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D.C. Tabs Team for St. Elizabeths East Redevelopment

Outgoing D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Monday the selection of Redbrick LMD-Gragg Cardona to redevelop the first phase of the historic St. Elizabeths East Campus, the largest redevelopment opportunity in the District.

Muriel Bowser Announces Social Service Administrators

Muriel Bowser, who officially takes over Friday as D.C.'s mayor, announced Monday the appointments of three officials with ties to former Mayor Adrian M. Fenty to lead key District government social service agencies.

Marion Barry's Son Continues Father's Christmas Tradition

The son of the late Marion Barry spent Christmas Eve carrying on the former D.C. mayor's legacy of brightening the holidays for underprivileged children in Ward 8.

Organization Honors 'Father of Black History'

To celebrate the 139th birthday of the man known as the "father of black history," one D.C.-based organization recently sponsored a party in his honor.

Pepco to Host Informer's 'Fifty 50 Lens' Photo Exhibit

Pepco will host this month The Washington Informer's “Fifty 50 Lens” photo exhibit, featuring more than 50 black-and-white and color photographs documenting Washington’s history through the lenses of Informer photographers over the past 50 years.

Holiday Gift Drive to be Held for 10 Children of Two Mothers Killed in Crash

Gifts for 10 children whose mothers were killed in an October crash in Oxon Hill will be collected Saturday afternoon at a community youth center in Suitland.

Police, Community Members Meet Amid Controversy

For months, Cherri Branson asked county officials to reveal the findings of an investigation into allegations of excessive force on a Germantown, Maryland, teenager. Her efforts, however, have remained futile because of a rule that protects such information.

United Medical Center to be Managed by Howard University Hospital

Plans unveiled Tuesday by D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray call for the city to continue its ownership of United Medical Center, but with its management to come under Howard University Hospital and the California-based Paladin Healthcare system.

New Aquatic Center in Ward 8 Honors Marion Barry

Mayor Vincent C. Gray joined members of his administration, community leaders and residents to celebrate the opening of the new Barry Farm indoor aquatic center in Ward 8. The official ribbon cutting, held Saturday, Dec. 13, drew dozens of area ...

Howard U., Monumental Sports Forge Partnership

Howard University has entered a partnership with Ted Leonsis' Monumental Sports & Entertainment that will offer group-sales discounts to students, staff and alumni for Capitals, Wizards and Mystics games.

Protesters Rail Against Congressional Block of D.C. Marijuana Bill

Demonstrators have begun sit-ins at the Justice Department to protest Congress's decision to put the skids on D.C.'s attempt to legalize marijuana.

D.C. Residents' Input Sought to Shape Bowser Transition

A DC Vote-led group has launched an initiative to get city residents involved with incoming Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration.

Skyland Workforce Center Opens in SE

The Skyland Workforce Center in D.C.'s Congress Heights neighborhood opened for business this week, the latest sign of progress in the burgeoning Southeast community.

Alpha Phi Alpha Says Farewell to Marion Barry

Several hundred members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.'s Mu Lambda Chapter showed up last weekend to honor their brother, the late Marion S. Barry Jr.

Concerned Citizens Bring Children Holiday Joy

Despite the dreary weather, about 75 people showed up at the home of Cynthia Worsley in Northwest, bringing toys, books or cash for an annual toy and book party sponsored by Bread-for-the Soul — a D.C.-based nonprofit that supports children ...