Early Signs Say Biden Will Engage with Local D.C.

Joe Biden visited Call Your Mother, and tenants asked his administration for rent cancelation.

Cases following Christmas weren’t as high as after Thanksgiving, but the daily case rate and COVID-19 hospitalizations are still in the red, at Phase 0/1 levels. To see today’s coronavirus cases and more information, visit our coronavirus dashboard. [EOM] A week out from reopening schools, 5,200 students accepted in-person slots, while 1,800 teachers were asked […]

Entertainment Grant Not Lifeline Creatives Hope For

Creative entrepreneurs say eligibility requirements of District entertainment grant are too restrictive

The daily case rate is higher now than in May, when the District was under a stay-at-home order. To see today’s coronavirus cases and more information, visit our coronavirus dashboard. [EOM] The “holiday pause” isn’t entirely lifted: People can eat indoors but can’t peruse libraries. Curbside only. [Twitter]   The pandemic made luxury real-estate hot. The […]

Creatives in Need of Funding Say the District Failed Them Twice

Many arts and entertainment workers applied for unemployment after the pandemic destroyed their industry. Receiving unemployment makes them ineligible for entertainment business aid from the District.

At the beginning of 2020, Michelle Busch was focusing on building client relationships and making her company, Event Solutions DC, a go-to for everything from PR to event planning to travel management. Then the coronavirus pandemic shut down the D.C. region in March and nearly all her revenue evaporated. Busch has been getting by on […]

When Will the District Be Demilitarized?

“We will also work with our federal partners to understand their approach on the National Guard presence and the posture at the Capitol and federal assets.”

Unhoused People and Outreach Workers Are Stressed as Inauguration Security Disrupts Aid Efforts Ten days after a pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol left at least five people […] The daily case rate and COVID-19 hospitalizations remain in the red or at Phase 1/0 levels. To see today’s coronavirus cases and more information, visit our […]

Unhoused People and Outreach Workers Are Stressed as Inauguration Security Disrupts Aid Efforts

Road closures and added security measures prevented workers from reaching their clients.

Ten days after a pro-Trump riot at the U.S. Capitol left at least five people dead, Shannon Clark headed out with her partner to distribute loaded Metro cards to unhoused people in downtown D.C.  It was an eerily quiet Saturday morning. The streets surrounding the White House, National Mall, and U.S. Capitol were entirely closed […]

The District Won’t Miss Trump

The big day is finally here.

D.C.’s Vaccination Plans, a Month In In the midst of the chaos of the Capitol insurrection, a second impeachment, and a […] The daily case rate and COVID-19 hospitalizations remain in the red or at Phase 1/0 levels. To see today’s coronavirus cases and more information, visit our coronavirus dashboard. [EOM] Runners-up for the weirdest […]

D.C.’s Vaccination Plans, a Month In

The District’s COVID-19 vaccine program lead answers questions about how the vaccine rollout is going.

In the midst of the chaos of the Capitol insurrection, a second impeachment, and a presidential inauguration, the District is forging ahead with its COVID-19 vaccination rollout. DC Health started vaccinating the city’s health care workforce the week of Dec. 14. In the weeks that followed, DC Health began vaccinating residents and staff of long […]

New Residency Data for Vaccinations Is Concerning

Residents 65 and older that live in Whiter and wealthier wards are getting vaccinated at a higher rate, new DC Health data shows.

DC Health Home Visits To Vulnerable COVID-19 Patients Canceled Through Inauguration Security threats in the District have interrupted the lives of countless residents. Law enforcement officials […] The daily case rate and COVID-19 hospitalizations remain in the red or at Phase 1/0 levels. To see today’s coronavirus cases and more information, visit our coronavirus dashboard. […]

DC Health Home Visits To Vulnerable COVID-19 Patients Canceled Through Inauguration

Contact tracers who tell residents they tested positive or connect them with resources cannot perform responsibilities due to safety concerns following the Capitol insurrection.

Security threats in the District have interrupted the lives of countless residents. Law enforcement officials are asking some residents of Capitol Hill to show identification before entering their homes, while numerous businesses all across the city have temporarily closed. National Guard members are stationed as far north as Malcolm X Park.    The impact of the […]

What We Know About Inauguration Day So Far

D.C. should expect about 20,000 National Guard members, and restaurants, hotels, and other businesses are already closing.

Daily case rate and hospitalizations related to COVID-19 remain in the red or at Phase 0/1 levels. To see today’s coronavirus cases and more information, visit our coronavirus dashboard. [EOM] Mayor considers changing the rules in development cases to slow down the number of lawsuits against large projects. [WBJ]  Within the last 10 years, over […]

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