RFK Stadium in southeast D.C.
Community

RFK Plans Reflect Practical Realities, City Says

A redevelopment proposal for the RFK Stadium/D.C. Armory site in Southeast includes youth soccer and baseball fields, a farmer’s market, a 10,000-square-foot memorial to Robert F. Kennedy, access to the east side of Anacostia and a state-of-the-art complex that provides a mix of amateur sports, fitness and entertainment, along with a picnic area and playground. [read more…]

A hemp tye-dye blanket on display at the National Cannabis Festival, Saturday, April 23, 2016 at RFK Stadium. /Photo by Patricia Little @5feet2
Entertainment

NATIONAL CANNABIS FESTIVAL AT RFK STADIUM

More than a thousand people from around the region blanketed the RFK Stadium grounds to attend the National Cannabis Festival on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 12 noon to 8:00 pm in northeast DC. Advocates, consumers, artists, and vendors participated in this first event to celebrate the progress of the legalization of marijuana in the District of Columbia and across the nation. Individuals from diverse backgrounds and age groups, had the opportunity to attend educational seminars, panel discussions, purchase merchandise, and listen to live music by the Backyard Band, Congo Sanchez, and De La Soul. [read more…]