Ward 5 has Its Share of Green and History

Ward 5 has Its Share of Green and History

The National Arboretum located in Ward 5 is 446 acres of botanical research and gardening. It was established in 1927 by Congress and is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service. It conducts research on trees, shrubs, turf and floral plants. It has a library with 10,000 volumes and approximately 90 publications […]

Our Station in Ward 5

Radio stations are dispersed among Washington DC and the DMV. The station that was the most popular in Ward 5 was WOL 1450 am. Their first air date was 1928 and their format was “Urban Talk”. The station was Washington’s top rated rhythm and blues music station during the 60’s and 70’s. Owned by Radio […]

Horace and Dickie’s in a League of their own!

Horace and Dickie’s in a League of their own!

Horace & Dickie’s has been a staple in Ward 5 for a long time. Approximately 25 years. Stationed along the H St Corridor, Horace and Dickie’s has been a must visit for celebrities, visitors and DC natives. They are very well known for their fried fish, fried chicken and delicious sides. Often enough you can […]

A Legend is Memorialized…

A Legend is Memorialized…

Charles Louise Brown, better known as Chuck Brown was from Gaston, North Carolina. He is considered the Godfather of Go-Go Music which is a Washington DC ORIGINAL. Singer and guitarist Chuck Brown performed in front of millions of people over his career. His most popular songs are “It Don’t Mean A Thing” “Run Joe” “I […]

Hidden in plain sight with plenty to offer!

Hidden in plain sight with plenty to offer!

Gallaudet University is a small private University located in the heart of Ward 5 that caters to the death and hard of hearing. It serves its students from elementary school all the way through graduate school. The campus is absolutely gorgeous and has its own police department. Founded in 1864, Gallaudet alumnus totals are more […]

The New Ben’s Chili Bowl

The New Ben’s Chili Bowl

Washington DC is known for the Washington Monument, The White House, The Capitol and the Monument. But aside from the Monumental buildings, DC is also known to have historical eateries. One of those happens to be Ben’s Chili Bowl. Ben’s Chili Bowl is definitely a must visit landmark. Fortunate for us in Ward 5, we’ve […]

Crummell School Follow-up Meeting

Crummell School Follow-up Meeting

September 19, 2015               The follow-up meeting to the July 29th meeting was held today at Trinity Baptist Church – one block away from the Crummell School building. The meeting was held to provide feedback from the July 29th meeting as well as solicit more input from the Ivy […]

Bonsai!

Bonsai!

August 2, 2015   Some things never grow old – or do they? The Bonsai collection at the National Arboretum is always on display where the trees age ever so slowly. See more images at Ward 5 On Display.