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Friday, April 23, 2021

Owner of Shaw’s Oldest Barber Shop Dies

Frank Love, proprietor of Gregg’s Barber Shop at 1909 Seventh Street NW, died on August 21. His death marks a milestone in the longest...

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...

A Place You’ve Likely Never Heard of and Should Get to...

It’s called AREC and pronounced “A-REC.” That stands for Aquatic Resources Education Center. Operated by the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE) in cooperation...

Living Wages Help Build the Economy

From ward to ward, thousands of workers do their best to get by but can’t make ends meet because their wages are too low...

Mayor Closes Tidal Basin

Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has directed the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and DC National Guard (DCNG) to close roads adjacent to the Tidal Basin....

DC Voters Want One Fair Wage and DC Council Should Too

At the end of June, DC residents voted for tipped workers to be paid one fair wage. Initiative 77, approved by 56 percent of...

ANC 6E June Meeting Report

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6E held its June meeting on June 2, 2020. The meeting was held as a virtual conference. Commission Chair Rachelle...

Back To School Edition

It may still be really hot, but the start of the school year means that, really, summer is over.   Beyond fresh backpacks and school...

From Principals to Pencils

As a community, we’ll invest $1.7 billion in public education this school year for DCPS and public charter schools. That’s as much as our...

East Side News

Trader Joe’s for the People To the delight of the NoMa neighbors to the east, Trader Joe’s has finally opened its doors in the desert...