Tag: ward 8

DC leader calls deadly violence an ’emergency’ as patrols increase

WASHINGTON — As the deadly start to the year in D.C. continues, the police say there aren’t any more shootings than the last few years, but that the circumstances around them are harder to survive. Of the 18 killings in D.C. so far this year, most have happened in Council member Trayon White’s Ward 8, […]

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Medical marijuana dispensary is first of its kind in Southeast DC

WASHINGTON — Some VIPs are visiting a new medical marijuana dispensary in Southeast D.C., which they say is providing a new level of cannabis access to residents. The ceremonial opening of Anacostia Organics began with a prayer and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s blessing. “Sometimes we can laugh and giggle about marijuana, right? But it’s big […]

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Mary J. Blige, Cage the Elephant, 1st concerts at new Entertainment and Sports Arena

WASHINGTON — The District will cut the ribbon at the city’s new Entertainment and Sports Arena on St. Elizabeths East campus in Congress Heights on Sept. 22, and the first two concerts will follow in October. On Oct. 6, Mary J. Blige, the Grammy Award winner and 2018 double Oscar nominee will perform, along with […]

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Mary J. Blige, Cage the Elephant are 1st concerts at new Entertainment and Sports Arena

WASHINGTON — The District will cut the ribbon at the city’s new Entertainment and Sports Arena on St. Elizabeths East campus in Congress Heights on Sept. 22, and the first two concerts will follow in October. On Oct. 6, Mary J. Blige, the Grammy Award winner and 2018 double Oscar nominee, will perform, along with […]

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