The thrift boutique shop, owned by sisters Tameka Tillman and Tonia Gore, specializes in providing a wide-variety of inexpensive clothing to its customers. “We have everything from Gap to Gucci,” said Ms. Gore. “If it looks good we put it on the rack."[read more...]
Several charter schools are vying to occupy Mamie D. Lee School when it closes at the end of this school year.[read more...]
Changamiré, Ward 5 resident and jazz vocalist, performs in the Straight-Ahead Jazz style, known for its walking bass.[read more...]
On September 20, Mount Sinai Baptist Church held its 34th Annual Health Fair.[read more...]
A cartoon to make you laugh and think.[read more...]
Ward 5 residents no longer have to travel to H Street to experience the “Smith” brand: owner Miles Gray opened Smith Public Trust in Brookland on June 13 at 3514 12th Street NE.[read more...]
Open air markets are bringing the bounty of nearby farms to parts of Ward 5 long devoid of grocery stores, other than the corner market.[read more...]
The new Ward 5 Farmer’s Markets are creating greater access to fresh food by accepting virtually all forms of Federal and DC nutrition assistance.[read more...]
Charter Schools Vie for Mamie D. Lee School BuildingThree schools made a presentation to ANC 5A and local residents. Photo by Jazmyn Cadogan.
Ward 5 Performers Are Heroes for the ChildrenActors prepare for a show. Photo by Jazmyn Cadogan.
Local Jazz Artist Changamiré Releases New AlbumChangamiré. Photo by Jazmyn Cadogan.
After 150 Years, Gallaudet Looks to the FutureGallaudet University. Photo by Christina Scheltema.
Dance Place Celebrates New SpaceDance Place's newly renovated quarters. Photo by Christina Scheltema.
Truxton Circle Church Holds 34th Annual Health FairDemonstration by food specialist Vikki Brown. Photo by Brooke Davis.
The Latest Cartoon from Ward 5 Artist Rajan Sedalia
“Pad Thai, curry, and California Rolls within walking distance? You can’t beat that.”[read more...]
What sets Little Ricky’s apart from the typical Cuban restaurant is the fact that it recreates the atmosphere of a paladar.[read more...]
Neighborhood veterinarian Dr. Ericson Isles has retired and Dr. Shearon Smith is being welcomed as his replacement.[read more...]
Located steps away from Brookland/CUA Metro station, the market is a relatively undiscovered gem.[read more...]
The Winslow siblings have been working with their hands for decades.[read more...]
If ever there was a brick and mortar store proving that one person’s trash is another person’s treasure, this is it.[read more...]
Pledging to offer compassionate, personalized and dependable home care services, Kennedy Care opened its first D.C. office in Ward 5.[read more...]
- Crime Man with ax attacks D.C. police officer (Wash. Post)
- Flowerpots create a safer pedestrian crossing from Gallaudet to Union…(GGW)
- D.C.’s Stadium Club could lose its liquor license (WJLA)
- Council Passes Bill Requiring Affordable Housing on Public Land…(WCP)
- McMillan by the numbers: How much 2 million square feet will cost…(WBJ)
- Why Kenyan McDuffie says D.C. needs its own tech investment authority (WBJ)
- Inside the Washington Firehouse Restaurant (Washingtonian)
- Brookland Pint offers new nods to vegans (Wash. Post)
- A Tiny House Divided (WCP)
- Smaller waiting rooms part of new Providence Hospital emergency room…(WBJ)
Brookland Manor Residents Assn Mtg Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Brookland Manor community center, access from Saratoga Ave, 2525 14th Street NE 5th District Citizens' Advisory Council Mtg Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
5th Police District Headquarters, 1805 Bladensburg Road NE Ivy City Civic Assn Mtg Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 6:30 PM at
Bethesda Baptist Church, 1808 Capitol Ave NE Bates Area Civic Assn Mtg Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Mt. Sinai Church, Corner of 3rd and Q St NW Eckington Civic Assn Mtg Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Location varies – check www.eckingtondc.org, www.eckingtondc.org Lamond-Riggs Civic Assn Mtg Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
LaSalle-Backus Ed. Center, 501 Riggs Rd NE Stronghold Civic Assn Mtg Mon, Dec 1, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
All Nations Baptist Church, 2001 North Capitol St NE Brentwood Community Assn Mtg Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM at
Wash. Center for Aging, 2601 18th St NE