30 Jul 2019

DC:

NEW DC STATEHOOD HEARING DATE!

If you were really annoyed that the whole Mueller hearing circus prevented our own DC Statehood hearing from taking place as originally scheduled on July 24, here is a bit of good news: Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton announced yesterday the rescheduled date for the statehood hearing: 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 19. Get ready to […]


03 Jun 2019

DC:

Random but cool: McDonald’s is taking your foreign currency, Thursday

It’s not often that we get a press release from McDonald’s, but this is pretty cool. Considering we have many international travelers in our midst, it might be something you want to do– if you eat at McDonald’s, that is. This Thursday, June 6, from 2-5 p.m., you can pay with foreign currency because Mickey […]


22 Apr 2019

DC:

We Lost a Neighbor and Friend on Friday. Now what?

Ever since my friend Karen Ramsey called me on Friday afternoon to tell me about Dave Salovesh’s death, I’ve been dreading having to write about it. I am but a mere blogger, trying to pass news and information on to you in between my other jobs and raising my kids and weeding my yard so […]


28 Mar 2019

DC:

Spring Cleaning is for Water Pipes, too

If you’re wondering why your tap water tastes a little funny, it’s because starting Monday, DC Water switched from chloramine to chlorine in order to clean the drinking water supply. Here are some tips from DC Water on how to deal with that: From March 25 to May 6, the Washington Aqueduct will change the […]


01 Feb 2019

DC:

Want to Make Sure Metro Stays Open Late? Sign the Petition

Metro currently closes at 11:30 p.m. on weekends and 1 a.m. on weekends. The Metro board would like to keep operating under this limited schedule, as these cutbacks –part of SafeTrack since the summer of 2016– have allowed Metro to do much-needed maintenance. Mayor Bowser would like to see Metro go back to its late schedule. […]


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