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SE Residents Push Back at Developers' Demolition Plans

Residents of the Barry Farm public housing units and Park Chester apartments in Southeast D.C. will converge on the zoning commission's Northwest headquarters Monday in a continued show of force against plans to demolish their homes.

Civil War Museum Honors All-Black Unit

Mark "Ranger" Jones can vividly recall skydiving with a former president, taking a risk to start his own business and working as a military adviser on a major film.

D.C. Celebrates the Life of Robert Moore, 'Mr. Columbia Heights'

Hundreds of people, including the mayor of the District and two D.C. Council members, commemorated the life and accomplishments of the late Robert Moore, known affectionately to many as "Mr. Columbia Heights" on Saturday, July 19 at Shiloh Baptist Church ...

Ben's Chili Bowl to Open Reagan Airport Location on Wednesday

Ben's Chili Bowl, the landmark D.C. restaurant that has for decades been an historic part of city culture, will celebrate the opening of its first airport location Wednesday during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Reagan National Airport.

Bowser to Hold Soccer Stadium Hearings

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) will hold public hearings next week on a proposal to build a soccer stadium in the city.

Gray Expands D.C. Free Summer Meals Program to Saturdays

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday the expansion of the city's Free Summer Meals program to Saturdays, the second straight year he has done so.

Youth Learn Rubrics of Music Production

FAME, supported by the Community Foundation National Harbor Grant, the United Way of the National Capital Area and Prince George's County government, collaborates with its partners to provide grants for the majority of the students so they can attend the ...

AIDS Walk Has a New Name

The Whitman-Walker Health clinic in Northwest recently announced that, after 27 years, it is changing the name of its signature activity.

Norton Sponsors 'Dance Day' Resolution

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton recently introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives marking Saturday, July 26 as National Dance Day.

AmeriHealth Pairs with Teen-Pregnancy Prevention Project

A leading Medicaid-managed healthcare organization will team with the DC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy for the campaign's "Pipeline to Prevention" program.

Gray Lauds Milestones Reached in Ballou Modernization

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray celebrated Tuesday the topping out of steel on the new Ballou Senior High School, which signifies that the steel frame for the building is complete and the Phase 1 of the project is now less ...

Throng of Mourners Say Goodbye to Wayne Curry

It may have been a funeral, but laughter, joyous reflections and chuckles replaced tears and palpable anguish as several thousand people packed into the First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro to celebrate the life of Wayne Curry.

D.C.'s Homeless Get Help from Mayor Gray, Clergy

D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray and leaders from the faith-based community recently joined forces, launching a new program for families faced with housing instability.

Returning Citizens Seek a Second Chance

As a returning citizen, Southeast resident Cliff Wallace said there are two concerns that stay at the forefront of his mind: finding a job and reclaiming his name.

Washington Informer Earns Four NNPA Awards

When Dr. Calvin W. Rolark Sr. insisted on the slogan, “Award-winning newspaper,” his daughter, Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes, had just one desire.

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