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Monday, November 29, 2021

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...

Shaw Streets – October 2017

Shaw Competing for Preservation Grant Over the next month, the public can vote for the restoration of an historic “Ugly Duckling” building in the Shaw...

Bloomingdale Bites – October 2017

Drinking for Social Justice at Showtime Coming on the heels of a successful fundraiser for the Women’s March in November, Showtime Lounge once again played...

ANC 6E Report – September 2017

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6E convened its scheduled September meeting. The quorum: Alex Padro (6E01, chair), Anthony Brown (6E02, secretary), Frank Wiggins (6E03, vice...

Art All Night Comes Back to Shaw

Over 20,000 people filled the streets of Shaw on Sept. 23, to attend the Sixth Art All Night festival held by Shaw Main Streets. The festival...

DC Added $8 Million to the Pockets of Low-Income Workers, Thanks...

The District government took innovative steps in recent years to put over $8 million back in the pockets of hardworking residents trying to make...

Phil Mendelson: The Mindful Politician

Phil Mendelson, chairman of the DC Council (D), recently organized a “meet up” at the Firehook Bakery on Pennsylvania Ave. SE. He hasn’t held...

The Wharf: Where DC Meets the Water

Oct. 12 marks the debut of entirely new riverside neighborhood, Phase One of “The Wharf.” This $2 billion renovation of Southwest’s waterfront required several...

Mad as Hell!

I spent most of this summer mad as hell. I was mad as hell because the US Senate tried to rip health insurance away from 41,000 District...

Bloomingdale Bites – September 2017

Aged to Perfection The third week in August is Beer Week in DC, for those who haven’t left the District to beat the heat. The...