The Final Solution For Missing Girls in DC

The Final Solution For Missing Girls in DC

The doors of New Samaritan Baptist church are open, an its not yet Sunday morning worship service!  New Samaritan, and Pilgrim Baptist Church presented a community forum on “Human Trafficking Prevention” for residents of Ward 5 and 6. This discussion comes at a great time surrounding the uncertainty of the analytics searches for hashtag “Missing Girls […]

No Free Smoke, Get Two Doctor’s Notes

No Free Smoke, Get Two Doctor’s Notes

It was certainty “May Day” this morning at the Wilson Building for the Public Roundtable discussion lead by Councilmember Vincent Gray.   “Medical Marijuana Consultations and Patient referrals Rulemaking approval resolution of 2017” was the hot topic.  This is quite an extensive title, and it’s safe to say the same for the measure presumably. More Dr’s, […]

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 […]

Black History Month: Black Creatives Keep the Culture Alive

Black History Month: Black Creatives Keep the Culture Alive

Although Black History Month is coming to an end, Black Creatives gathered at Culture Coffee in Washington DC to discuss ways to keep the community thriving beyond 28 days.  Whiskey Girl’s Live discussion was moderated by blogger, and Spoken Word Artist @whiskey_grrl along with Visual Artist Traci L. Turner with performances by Black Assets, D. Baker, […]

The Silent Displacement

The Silent Displacement

Watching the slow but steady transition of Ward 5 is heart-wrenching. Three story houses go up in a month. Whole blocks vanish in a week. Landmarks are gone forever. That’s the trend throughout DC. Ward 5 is no exception. But the real question is who’s protecting us against the silent displacement taking place? With one […]

This Can’t Be Good!

This Can’t Be Good!

New York Avenue is one of the major corridors in Ward 5. It supports over 100,00 cars a day. Rapid and cargo rail roar through several times a day. And a growing bicycle community waits for some new pathways to take advantage of this thoroughfare. But a closer look at the overpass on Montana Avenue […]

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2016

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2016

Moment Number 01 Coming in at the number one most memorable moment of 2016 is the “DC bitch maybe gel with,” that’s right, not quite sure what that closed captioning means, but next year we will find out. The gag is that you’re only as good as your last story, so at times I keep […]

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2016

MOST MEMORABLE MOMENTS OF 2016

Moment Number 03 I’d been waiting for this moment for three years, and this is a special moment too me so it comes in at number three, #TulumtaughtMe. While reading a magazine, an article about this town called Tulum, Mexico captivated me not because of it’s destination, but because of my love for honey, and […]