VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON – Actor Blair Underwood is expected to cut the ribbon on an HIV/AIDS clinic bearing his name. AIDS Healthcare Foundation is opening the AHF Blair Underwood Clinic on K Street in northwest Washington Thursday morning. The clinic is near George Washington University Hospital, where clinic officials plan to admit some patients who […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: About 1,000 taxi drivers went on strike Tuesday in response to a D.C. Council bill aimed at establishing a taxi medallion system or a taxi vehicle certificate system, organizers said. If passed, cabdrivers fear, the bill could substantially increase the cost of operating a taxi in the District. “We see this as […]

The National Zoo hosts special events during the fall season that are sure to entertain the whole family. Mark your calendar and don’t miss a great opportunity to enjoy a day with the animals. Autumn Conservation Festival – in Front Royal, Virginia – October 3-4, 2009, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy an unforgettable day of fun, […]

Discover a World Next Door right here in the DMV. Watch DC diva Sonya Lowery get pampered and primped at the Erwin Gomez Salon & Spa in Georgetown.

VIA WASHINGTON POST: The D.C. bookmobile will be parked, neighborhood libraries will close on Sundays and all city libraries will close on Monday holidays beginning Oct. 5 to help save $4.8 million, as the District tries to cope with its budget crunch. The library cutbacks are one of a number of service reductions that District […]

VIA MYFOXDC: WASHINGTON, D.C. – First Lady Michelle Obama bought some veggies and opened the Vermont Avenue Farmer’s Market. The First Lady told the crowd, “I’ve learned that when my family eats fresh food, healthy food, that it really affects how we feel whether we’re trying to get through math homework or whether there’s a […]

VIA WE LOVE DC: By Karl Johnson Some of us do it because we have to. Some of us do it because our friends do. Some of us do it because it’s how we were raised. And some of us just don’t do it – but we should. Giving back. It’s what makes the world […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Budget problems will force $40 million in budget cuts by D.C. Public Schools by the end of October. The move announced Wednesday could prompt teacher layoffs and increasing class sizes. The D.C. schools budget is estimated at $700 million, and the budget ax has fallen. It’s still uncertain of the effect it […]

How much to we love the First Family? Check out this heartwarming gallery of photos of President Obama, Sasha, Malia and the First Pet Bo below.

VIA MYFOXDC.COM: Washington’s Metro subway system is asking riders to take precautions to avoid spreading swine flu, ranging from covering your mouth when sneezing to carrying tissues, hand-sanitizing gels, and disinfecting wipes. Metro says it also is using an environmentally friendly disinfectant cleaner to wipe down surfaces throughout the system. Metro Chief Safety Officer Alexa […]

Looking for something new to get into around town? Check out local urbanite Sonya Lowery’s “World Next Door” online series, which focuses on things to do in and aroundDC. Watch an episode right here where she showcases the H Street Country Club. For more, visit WorldNextDoorTV.com.

VIA MYFOXDC: RICHMOND, Va. – A Virginia judge on Wednesday set a Nov. 10 execution date for John Allen Muhammad, mastermind of the 2002 sniper attacks in the Washington, D.C., area that left 10 dead. The attorney general’s office last week requested that the execution be on Nov. 9, but Prince William County Circuit Judge […]