District Digest: Yo-Yo Ma visits and D.C. Council dysfunctions

Yo-Yo Ma stops by elementary school in Anacostia Famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma and former New York City Ballet dancer Damian Woetzel visited Savoy Elementary School in Ward 8 to perform and work with students after his performance at… Read More

District Digest: Snakes at the zoo, students skip school

This week in the District, eight tentacled snakes were born at the Smithsonian National Zoo, D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson announces an “education crisis” in the number of students with unexcused absences, and a robbery in Dupont Circle… Read More

This Week in the Voice: Fishing in the Anacostia

In this week’s feature, Editorial Board Chair Rachel Calvert heads down to Anacostia to investigate the pollution in the Anacostia river and explores how this pollution effects residents. The river’s history is wrapped up in the racial and socioeconomic… Read More

Anacostia soon to be Anawesome

That’s what I’ve decided after checking out And Now, Anacostia’s images of planned Anacostia development. Vacants are becoming office buildings, barbed wire fences are coming down, and Anacostia is going to look better and be safer. To see… Read More