The Informer Celebrates Store Opening at Dulles Airport

More than 100 people, including several curious travelers, gathered Thursday near a baggage claim area at Dulles International Airport in Virginia for the official grand opening of The Washington Informer's news and concession store.

City's Next Step Uncertain after Council Nixes Jail Contract

It's back to the drawing board for staffers at the D.C. Office of Contracting and Procurement after the D.C. Council rebuffed the company seeking to provide health care to inmates at the D.C. Jail.

Community Discusses Strategies for Education of Black Boys

If young men of color are to successfully navigate a school system not designed for them, it will take the consistent and concerted efforts of family and community members, members of a panel concluded during a recent forum at a ...

From Backyards to the Bay: What East of the River Stream Restoration Means for D.C.

While trash is a very visible indicator that a stream is unhealthy, the sediment from a stream bank or upland erosion is the pollutant that stands to have the most adverse effect on streams, the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers, and ...

Bald Eagles
: D.C.'s Hottest New Couple

There's a new celebrity couple in town and they are starting a family.

The Exelon-Pepco Merger: Powering a Brighter Future for D.C.

For residents of the greater Washington, D.C., region, the benefits of a united Exelon and Pepco Holdings would go beyond reliable, sustainable and affordable energy.

Office of the People's Counsel 'Powers People First'

I am thrilled that The Washington Informer is making its readers aware of the critical importance of energy efficiency and sustainability as viable resources to all residents and consumers in the District of Columbia.

MURIEL BOWSER: A Sustainable D.C.

When it comes to being a sustainable city, the District of Columbia has posted some impressive leadership numbers. And now we have another top mark to add to our green credentials.

University of DC: Campus of Sustainability

One look around campus at the University of the District of Columbia and it's easy to see why many schools around the nation are holding the school, located in Northwest, as a shining example of green living and sustainability.

D.C.'s Environment Chief Spreads Green Message

During an open house at the DC Department of the Environment on March 15, Mayor Muriel Bowser talked about one of her predecessor’s signature programs: Sustainable DC.

'Bridges' Arts-Exchange Program Connects Cities, Students Through Music

For 60 minutes on a seemingly ordinary Monday morning in mid-March, the Alice Deal Middle School gymnasium was transformed into a concert hall.

Stars Come Out for DC Emancipation Day

DC Emancipation Day 2015 will be a star-studded event taking place on Thursday, April 16 in Freedom Plaza featuring a concert, parade, celebrity lunch panel, fireworks and festivities.

Annual 'Family Day' at Zoo Yields Huge Turnout

Hundreds of D.C. children, their parents and visitors from across the country took advantage of the pleasant spring weather on Monday, making their way to the National Zoo in Northwest for the traditional Easter Monday celebration known as "African-American Family ...

Cherry Blossom Time Returns to D.C.

Over a million people descend upon Washington, D.C. each year for the three-week and four-weekend celebration known as the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

D.C. Ends Practice of Juvenile Shackling

In a collaborative effort, D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie, who serves as the chairperson of the Committee on the Judiciary, with the support of At-Large Council member David Grosso and Attorney General Karl Racine, recently announced what some have described ...