Daily Archives: February 18, 2021

Southeast DC Mourns the Loss of Homeless Grandmother

For the past decade, Angela Hill had been a fixture under the overpass that carries 295 over Pennsylvania Avenue. There is no exact address under that overpass, but Hill was an active member of the surrounding community.  Those who came to know Hill, and met her on that bridge, are now mourning her death. “I’m a Ward 7 resident so…

Design by FaceTime: Virtually Recreate Your Space

Annie Elliott owns her own design firm and understands staring at the same four walls can get stale. “Everybody is tired of their houses;  me included,†she said. But you don’t have to wait for the pandemic to pass to overhaul a space. Elliott has worked with several clients that have been willing to communicate virtually to make improvements to…

DC Cultural Organizations Mark Black History Month With Virtual Performances

From gospel concerts to cultural tours, African-American organizations in D.C. are finding ways to celebrate Black History Month virtually as the coronavirus pandemic continues. The annual celebration began in 1926. In 1976, it became a month-long celebration. Howard University’s gospel choir is among the groups that have stepped onto the virtual stage to engage with audiences. Celebrating Black History month…