I know my list will generate controversy--that's why I wrote it.
There was a woman standing next to me telling every runner that they were doing so well, looking so good, and were amazing. What a kind and generous spirit. Some runners responded with smiles and head shakes, but it helped all of them power through the next arduous mile.
A smart way to increase your own chances of finding these up-an-coming neighborhoods is to leverage apartment-finding services, and then stay firm on your budget.
On November 4th, vote for an independent. Vote for someone who has some semblance of understanding of the everyday struggles you face. Vote for someone who doesn't fly back and forth from Washington to your home district on his or her own private jet.
We've seen many hotels that offer a small shelf of loaner books, but these hotels went above and beyond in creating a literary oasis for their guests.
Given their antic and piratical culture, not to mention their tendency to pray "In the Name of the Pasta, and of the Sauce, and of the Holy Meatballs," I asked Desky if Pastafarians should be regarded as authentic worshipers of His Spaghettiness or just in it for the, uh, saucy fun.
As the World Bank Group (and the IMF) shareholders convened the other week in Washington, DC for their annual meetings, one lesser-known issue grabbed the spotlight -- the new environmental and social policies.
For the last year and a half, I have worked closely with the DC Office of Human Rights to conduct an audit of school bullying prevention policies following the passage of Washington DC's Youth Bullying Prevention Act of 2012 (YBPA).
Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending so much time wallowing in the TWO HUGE SCARY news items that are consuming the entire planet right now, that she has had little time to direct her attention to the normal drivel that readers have come to depend on from her.
The Federal Communications Commission is weighing a petition to ban the use of the name "Redskins" on broadcast outlets.
The unifying social experience for young black men in Washington, D.C. is not attending college, serving in the military or receiving government assistance -- it is being punished by the criminal justice system.
Haynes and a growing number of other schools around the country are trying to flip the script by making learning the constant, and time the variable.
A striking return to form, March on Washington puts Diamond District back on the map as one of the most vital voices in hip hop today. Their 2010 debut In The Ruff garnered fans worldwide as well as caught critics's attention, leading to the shortlist for a Grammy.
While the repercussions of gentrification are easy to see: the rise of cafes, art exhibits, nicer streets, a higher police presence and a wealthier community, the process by which gentrification takes place and it's more insidious effects have yet to be explored.
Since I'm finally mature enough to get it, I thought I'd thank my parents for all the things that made no sense when I was young.
Congratulations on making it to the starting line after months of marathon training. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and run your very best race. Good luck and godspeed!