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Sunday, November 18, 2018

H Street Life – April 2017

It’s not just the plants in your garden that are popping up their heads this time of year. New businesses are sprouting along the...

Bill Walsh and the Hill

The news seems to be well known at this point, but I will still note here officially that Bill Walsh, known colloquially in these...

Chiarina Brings Music to Life

On Feb. 18 my wife and I attended a wonderful concert by Chiarina at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. “Voyages in Song” featured voice and...

Always Fighting, Never Losing

Peering out of the fifth-floor window of Potomac Gardens Family, Building 700, Aquarius Vann-Ghasri takes in the neighborhood she has called her home for...

Separate and Unequal Education in 19th Century DC Schools

The road to the integrated school system that exists today in the District of Columbia has its roots at the beginning of the 19th...

A Tribute to the Life of Karen Voellm

Karen Voellm has been in my life for almost four decades. She was one of the first people I met when I moved to...

Not Saving the World, Just a Life

Most days of the week, a weathered-looking man stands on the corner of Seventh Street and Pennsylvania Avenue SE selling Street Sense, a local...

Cheering Public Servants

By “That’s me!” yelped Officer David Naples. The occasion was the 18th Annual Police Valentine Tribute. They and other police officers at the First...

Heard on the Hill – March 2017

There is a commonly quoted ancient curse that may or may not be Chinese (or Scottish?) and may or may not be ancient. “May...

H Street Life – March 2017

Spring is nearly upon us, trees are budding, shoots are poking their heads up, and local gardeners are already hearing the siren song of...