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Firefly, located in the posh DuPont Circle area, is one of those rare establishments that lend its patrons a TOTAL dining experience. From mouth-watering cuisine to whimsical décor and unmatched ambiance, this restaurant appeals to all your senses. Executive Chef Daniel Bortnick has found the perfect alchemy between upscale, contemporary American cuisine and grandma’s old […]

Can DC residents register and vote on Election Day? Yes. If otherwise qualified, residents may register at their precinct’s polling place on Election Day and cast a special ballot that same day. Residents may also register and vote a special ballot at any early voting center (the Board’s Office or satellite locations). Whether residents register […]

One Monday out of the month, My Majic 102.3 will host a New Music Monday listening party that will feature an artist that has been featured online and has received the most votes. If you would like to be featured on My Majic’s New Music Monday please upload your song in a MP3 format, your […]

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Lee Boyd Malvo said he remembers each of the sniper shootings in detail. But one moment — one image — stands out among the carnage of that terrifying time 10 years ago: “Mr. Franklin’s eyes.” Malvo remembers being in the blue Chevrolet Caprice, in which police found binoculars and walkie-talkies. He scanned the area to make sure John Allen […]

Here are some local 9/11-related events that are happening in the area.  National Day of Service September 11, 2012. Greater DC Cares recruits thousands of volunteers to serve at more than 50 nonprofit organizations as a part of the United We Serve. Participants will clean parks, revitalize playgrounds, sort food for the hungry, and much […]

On May 12, 1968, over 2,500 activists from Mississippi arrived by bus in Washington, D.C. for a gathering of mass protest that was planned to be long-term at the National Mall. An architect named John Wiebenson secured five acres around the Reflecting pool in Washington in order to build a small independent city with its […]

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The 19th International AIDS Conference has particular resonance in a city blighted by the epidemic. (The Root) — In Washington, D.C., whose residents include the leader of the free world, there’s an interesting juxtaposition. The ornate and imposing buildings that house our federal government stand tall over streets battered by a crushing epidemic. And, in […]

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While the building excitement for the 2015 opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) may seem a long ways off, it is nowhere near as long as the wait for the groundbreaking that took place in February. The museum, which will be located on the National Mall between the […]

Hear the Little Known Black History Fact :Chuck Brown Chuck Brown, who styled a unique mix of funk, soul and Latin party sounds to create go-go music in the nation’s capital, has died after suffering from pneumonia. He was 75. Brown, widely acclaimed as the “Godfather of go-go” for his pioneering sound, died Wednesday at Johns […]

All this because President Obama says he didn’t have a problem with same sex marriage?  We have way too many crazy people in this country.

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Lately former DC mayor Marion Barry has had his own slip of the tongue with statements like:  “[I]f you go to the hospital now, you’ll find a number of immigrants who are nurses, particularly from the Philippines,” said Barry (D-Ward 8). “And no offense, but let’s grow our own teachers, let’s grow our own nurses, […]

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“We’ve got to do something about these Asians coming in, opening up businesses, those dirty shops,” Barry said. “They ought to go. I’ll just say that right now, you know. But we need African-American businesspeople to be able to take their places, too.” The former DC Mayor has back peddled on the above comment but […]