Posts Tagged ‘Anacostia’

On Marion Barry’s Last Night, the Mayor-for-Life Was Still Making Friends

One Anacostia resident who says Marion Barry is his hero got to chat with the former mayor Saturday night.

District Line Daily: Gym Nauseam

Is the D.C. government to blame for Anacostia's vacant properties?

Kimchi and Jeggings at Anacostia’s Good Hope Deli and Market

Some of the first things you notice about Good Hope Deli and Market are the leggings. Animation leggings. Cloud-patterned leggings. Gold glittery leggings. Basically-spraypaint-on-jeans leggings. A row of patterned spandex dangles above the counter of this convenience store in Anacostia, in sizes all the way up to XXXXL. And on Seres Snyder, a food industry veteran [...]

District Line Daily: Four More Years?

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It's finally official: Mayor Vince Gray is running for re-election. He waited months to make the [...]

The Needle: Always-Smoke

 
Day or Night: National Journal argues that politicians making photo-op stops at Ben's Chili Bowl are doing it wrong, since because it's daytime and they're eating greasy food that is only good late at night. But that's plain wrong. Ben's is always good. -4
Lactation Station: The D.C. Council is preparing legislation that would create a central [...]

Will Cory Booker Move to Anacostia?

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, now a senator-elect from New Jersey who once saved a woman from a burning home and opted to live in public housing in Newark, said yesterday that he would "absolutely" consider living in Anacostia when he looks for a place in the District.
CNN's Jake Tapper asked Booker on air Thursday whether he [...]

Photo: Nadia and friend

2000 Block Shannon Place, SE.  June 22nd.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Chatter: Arts and Labor

What you said about what we said last week
With an annual festival, a handful of galleries, and now a new arts center and black-box theater, Anacostia’s arts infrastructure is growing quickly. But will audiences from across the city come to Ward 8? And what will the arts do for Anacostia? We pondered these questions in last week’s cover [...]

District Line Daily: Anti-Muslim Cab Attack

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A Virginia cabdriver and Army reservist alleges he was attacked by a passenger over the Boston [...]

District Line Daily: Hunkering Down

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With tonight's storm just hours away, one question remains: Do we really have to call it [...]

District Line Daily: Unusual Lawsuit

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D.C. corrections officer Walter Sampson is suing the department for failing to accommodate his PTSD, which [...]

Photos: 43rd Annual Turkey Bowl

Slideshow.  Dunbar defeats Anacostia, 12-8.  Nov. 22nd.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Ward 8 Turkey Giveaway

Marion S. Barry Jr. , 1200 Block W Street, SE.  Nov. 20th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

District Line Daily: What to Expect When You’re Baby-Proofing

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Worried Washington parents have created a new growth industry in the city: professional home baby-proofing.
LEADING [...]

After Rock Attacks, Metro Wants to Reduce Bus Service

In a story that sounds like it's more out of a dystopian future than Washington in 2012, Metro has announced that it wants to reduce bus service in certain parts of the Anacostia bus loop line because its vehicles are getting hit by too many rocks.
In a new set of proposed route changes, the transit [...]

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