02 Jun 2016


Ward 6 Neighborhood Update from Councilmember Charles Allen

Spring seems to have passed us by and we’re going straight into summer. Maybe you’re like me… I welcomed the summer heat by going straight to a splash park on Saturday with my family to cool off and enjoy. Remember that outdoor pools and splash parks are now open! Also, let’s give Shaw Main Streets […]

03 Feb 2016


Books From Birth Launches Tomorrow

Tomorrow morning, Councilmember Charles Allen will join DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and DC Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan to announce the official launch of the city’s Books From Birth early childhood literacy program. Councilmember Charles Allen introduced the Books From Birth initiative last year as part of the city’s efforts to address literacy rates in […]

29 Jul 2015


Summertime Crime, Nighttime Action

Lately, it feels inescapable, more so than other years: everywhere you turn, there is a friend or acquaintance whose car windows were bashed in or who had a package stolen. Someone you know was mugged. Someone you know was stabbed randomly. Is crime really that much worse this summer than all others? Well, yes, and no. According […]

05 Jun 2015


Middle School Blues

This post originally appeared in the May issue of the Hill Rag, both in print and online. There will be a Ward 6 town hall meeting on Tuesday June 24 led by At-Large Councilmember David Grosso where parents can bring their questions and concerns. __________________ Ward 6 parents have been doing it all for years: […]

20 Mar 2014

Local Politics:

Ward Six Councilmember Candidates: Pranav Badhwar

It is no secret that Capitol Hill, like D.C., leans strongly Democrat. So when Pranav Badhwar stepped forward as the Libertarian candidate for Ward Six council member, we at The Hill is Home wanted to know how his campaign would appeal to Hill voters. Although this is Badhwar’s first time running as a candidate for […]

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