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Washington, DC's Newest Gem: Mahogany Books

Last month I had the pleasure of visiting Mahogany Books, DC’s newest Black-owned bookstore. What makes Mahogany books so special is that it is the first time in over twenty years that a bookstore has existed east of the Anacostia River. 89 more words


River of Redemption coming fall 2018

Incorporating seven years of photography and research, River of Redemption portrays life along the Anacostia River, a Washington, DC, waterway rich in history and biodiversity that nonetheless lingered for years in obscurity and neglect in our nation’s capital. 455 more words


argyle platter or valentine?

You decide.

Half-price pottery sale

Saturday and Sunday, February 10 and 11

Noon to 5 each day

2238 Chester Street SE
Washington, DC 20020

a short walk from the Anacostia Metro station… 12 more words


Congress Heights Metro

#DC #CongressHeights #METRO will be seeing major upgrades around it.  According to the Washington Business Journal, “Events D.C.’s entertainment and sports arena is finally taking shape in Ward 8, with the $65 million project slated to open in September and breathe new life in the Congress Heights neighborhood.” 10 more words


Funded Justice Campaign for Anacostia

As many of you know, I’m a resident of Anacostia, a neighborhood that many in Washington, DC continue to associate with crime, poverty, and disrepair. I write this post in the hope that you will support a community effort to hire legal counsel to defend the Historic Preservation of Derelict District Properties Act of 2016 and the promised Class A retail making up an integral part of the Big K Special Merit Project. 358 more words