Nats' Strasburg Pitches Summer Reading to D.C. Youth

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg visited the Anacostia Library this weekend to read and interact with local youth as part of the D.C. Public Library's 2015 Summer Reading program.

The 2015 District of Columbia Sustainability Awards

The Government of the District of Columbia is looking for leaders in the private and nonprofit sectors to serve as examples of sustainability.

Kenyan McDuffie Hosts Policing Roundtable

D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie convened a roundtable Tuesday at George Washington University Law School to discuss policing policies.

D.C. Store Ordered Closed for Selling Synthetic Drugs

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced Wednesday a court order imposing the one-year closure of a store owned by a retired police officer for repeated sales of synthetic drugs, less than a week after Mayor Muriel Bowser signed legislation cracking ...

Southeast Community Convenes Emergency Town Hall

The youth in Wards 7 and 8 are in dire straits as synthetic drugs, mass incarceration and crime continue to impinge on hope and progress in the District’s often forgotten neighborhoods.

Fresh Summer Dials Up Youth Activities in D.C.

The first summer into her tenure as mayor, Muriel Bowser has focused on providing a mélange of programs across several District agencies to provide children, teenagers, adults and families options to fill up the dog days of summer.

RISE Center Marks First Anniversary

It's been nearly one year since the historic St. Elizabeths East Chapel was transformed into the RISE Demonstration Center with a goal of "connecting the innovation economy, the surrounding communities and District residents."

ACC Honors Wards 7, 8 Commissioners

The historical Anacostia Coordinating Council presented an "An Appreciation Reception for Wards 7 and 8 Advisory Neighborhood Commissioners" on June 30 at Anacostia Playhouse in Southeast.

All Eyes On DC Offers Millennials Infotainment

Native Washingtonians who feel the gentrification of their neighborhoods leaves them without cultural safe spaces can access a new movement receiving live, unfiltered news and analysis about the changes happening in the District from the people who know best.

D.C. Mayor Bowser Gets Tough on Synthetic-Drug Sellers

In light of the recent Metro stabbing death, a woman abandoning a baby in downtown D.C., and dozens of overdoses, District officials have taken action to send a strong message to retailers who sell dangerous illegal cannabinoids that it will ...

D.C. Launches Annual Late-Night Pool Party Series

The D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation announced the return of its popular late-night pool party series as the city's pool season gets into full swing.

Bowser Chides D.C. Council for Cutting Funds for Police Body Cameras

Despite a long battle with the city council over funding, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is proposing to spending $5 million for the purchase of 2,400 body cameras for the city's police officers.

Metrorail Construction Causes Chaos for Weekend Riders

Construction work on the Metrorail system this weekend has caused confusion and chaos for thousands of Red Line riders.

Bowser Signs Bill to Crack Down on Sale of Synthetic Drugs

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law Friday an emergency bill to ramp up penalties against stores that sell synthetic drugs in the wake of a rash of overdoses and violent crimes possibly linked to their usage.

Ben's Chili Bowl to Tickle Palates on H Street

The newest crown jewel of the Ben's Chili Bowl empire opened to much fanfare Wednesday morning as a substantial crowd of area residents, passersby, city and business leaders and food lovers crowded in front of the restaurant for the ribbon ...