VIA WJLA: A group of American Indians who find the Washington Washington Football Team name offensive wants the Supreme Court to take up the matter. The group on Monday asked the justices to review a lower court decision that favored the NFL team on a legal technicality. Seven Native Americans have been working through the […]

VIA THE WASHINGTONIAN: Tired of your look and looking for a change? You’re in luck—The Washingtonian is seeking men and women from the Washington area who would like a hair, makeup, or wardrobe overhaul for a feature in our December issue. Subjects should be willing to make major changes in their appearance, including hair color […]

VIA CNN: WASHINGTON (CNN) — Virginia prosecutors are asking a state court to set a November 9 execution date for John Allen Muhammad, convicted in a series of sniper-style shootings that terrorized the Washington area in 2002. In a letter dated Wednesday, Senior Assistant Attorney General Katherine B. Burnett said the November date “has been […]

VIA WASHINGTON POST: An open-air farmers market with as many as 20 vendors will operate just north of the White House on Thursday afternoons this fall, after organizers received city permission to close one block of Vermont Avenue for the event. The vendors’ debut next week, encouraged by the White House and community groups, will […]

VIA NORTHERN VIRGINIA MAGAZINE: Dining with young charges can be exhausting—plotting amiable seating arrangements, scavenging for crayons/booster seats, etc.—without worrying if there’s actually anything healthy to eat. These restaurants make kid-friendly their business. Foxfire Grill 6550 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria; 703-914-9280; Average entree: $13 to $20 ($$). Open for lunch, dinner and late-night dining […]

Summer may be coming to a hasty end but that doesn’t mean that the family fun has to. Here are some suggestions on things to do with the kids on the weekends. Best of all–these ideas are all low to no cost! VIA WASHINGTON.ORG: 1. Watch the National Zoo‘s conservation efforts first-hand and pay a […]

Are you ready for some football? Check out the home team’s entire schedule right here and let us know how much you love the Washington Washington Football Team in the comments section. Sep. 13, 2009 at N.Y. Giants 4:15 p.m Fox Sep. 20, 2009 St. Louis 1:00 p.m Fox Sep. 27, 2009 at Detroit 1:00 […]

VIA WJLA: The first lady wants a new farmers’ market to come to D.C., but the location is causing some controversy. If approved, the market would shut down part of Vermont Avenue once a week during rush hour. Nestled in the concrete village that is downtown D.C. could soon be a fresh farmers’ market near […]

Radio Media Appreciation Lunch Pictured above: Radio One Founder/Chairperson Cathy Hughes Publisher The Washington Informer Denise Rolark Barnes General Manager The Washington Afro Edgar Brookins General Manager/Vice President Radio One DC Michele Williams News/Community/Media Relations Director Radio One DC Sheila Stewart

Save the date for the 2nd Annual Spirit of Praise coming to the DC Armory on Saturday, October 10! Get ready to “praise the roof” with performances from Fred Hammond, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Maurette Brown Clark and many more. Check out the flyer below and stay tuned for more details! Tickets go on sale soon! […]

VIA WJLA: More and more fathers are changing their job titles these days: they’re now known as Mister Mom. That’s because the recession has eliminated many male-dominated jobs, like construction and manufacturing. Rob Dalton has a job different from any he’s had before. “And I show up at the school up there, all the mothers […]