Within a deeply partisan environment, Washington D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) showed that it is possible to reach across the aisle to tackle an issue that affects us all: climate change. On March 7, Norton announced that she was...
I have been in sports all my life, even making the National Soccer Hall of Fame in 1996. Sports taught me lessons in life that have stayed with me for over 80 years. Winning is easy with good feelings, a...
Getting “high” is easy here in D.C.’s Northwest. All it takes is a casual stroll to the District’s official highpoint – its highest point of natural elevation – located in Fort Reno Park, a few blocks from the Tenleytown shops...
The D.C. Council has before it a bill to approve the “framework element” – introductory chapter – of the D.C. Comprehensive Plan. In it, the District’s office of planning suggests the city’s population will rise to 1 million by 2045....
The mayor has submitted to the D.C. Council an initial batch of amendments to the District’s current Comprehensive Plan, which dates from 2006. They’re attracting intense public scrutiny, in part because the mayor has made no secret of her...
Most of the proposed development projects in the city encounter a strong reaction against them - often with valid arguments both for and against that need to be weighed. It would seem the proposed joint development between Wisconsin Avenue Baptist...
President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan provides a much-needed roadmap for ensuring the nation’s transportation systems are prepared to help the economy grow and meet the demands of the 21st century. Now, the president and Congress must come together to help...
People can disagree, but it is sad when discussion about an issue degenerates into lying about an individual or organization. Jose Miguel Vivanco’s Viewpoint piece in the Feb. 14 Current includes the demonstrably false and defamatory statement that “Public...
Fourteen years ago, Pathways to Housing DC introduced a new approach to ending chronic homelessness in Washington, D.C. – a problem that for decades seemed intractable. At that time, few in our area had heard of “housing first” or...
It is a shocking fact of life that if you visit any property in Northwest Washington that is owned by American University (AU) and you park on a public street in a legal parking space rather than in an...

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