Posts Tagged ‘Ward 8’

‘Sediment’ Detected in Water at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School [UPDATE]

DCPS says its providing the school bottled water while testing is done.

Woman Says Lyft Driver Refused to Come to Her Fairlawn Home on Sunday [UPDATE]

"This is the kind of ridiculousness that my neighborhood deals with daily," she says.

Councilmembers Want to Cap D.C.’s Contribution to Wizards’ Practice Facility at $50 Million [UPDATE]

The project is set to be "passively approved" by the Council unless a member takes action.

Bowser Kicks Off St. Elizabeths Demolition for Wizards’ Practice Facility

Taxpayers are funding 90 percent of construction costs.

Alonzo Smith’s Mother to Call for Second Autopsy, ‘Truly Independent’ Investigation Into Son’s Death

Beverly Smith will hold a press conference tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Marbury Plaza Apartments.

Analysis: Kids in Wards 5, 7, and 8 Are Being Left Behind

"Who's benefitting from this influx of wealth?"

Columbus Day Could Become ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ in D.C.?

"We know about the demise of the culture of the people that happened when the Europeans came," LaRuby May said.

Uber: Trips From Wards 7, 8 Have Increased By 600 Percent in the Last Year

And you don't have to wait as long for a ride there, the company says.

Chatter: Ward of the 8

What you said about what we said last week

District Line Daily: Too Close to Call

LaRuby May, whom Mayor Muriel Bowser backed in Ward 8, has a slim lead in the race to replace Marion Barry.

District Line Daily: Barry on Horseback

Marion Barry's son tries to stand out from the crowd.

Photos: Turkey Giveaway

Marion Barry’s Apology Goes Slightly Awry

Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry held his second meeting with members of the Asian-American community today in a Baptist church off Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, where he was expected to apologize for his previous remarks disparaging Filipino nurses and Asian owned businesses.
Unfortunately, we can't tell you firsthand whether he actually did, since he [...]

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2000 Block Shannon Place, SE.  April 10th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: Vigil for Trayvon Martin

Slideshow. 2100 block MLK Jr. Ave. SE. March 23.  © 2012 Matt Dunn