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In Columbia Heights, Minnesota, Students Stand Tall in the Fight Against Bigotry and Hatred

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

In the Minneapolis suburb of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, a community is reeling. Last week, their school board cast a vote that retained Grant Nichols, a member who came under scrutiny for allegedly posting derogatory comments against Muslims on his Facebook page.


The Huffington Post | Ashley Balcerzak | Posted 06.25.2013 | DC

Fires aren't the only raging problem D.C. rescue workers have to deal with. Columbia Heights residents think that firefighters should be a bit more...

WATCH: Skateboarding Dog Will Make Your Day

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 06.05.2013 | DC

Winston, the skateboarding dog from D.C.'s Columbia Heights neighborhood, has captured the fancy of local bloggers. "He's not Tony Hawk, but to me you...

Homeland, a Problem With Location

Jamison Doran | Posted 02.11.2013 | Entertainment
Jamison Doran

I realize the landscape of North Carolina is intoxicating and it must be tempting just to use what you have in every single scene. But Homeland is set in D.C. and some accuracy would be nice, even if it means having Dana and Finn go somewhere besides the Washington Monument.

Diwali Yoga in Columbia Heights

Dawn Cherie Araujo | Posted 11.14.2012 | DC
Dawn Cherie Araujo

For yoga instructor Holly Meyers, the lessons about the light and the dark drawn from Diwali are not for Hindus alone. She rightly notes that many faith traditions have similar constructs.

How Latinos Are Shaping the Future of American Cities

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 11.12.2012 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

As the Latino population in the United States continues to grow, the urban and suburban living preferences of Latino communities will no doubt continue to evolve.

Plan Ahead: Marathon Route Will Cause Big Delays

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're planning on trying to get around town on Saturday, beware: A marathon might block your route. Unlike most major races in D...

Sword Returned To D.C.'s Joan Of Arc's Statue

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Joan of Arc has her sword back, just in time for her 600th birthday next year. For years, those who have gazed out over the skyline ...

Historic Cardozo High School: Then And Now (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- On Monday, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray broke ground on renovations at Cardozo Senior High School, a nearly century-old struc...

Fryer Smoke Prompts Columbia Heights Evacuation

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Late Sunday night, diners at popular Vietnamese noodle shop Pho 14 in Columbia Heights were rushed out the door mid-meal by the D.C. Fir...

Line Of Cars Mysteriously Smashed On D.C. Street

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A speeding SUV smashed a line of cars on a Columbia Heights street in the wee hours of Friday morning and the Metropolitan Police Depart...

Arin Greenwood

Birders: No Reason For Avian Alarm In Nico Dauphine's Poison-Cat Zone | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.04.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Did the bird researcher convicted of trying to kill cats in Columbia Heights actually help birds in need? On Monday, Nico Dauphine, a...

Weekend Track Work Will Close Green And Yellow Line Stations

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.05.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For all those planning on using Metrorail over the upcoming three-day Columbus Day weekend, be aware that major track switch reconstruct...

An Attack On The Soul Of The Nation

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Gabby is always engaging, but never polarizing, and was the least likely person to be targeted by an angry man. But she was. In the midst of tragedy and violence, I believe every Christian must ask themselves: "How am I responsible?"

PHOTOS: 5 Delicious DC Dessert Spots

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Katherine Gustafson

As an adult I have lived in DC on and off for a decade, and in that time me and my fang have ferreted out some of the best and most intriguing places to procure something sweet.