The National Mall National Parks Service announced they’re predicting peak Cherry Blossom bloom to be March 27-30. It’ll come slightly earlier than the past two years. Both of those peak blooms occurred during the first week of April. It also comes about a week into the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. It starts March 20 and […]


The Newseum has officially closed its doors after thousands of people visited the museum for the last time this week. A lack of funding forced the shut down. Now, its owners are looking for a new home. The artifacts at the Newseum are being put into storage. Johns Hopkins University is taking over the building and […]

Donald Trump attended Game 5 of the 2019 World Series at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. on Sunday night. When he was shown on the jumbotron in the stadium, he was met with a chorus of boos, with some Nationals fans chanting “Lock Him Up”. https://twitter.com/funder/status/1188624322191069184 https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/1188627249718841344 Trump announced earlier in the week that he was […]

D.C. activist Tony Lewis Jr. called into the Quick Silva Show to talk about the looming Possible Of D.C.’s only men’s halfway house closing. As the District plans to close “Hope Village” on October 31st.  Plans for a new halfway house in Northeast Washington are still not clear with less than 90 days before the […]

A $15 federal minimum wage is one step closer to becoming a reality. Thursday, House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Lawmakers were able to pass the bill after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over six years instead of five. They also won assurances […]

A Veterans Affairs employee allegedly video recorded at least four women using the female bathroom. According to WBAL-TV, Alex Greenlee, 24, of Maryland, put micro cameras in stalls underneath toilets based on court documents filed Wednesday. The incidents allegedly happened at the Department of Veterans of Affairs in Washington. Join Our Text Club To Get […]

Transit officials in Washington, D.C., confirmed that one of its employees was not violating any of its rules when she was photographed eating on board a train.

Go-Go music, the homegrown sound of the streets of Washington, D.C., retained its relevancy and prominence by way of a corner store in the Shaw district. However, when complaints of noise came from new transplants in the swiftly gentrifying section of town (in the shadows of Howard University no less), the store was reportedly ordered […]

On Saturday, friends and family of Dick Gregory came together at City of Praise Family Ministries in Landover to celebrate the life of the comedian and activist. Gregory used his comedy and message of social change to becoming a civil rights activist in the 1960’s. Dick Gregory passed away at the age of 84 last […]


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