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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Talking Statehood in LA

I spent a weekend in Los Angeles talking about DC statehood, and it was both insightful and inspiring. One evening, a friend hosted an...

Open Enrolment Extended to Feb 5th

At Wednesday’s signing of the Defending Access to Women's Health Care Services Amendment Act of 2018, Mayor Bowser announced that open enrollment for District...

Man Arrested for Fleeing Officers in Northeast

At 9:13 a.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on the 500 block of 14th Street NE. At 6:34 p.m. Wednesday, there was a robbery on...

DHCD Progress on ‘Vacant to Vibrant’ Initiative

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced on Tuesday the closing of an auction of 33 properties through Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Vacant...

Zoning Commission Defers Shakespeare PUD

In an unusual move, the Zoning Commission (ZC) decided at its meeting Monday night not to set down the Erkiletian/Shakespeare Planned Unit Development (PUD)...

Anthony Williams Opines on District’s Revival

On The Barras Report, what is happening with cities in America and around the world? Former DC Mayor and The Federal City Council's Executive Director Anthony...

Every Litter Bit Counts: Join the Hill East Clean-Up Crew

On the first Saturday of every month, a crowd gathers outside the 7-Eleven at the corner of Independence Avenue and 15th Street SE. Chattering...

Police Investigate Murder of 16-Year-Old in Northeast

Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Homicide Branch are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 1000 block of Mount Olivet Road...

Loaf Coffee Opens in Former Mia’s Coffeehouse Location

They only signed the lease last week, but Chris Pitorri and Keagon Foster were eager to open Loaf Coffee Shop, located at the former...

Man Shot in Face in Southwest

On Friday night at approximately 11:30 p.m. the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) First District received a call about a shooting in the alley behind...