Change Coming to Saratoga Avenue

Change Coming to Saratoga Avenue

On February 15, 2015, The DC Voice wrote an article about the future plans for Brookland Manor. “Mid-City Financial Reveals New Brookland Manor Plans” was one of our first articles on upcoming changes to Saratoga Avenue in Ward 5.  I drove through Saratoga today and realized that the transformation is starting. The fences are up […]

Residents Can Recite Concerns At Roundtable In the Community Tonight

Residents Can Recite Concerns At Roundtable In the Community Tonight

Tonight is the night is get your voice heard!  Show up and address your concerns or express issues which maybe pending progress of the community. In order to follow up on unresolved issues raised by the Ward 5 community, Councilmember McDuffie request a special Roundtable held by the DC Council Committee on Transportation and the […]

Lease agreement at 2215/2219 Adams Place NE Being Withdrawn

In response to the community’s advocacy the mayor is withdrawing the proposed contract for the lease agreement at 2215/2219 Adams Place NE. The community alerted Councilmember McDuffie to their issues with this contract and he discussed it with the Mayor and filed a Disapproval Resolution.  Yesterday, the Councilmember met with Deputy City Administrator Donahue and […]

Keep It Simple, Central, and Smart, Access to Procurement

Keep It Simple, Central, and Smart, Access to Procurement

In a marketplace where technology drives the bottomline, operating a business can have it’s patterns of ups and downs.  But what really drives the business operation crazy is when its a challenge accessing the data. System Error Can you recall how many times you’ve been ready for business and can’t get into the system because […]

Councilmember McDuffie not having it!

Councilmember McDuffie issued the following statement on the inflammatory flyers that were posted and left on cars in parts of Ward 5 Sunday Night on June 25, 2017. “Let me state in no uncertain terms that bigotry is not welcome in Ward 5 or the District of Columbia. I have spent my career fighting for civil […]

A Permanent Space for Native Washingtonians In All 8 Wards

A Permanent Space for Native Washingtonians In All 8 Wards

While Clark Construction, Forrester, and others continue to build commercial infused residential properties in the city, consuming every centimeter of space, it’s very important that the city reserves a few inches for other plans. Introducing Plans with a Purpose Perhaps with the proposed legislation introduced by Councilmember McDuffie will be passed to “Honor Historic Contributions […]

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. […]

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