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Saturday, October 21, 2017

The View From the South Hall

After the Eastern Market fire, emergency legislation was passed to close the 200 block of 7th Street to accommodate the non-food vendors. This was...

Don’t Tread on DC – July 2017

I wear a DC flag or shirt promoting statehood pretty much wherever I go. I wear the shirt so much it gets to the...

Ward 6 Budget Wins

The Council of the District of Columbia is putting the final touches on the city’s budget for next year. Certainly, there are still some...

Don’t Tread on the District

It’s June, so that means Neighbors United for DC Statehood will again be hosting its photo contest celebrating the DC flag and our pride...

Heard on the Hill – June 2017

This was supposed to be a story about resilience and the human spirit. I was going to write about the ever-generous Capitol Hill community,...

Bringing Healthcare Home

There are several ways to be pained in health. One is the physical pain that could land you in a hospital. Another pain could...

‘The Best Is Yet to Be’

For many retirees, the idea of setting your own schedule, chances to take longer travel vacations, and pursuing long-lost dreams is exhilarating. The Robert...

Why Congress Should Keep Hands Off DC

Since the 115th Congress convened earlier this year, some lawmakers have attempted to step into the District’s local affairs. They have introduced measures that...

Living Below the Tower

The month before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAHC) opened its...