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Adams Morgan Day ~ continued from page 1

Among the many offerings to enjoy along with the live music and other performances and the vendors of unique, locally crafted items, there will be specials of the day offered by participating restaurants and businesses; an interactive Artists Alley featuring a friendly paint “brush battle”; cultural and historic exhibits, free maps, a keepsake and oral […]

The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement

[Excerpted below is the major portion of Sheila Wickouski’s discussion of the social and artistic aspects of the exhibition at the Phillips Collection which appears in full on page 5 of the August 2019 issue pdf.] In a story in Genesis, an angel asks Hagar in the desert, “Where have you come from, and where […]

17th Street Festival ~ cntinued from page 4

city, is the innovative and much enjoyed all afternoon roving live music performances featuring a variety of acoustic entertainers, including an African band, a flamenco dancer, mariachi band, a Chinese lion dancer, and a New Orleans jazz band. Since this approach was introduced three years ago, festival-goers have let it be known how much they […]

Examples of the works these eight MCA artists will have on display ~ continued from page 4

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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 […]

Affordable Housing Focus of Committee of 100 ~ continued from page 1

Portner Flats SOME Conway Center Golden Plaza, Inc. & Mission First Housing MANNA, Inc. Jubilee Housing National Housing Trust Communities One of the Committee’s awards to individuals was dedicated to the memory of the late Ann Hargrove, long-time committee member and staunch [planning advocate. Another individual awardee was Mi Casa’s Fernando Lemos. Mi Casa serves […]

UPDATED: DC Attorney General Rules Line Hotel in Adams Morgan Not Entitled for Tax Abatement; City Council Acts

As part of its final action on next year’s budget, the City Council on May 28th unanimously adopted a provision stripping out the $46 million tax abatement set-aside benefiting the Line Hotel in light of the AG’s earlier ruling reported below. Somewhat over 50% of those funds, as reported by the Washington Business Journal were […]