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Yelp's 10th Anniversary in Anacostia

This weekend after recovering from my intense week at a conference in Connecticut, I managed to get over to Anacostia for the Yelp 10th Anniversary celebration at the… 681 more words

Around Town

Our Diamond in the Rough

By Zerline Hughes

By a miracle, I was able to purchase my very little own piece of the nation’s capital. We’re one exit from Maryland off of I-295 and depending where you face, we can stare across the street into Prince George’s County, Md. 658 more words

Gotta Get Me Some Groceries

I spent some time last weekend experimenting to find the best way to procure groceries (with no car) from my house.

Professionally and academically, I care deeply about equitable access to healthy food, and how race and class shape who gets full service grocery stores, farmers markets, and… 550 more words


Hello, Anacostia!

The past two months have been a blur. One day my mom was telling me to hurry up and finish cooking her Mother’s Day meal because there was a house in Anacostia… 669 more words


Blocked and Blockhead

The Blocked

After a late night of watching the rain fall down at Nationals Park, I awoke in a bit of a fog. Unfortunately the fog in my brain was accompanied by humidity outside. 1,141 more words

"Mount Vernon Trail"

The Story of Dropping Defenses

                                                                              Favorite Anacostia sunset

Last Saturday I was sprawled out in the grass while a 9 year sporting my sunglasses braided my hair, and a 14 year old lazily leaned against my arm. 483 more words


Coding program for minorities leads to affordable housing app

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Nestled in a second floor Columbia Road row house is not your typical coding classroom, and Terri Acker is not your typical student. 128 more words