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Washington D.C. News

Chinese Disco Hosts Free Comedy Show

Chinese Disco will be hosting a free comedy show Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at 3251 Prospect Street NW. Drink specials will include $5...

Dardanella Hosts The Great Gatsby Party on the Lawn

1930s musical group Dardanella is scheduled to host The Great Gatsby Party on the Lawn on  Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m....

Spreading Smiles Across Northern Virginia

The fourth annual Spreading Smiles event, comprised of offices in Vienna, Fairfax, Arlington, and The Plains, Va. will include local dentists providing services to...

Local Businesses Prepare for D.C.’s Biggest Block Party

WASHINGTON -- Smokey’s Barbershop & Oldies and its owner, Smokey, have been fixtures on H Street for more than 50 years, though business these...

Terrorists Create Gridlock in D.C.

Sept. 15, 2001 The District of Columbia looked like a ghost town by early afternoon on Sept. 11, after the White House and other federal...

D.C. Residents Wary of Police

While residents of the District of Columbia haven't had to endure the drama of racially-tinged incidents involving police officers shooting unarmed Blacks, residents are...

Obama Burgers Become Mainstay of D.C. Gourmet Chain

Eight years ago the race for the White House was decided weeks before the actual election, in what was then known as the Burger...

Struggle Mounts for Grandfamilies in D.C.

When D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and District officials broke ground in June on Plaza West, a Ward 6 development that holds 50 units of...

Crumbling Infrastructure Raises More Concerns

D.C. resident Ronald Johnson was happy with the reopening of the Rhode Island Avenue Metrorail station on Sept. 4 following its closure on Sept....

Minor Killed in Southeast D.C. Double Shooting

A daytime shooting left a boy dead and one man in critical condition after being struck by gunfire in an Anacostia neighborhood on Sept....

MetroStage Opens Season with “Blackberry Daze”

The MetroStage began its 2016-2017 season with Blackberry Daze, a musical adaptation from a bestselling novel by Ruth P. Watson. The play that began...

Black Life and History Association Holds Panel Discussion on Carter G. Woodson

On Sept. 9 at 6 p.m., the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) is scheduled to present a panel...