By Avery Anapol, Current Correspondent In the District and numerous other U.S. cities, decades of racial inequality have been linked to housing-related discrimination — from rules that explicitly blocked certain races from buying or renting a given property, to mortgage...
British International School of Washington Despite it only being early in the term, outstanding progress has already been made both on a personal and academic level. Most notably, this week our school welcomed Zahra Hussein back from London. Late last year,...
Meet Cody! This black-and-white beauty is the friendliest of cats and is very easily handled. Humane Rescue Alliance staff and volunteers describe her as the perfect personal assistant who is curious and loves to help her human with any...
Keith Knipling — a Naval Research Laboratory scientist and ultra-marathon enthusiast who serves as president of the Virginia Happy Trails Running Club — openly admits that 100-mile races “can suck.” But the source of his motivation is simple, he...
Every year in late October, roughly 30,000 runners descend on the District to run the Marine Corps Marathon. It’s an event I used to find more of an inconvenience than something to celebrate; the extra traffic because of road closures...
A new weekly farmers market opened this summer in Cleveland Park — adding further to the already expansive array of markets that bring vendors and locally based produce into Northwest. The new Cleveland Park market currently features 14 vendors, including Virginia-based...
For many readers, diving into a novel is a chance for escape — an opportunity to travel to an imaginary land or a locale they’ve never seen firsthand. But fiction can also offer new insights into the more familiar. And...
Tayla Burney of WAMU 88.5 Radio: ■ “The Ways of the Dead,” “Murder, D.C.” and “Only the Hunted Run” (“The Sully Carter Series”) by Neely Tucker: “This trio of novels represents the fiction I’ve found most authentically captures the District in...
Amid the bustle of the city, the District’s wealth of parks and trails could easily go unnoticed and become neglected. However, in recent years the city has seen a wave of activism around park conservation, with locals organizing “friends...
Susan Meehan inched down her front steps, two of her own publications tucked under her arm: “Talking to the Night” and “The Color of Truth,” each a collection of poems centered around the changes D.C. has experienced since the...

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