12 Dec 2014

Things We Take For Granted:

Ward 6 Council Staff

Since 2007, Tommy Wells has represented Ward 6 on the DC Council. During that time, he has helped foster transformative development across the ward, worked with the community to improve schools, increased transportation options throughout the city and gotten rid of plastic bags, to name just a few of his accomplishments. He has served ethically, […]

11 Dec 2014


Weekend East City Event Round Up: Artists Have the Best Holiday Parties Edition

Thursday, December 11 Washington Project for the Arts – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The latest installment of the Lobby Project brings artist JD Deardourff’s B and E to DC. Deardourff’s collages and screen prints mimic the comic book influences of his work. For more information about the exhibition, click here. The exhibition is located […]

11 Dec 2014

To Do:

To Do List for The Weekend of December 11-14

How are you holding up? What with the egg nog and ugly sweaters and we haven’t even gotten to the latkes yet. Here’s a few more ways to fill your dance cards this weekend. Tonight Theatre Alliance previews its production of Langston Hughes Black Nativity. You’ll have to cross the 11th Street bridge into Anacostia […]

10 Dec 2014


It’s Time To Order Your RPP Visitor Parking Pass Online

The Visitor Parking Permit: it’s a coveted commodity when you have a friend over for dinner, a babysitter who isn’t local, or just about any visitor who needed to get to you by car and planned to stay for longer than two hours. Instead of automatically mailing them, the city is now asking people to […]

09 Dec 2014


Capitol Hill’s Christmas Tree

By Annette Nielsen for The Hill Rag Back in early 2007, the Capitol Hill Business Improvement District (BID) planted an 8-foot evergreen tree at the Eastern Market Metro Plaza to honor their founding President, George Didden III. Days before the dedication ceremony, George faced a devastating illness.  In light of his condition, the BID Board decided […]