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Grocery Stores ~ continued from September 2019 issue pdf page 1

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As previously reported, Dupont & Shaw neighborhoods geared up to join in Sep. 14th city-wide “Arts All Night” festival

Sat., Sep. 14 (7pm-12mid in Dupont & to 3am in Shaw ): The city’s only free night-time arts festival, Art All Night,  takes over the Dupont Circle neighborhood this Saturday, starting at 7 pm and continuing until midnight; in the Shaw neighborhood the fun will keep on going until 3 am (more about that below*). […]

McMillan Park Site Demolition Permit

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Teddy Roosevelt and Washington DC’s “Smoke Nuisance”

To view images full size & high resolution, left click on each By Matthew B. Gilmore* In of December 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt’s annual message to Congress contained a passage which would seem rather extraordinary to us today. In that day, the President sent his annual message to Congress in writing. (There was no State […]

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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 […]

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 […]