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By: Amanda Menas For people who are searching for homes in D.C., there is a place for everyone. Rental markets are incredibly fluid as new faces migrate in and out every year with election cycles and college graduations. Wards 1...
By: Amanda Menas As the city moves toward a future projected to include one million residents by 2045, development in all sectors is inevitable. Specifically, issues of affordable housing, the homelessness crisis, and ever-increasing gentrification were brought to the forefront when...
By: Davis Kennedy Helicopter noise, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton reported, is negatively affecting the quality of life in parts of Wards 2, 4, 6, 7, and 8. Studies show a correlation between airport noise and the risk of high blood...
By: Carlo Massimo The Roman historian Appian tells us that in 133 BC, Tiberius Gracchus proposed a law that would reduce the property a Roman could own. And that law would hand over the confiscated land to the poor. Eighteen of...
By: Carlo Massimo On Tuesday afternoon, 17 years and four hours after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh pulled up to the Engine 31 firehouse on Connecticut Avenue in Forest Hills.  Six firefighters stood to attention as Cheh...
By: Davis Kennedy There’s a strong chance District residents will witness a shift in D.C. political representation following November’s general election. Non-voting delegate from D.C. Long-time Congressional Democrat Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton will run against Independent John Cheeks, Libertarian Bruce Majors, and...
By: Carlo Massimo Several hundred people had already lined up along the edge of the Vietnam Memorial by 8:00 a.m. The air was damp but notably cool. It was the first breath of a new season, and squirrels on the...
By: Matthew Goldman The ATU Local 689, a union that represents WMATA employees, held a “Truth, Unity and Justice" rally outside of the Metro Center Metro Station on Thursday. Several union leaders and residents called for General Manager Paul Wiedefeld's termination.  What...
Whittle School & Studios will not stick to the status quo of modern education. Instead, the school will reimagine it. Education entrepreneur Chris Whittle, the chairman and CEO of the school, wants students to become global citizens through education....
The Palisades Recreation Center has reopened after a $9.5 million renovation. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on the rejuvenated facility at 5200 Sherier Place NW after taking part in the annual Palisades Fourth of July Parade. “This time last...

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