Beneath the bridges of genteel Georgetown, not far from the mansions and embassies, there is an invisible village of small makeshift homes.
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On Friday, August 23, I was introduced to my new internship organization, Street Sense. The new interns were invited to a barbeque in honor of the newspaper’s vendors, and I was lucky to join the party.
When civil rights activists marched in Washington fifty years ago, their movement became known as a push for racial equality. With the anniversary Aug. 28, advocates have been reminding the public and lawmakers that the march was for jobs and freedom.
Chris Shaw recalls his time in a blues band.
The nations capital is a hub of diversity filled with hustle and bustle and all walks of life, but at most intersections, you’ll probably encounter… Read more »
One of college basketball’s biggest rivalries will be cut short when Syracuse leaves the Big East conference and becomes a member of the Atlantic Coast… Read more »
Interfaith collaboration to help the poor is a hot topic right now among religious leaders. That was evident in megachurch pastor Rick Warren’s recent speech… Read more »
Over the past months, groups around the DC area have worked feverishly to help register homeless and low-income district residents for the upcoming election. Historically,… Read more »
The women of N Street Village reacted with elation and nervousness when they first glimpsed the Terrace Theater at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
After overcoming drug abuse and a misdiagnosis, Deana explains her path to redemption.
The springtime is here, my favorite part of the year. This year, spring came early, so I started doing what I love to do. This time of year, I start fishing.
A poem about the lovely tress sown on the mall
Pictures of the Cherry Blossoms down on the mall
On the second and fourth Saturday of every month, people start lining up outside The United Church in Foggy Bottom at 5 a.m. They come with shopping carts, shopping bags and rolling suitcases.
Franklin Sterling, 58, is proud of many things. He is proud to be vendor #214 for Street Sense. He is proud of his back- ground as a ’70s protest kid in D.C., opinionated and steadfast. And, above all, he is proud to call himself a modern poet with a love for the classics.
On Saturday, Feb. 4, McPherson Square made headlines once again after a police raid left the park gutted of its many tents, enforcing the park’s no-camping ban. The following morning, only the two library tents remained standing. The rest had been confiscated, crushed or abandoned.
A look at Street Sense and what it means to be a vendor
Feb. 1 marks the fourth month of Occupy DC, but with encampents in other cities closing, what does the future hold for Liberty Plaza?
A look at the life of long time Street Sense vendor, Veda Simpson
A Spotlight on the Georgetown Ministry Center