D.C. Solicits Proposals for 'HATfest' Program

The Humanities Council will award $1,500 to individuals and organizations to produce creative, public cultural programming for a series of events to be held at the Gateway Pavilion and the RISE Center in Ward 8.

D.C. to Hold Health Expo at Deanwood Recreation Center

The second annual "Let's Move! DC – Children and Families Health Expo" presented by the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4 at the ...

D.C. to Begin Low-Income Energy-Assistance Program

The District of Columbia's Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) will open to residents on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Informer Friends, Supporters, Staff Celebrate 50th

Those who knew Dr. Calvin Rolark spoke at the opening of a Washington Informer photo exhibit on how much he valued pictures.

Tennis Center's Expansion Moves Into High Gear

The scaffolding, construction workers, backhoes and cherry pickers at the Southeast Tennis & Learning Center signal the more visible parts of $18 million in renovations and remodeling.

Opponents of Marijuana Legalization Speak Out

As D.C. voters consider whether they want to legalize marijuana, a diverse group of residents has joined forces, urging the community to say no.

Boulevard at Capital Centre Poised for a Comeback

The impending arrival of Famous Dave's Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que at the once-thriving Boulevard at the Capital Centre in Largo is, for some, a sign that business is about to blow up at the central Prince George's County pedestrian mall after ...

Health Exec Dale to be Honored at CBC Gala

Karen Dale, executive director of AmeriHealth District of Columbia, the largest Medicaid managed care organization in the District of Columbia and member of the AmeriHealth Caritas family of companies, is being recognized as a "2014 Distinguished Female Healthcare Leader."

Samuel Cornelius Mourned, Remembered as Civil Rights Leader

Samuel J. Cornelius was the center of any room he entered on Capitol Hill.

D.C. Council OKs Bill to Allow Concealed Handguns

The D.C. Council unanimously approved a bill Tuesday to allow people to carry concealed handguns in the city for the first time in nearly 40 years.

Volunteers Hit D.C. Streets to Register Voters

Over 2,000 groups nationwide, including in D.C., showed up in force Tuesday to mark National Voter Registration Day, an effort to register voters and get them involved in the political process.

Marion Barry to Hold Book Signing, Discussion at P.G. Library

Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry will hold a book signing and discussion at Prince George's County Memorial Library's Oxon Hill branch on Sept. 30.

Legendary D.C. Broadcaster Jerry Phillips 'Worked Until the Day He Died'

Legendary D.C. broadcaster Jerry Phillips, who died recently at age 75, was always ready when the cameras began recording.

Volunteers Sought for All-Night Art Festival in D.C.

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities announced that it will expand its annual nightlong street festival for artists to several neighborhoods citywide — and the Congress Heights team is seeking volunteers to help pull off this year's event.

Cherry Blossom Festival Seeks Talent for Parade

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is accepting submissions for its second annual Sing Into Spring Competition, a call for local talent that will highlight the region's outstanding vocalists in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Paradeâ on Saturday, April 11.