reporters discovered problems with the city's high school graduation rate, Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh (D) was already raising questions. Listen to...

Shaw Streets

Shaw Speakeasies Given Shaw’s plethora of bars and drinking establishments, a number of varieties in style and trends are inevitable. Shaw pioneered the pop-up bar...

Bloomingdale Bites

Denizen’s Future Secured? An item in the public record of commercial real estate transactions sparked conversation in the Bloomingdale community last month about the proposed...

January ANC 6E Report

Commissioners Alex Padro (6E01, chair), Anthony Brown (6E02, secretary), Frank Wiggins (6E03, vice chair), David Jaffe (6E04), Alex Marriott (6E05, treasurer) and Kevin Rogers...