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Archive for June 14th, 2019

Scooters Need to be Reined in Council Must Act

One of our lead stories this month revisits the matter of bikes and scooters, a topic we previously reported in October 2018. In light of the rapidly increasing use of motorized scooter in DC since last year – and of the increased awareness by residents of hazards to pedestrians (not to say anything about hazards […]

June 2019 Issue / July issue pdf to post on the 12th

Gay Pride Parade Reflects Great Progress ~ continued from page 1

As a veteran, I was pleased to see the British Embassy contingent led by military officers, though, as a local, I wish there had been more recognition of local groups by positioning them early in the parade. As always, I was pleased to see Deacon join in the celebration that he long ago started. I […]

Mayor and City Council Honored Gay Rights Pioneer Frank Kameny at June 2010 Ceremony

Early on the morning of June 10, 2010, at the corner of 17th and R Streets, NW, Mayor Adrian Fenty, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, and leaders of the gay community were joined by a large crowd of neighborhood and city residents as the two-block stretch of 17th Street between R and Q Streets was […]

BID Already Taking Action to Reverse Trend ~ continued from page 1

The other panelist, Angela Rakis, owns a marketing consultancy focused on small business and teaches hospitality and tourism management at Elizabeth Seton High School in Bladensburg, Maryland. She wants her students to realize that they can make a career in the restaurant business. She noted Union Market as a model of allowing entrepreneurs to test […]