By Mary Cheh On Saturday, I joined the Adas Israel Congregation’s morning services to present a ceremonial resolution in celebration of the Anne Frank House. For those of you who are unfamiliar with this organization, you may be surprised to...
The first five years of a child’s life are more formative than at any other stage, creating either a sturdy or a fragile foundation. Seventy-five percent of brain growth and 85 percent of intellectual, personality and social skills develop...
No matter what the meteorologists or astronomers officially say, summer ends for most us with Labor Day. We know because football — high school, college and pro — is upon us. But warning signs are flashing. Are we seeing football’s...
When assessing recycled rubber infill for synthetic turf fields, it is critical to understand that potential health effects from any chemicals in the rubber have been studied extensively . The best available science indicates that there is no reason...
We respond to the Nov. 8 letter regarding the Sunrise project proposed for 3920 Alton Place NW, the current location of Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church. The Nov. 8 letter by the church’s pastor compared the Sunrise proposal to the...
I'm a new D.C. resident, having recently moved from Brooklyn. First of all, I really enjoy reading The Current, as it has helped me orient myself geographically and psychologically in my new home. Second, it is hard to believe the...
By: MS Broudy Coffee shops aren’t just for coffee. They are places to hang out, hold meetings, and do work. As a writer, I spend a lot of time working in coffee shops. When you work in a coffee shop, you...
In 2015, Washington Post “Wonkblog” reporter Roberto Ferdman tried out the award-winning Wegmans supermarket. He looked carefully for downsides, but had few nits to pick. His article was ultimately titled “Why Wegmans really is the best supermarket in the...
It's bad enough when a member of Congress tries to meddle in the District's local governance to advance an ideological agenda. Now, we face the prospect of an even more dispiriting form of congressional interference. This time, Congress would be...
Efforts to build a public outdoor pool in Ward 3 for summer family recreation have been ongoing for years. Neighbors in every location that has been suggested have successfully resisted having this pool built in their community. Now we’re down...

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