Pictures of the Cherry Blossoms down on the mall
Content categorized as Ward 2
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
Jeffery McNeil gives his opinion on the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Reporting on the work and services offered by the D.C. Central Kitchen.
Reporting on the annual memorial near Thomas Circle in memory of homeless individuals that have lost their lives.
A Vendor Profile for Warren Stevens, Jr.
Vendor Chris Shaw offers reporting and well-wishes for the soon-to-be closed Green Door Clubhouse.
Reporting on MomsRising’s efforts to reward businesses in DC based on their employment practices and policies.
Street Sense Vendor Patty Smith shares how much her local library in Shaw means to her.
Reporting on the opening of the new public library in Shaw.
Reportin on Organizing Neighborhood Equity DC’s efforts to try to have DC fulfill promises on permanent housing.
A vendor profile for Tommy Bennett.
Discussion on the Freshfarm’s Farmer’s Market located near the White House, as well as the double coupon offer for EBT Food Stamps.
A Vendor Profile and some personal news concerning Street Sense Vendor Kenneth Belkosky.