DGS Admits It Didn’t Follow the Law

DGS Admits It Didn’t Follow the Law

 Jackie Stanley admits the Department of General Services didn’t follow the law. Ms. Stanley is the Acting Associate Director for Government Affairs & Communications. She made this admission at last night’s ANC 5C meeting. The admission was in response to DGS’ failure to notify the ANC of its intent to lease warehouse space at 2424 Evarts Street. […]

Ward 5: Dumping Ground?

On October 26, 2016, Mayor Muriel Bowser sent a letter to City Council Chairman Mendelson. The letter asked him to consider a proposal to move the DC Department of Parks and Recreation facility from its S Street location to Evarts Street NE. For years, the residents of this section of Ward5 5 have felt they […]

Hackathon – #SaferStrongerSmarterDC

Hackathon – #SaferStrongerSmarterDC

What is Hackathon? Hackathon was the event hosted by the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (OCTO), the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), and the DC Department of Transportation (DDOT). Click the image below to view the report summary. Courtesy: Office of the Chief Technology Officer      

A Self-Serving Traffic Sign Change?

A Self-Serving Traffic Sign Change?

It wasn’t long ago that if you were heading west on Montana Avenue from New York Avenue that the traffic flow seemed somewhat smooth. Finding yourself caught at the light on 18th Street wasn’t nearly as painful as it is now. The natural flow of traffic allows the traffic wanting to make the right turn […]

CAN I KICK IT?

CAN I KICK IT?

The creators of SHAOLIN JAZZ proudly present a unique event catered to lovers of Martial Arts flicks, the music inspired by the films, and everything else in between…CAN I KICK IT?  Every 4th Tuesday of the month we screen a classic martial arts movie while a soundtrack of Hip-Hop, Funk, Soul and cinema soundbites are mixed live by […]

CHAMBERS – A Night of All Things Wu-Tang

CHAMBERS – A Night of All Things Wu-Tang

ART WHINO and SHAOLIN JAZZ join forces to present CHAMBERS, A night of all things Wu-Tang.  Entering their 24th year since their start Wu-Tang has been hailed as the most influential hip-hop group of all-time. Rolling Stone called Wu-Tang Clan “the best rap group ever” and in 2004, NME hailed them as one of the […]

What If This Happened To Someone in Your Family?

What If This Happened To Someone in Your Family?

This is the question President Obama asked during his July 7th press conference in Warsaw, Poland. His comment was in reference to the fatal shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.  The President went on to say “We’ve seen such tragedies far too many times.” But what does all of this mean to a family […]

Amazing Displays At the 2016 DC STEM Fair

Amazing Displays At the 2016 DC STEM Fair

If you missed today’s 2016 DC STEM Fair at Dunbar High School then you missed an amazing display of talented youth, exciting exhibits, big smiles from proud parents, and enough high energy to fill a stadium. The DC STEM fair touts itself as the “premier student competition in the District of Columbia”. If you doubt them spend a […]

DC STEM Fair in Ward 5 at Dunbar High School

DC STEM Fair in Ward 5 at Dunbar High School

Support our youth at the 2016 DC STEM Fair! The DC STEM Fair is the premier student competition in the District of Columbia. The secondary fair is open to 6th-12th grade public, public charter, parochial, private, and home school students. This event brings together students from all eight wards to create, problem-solve, and innovate. The elementary fair is open […]

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