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Friday, January 27, 2023

We Don’t Need Hating on Shaw

“Some neighborhood newcomers are looking for authentic experiences based on their expectations that inner-city Black areas are dangerous and exciting … Real estate developers...

Ana Harvey: DC’s Business Engine

Petite, bespectacled, with a ready, warm laugh, Ana Recio Harvey could be mistaken for a kindergarten teacher. She is, however, the business muscle in...

Seeing Blue

The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) has been looking into a citywide conversion of streetlights from the familiar orange glow of high-pressure sodium lights...

Budgeting for Statehood

It is budget season in the District, and Mayor Muriel Bowser has proposed putting almost a million dollars to hire a firm to develop...

Doesn’t Take a PhD to Understand Why ‘Kids Ride Free’ Should...

Everyone knows that Metro is facing enormous financial challenges that affect not only our daily commutes but also the economic vitality of our region....

Recycling and Composting in DC Are Getting Easier

“Can I recycle this?” As an avid and self-promoting recycler residing in the District, I dread this question. Unfortunately, and for too long, the...

Protecting DC’s Waterways and Our Natural History

While “statehood” and voting representation in Congress continue to elude residents, in February DC gained a state fish and more authority to protect its...

How Bowser Can Make the Most out of DC’s Upcoming Budget

As spring hits the District, there are plenty of things we can expect: more sunlight, warmer temperatures, and of course, tourists. And early Aprilwill...

DC Eyes Becoming First ‘Green Bank’ City

Developers and renovation projects in the District could get financial assistance from the city to prioritize “green” installations through a new bill Mayor Muriel...

Greening the District

January marked the halfway point of Muriel Bowser’s current term as mayor of the District of Columbia, an opportune time to reflect on her...