Jack Evans Files to Run in Both June Elections for His Old Seat

January 28, 2020

He’s baaaack … already. Just ten days after leaving his Ward 2 District Council seat that he held for almost 29 years, Jack Evans filed papers with the Board of […]

Sterling Tucker: A Founding Father of Modern D.C.

July 22, 2019

It often seems that life is unfair when public figures pass away at the end of a long life removed at a distance and their important achievements, and the impact […]

Ward 2 Council Member Jack Evans Reprimanded

March 21, 2019

A Council reprimand is not without precedent; the late longtime mayor and Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry and Ward 1 Council member Jim Graham were both reprimanded.

Muriel Bowser Re-Inaugurated as D.C. Mayor

January 3, 2019

In getting reelected, Bowser followed in the big footsteps of Marion Barry and Anthony Williams, the only D.C. mayors to win reelection, a feat that not even her mentor Adrian Fenty was able to pull off.          

Investing in D.C.’s Future Workforce

July 12, 2018

Almost 39 years ago, then-Mayor Marion Barry decided to create opportunities that would support young people transitioning from academia to the workforce. The programs have expanded under Muriel Bowser.

Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos)

March 5, 2018

One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.

Weekend Round Up March 1, 2018

March 1, 2018

Dorrance Dance is at Strathmore and Bowen McCauley Dance is at the Kennedy Center. Also this weekend: a showcase of Oscar-nominated short films at the National Archives.

Carol Schwartz’s ‘Quite a Life!’

December 11, 2017

If there are people that don’t know Schwartz, that omission has been taken care of with the coming of her book “Quite a Life! From Defeat to Defeat … and Back.”

The Barry Statue is All D.C.

December 6, 2017

It’s a few short months away, but this totally D.C. event won’t have any trouble attracting attention. The attention will, I’m quite sure, not be limited to national recognition. The […]

Downtowner DC Nov. 22, 2017

November 22, 2017

CityCenterDC Tree Lighting, Nov. 25 CityCenterDC will kick off its holiday season celebrations Nov. 25 with a tree lighting and performances by the Gay Men’s Chorus and the Cardinal Shehan […]