Stickwork Artist Weaves Something Special for U.S. Botanic Garden’s 200th Anniversary

By Sheila Wickouski  In celebration of its 200th anniversary, the U.S. Botanic Garden is collaborating with renowned stickwork artist Patrick Dougherty to create a custom sculpture to stand throughout the 2020 celebratory year. Combining carpentry skills with love of nature, Dougherty is known for creating installations woven from plant materials, which celebrate nature through both […]

DC Mentoring and Achievement Program

By LeRoy Potts The D.C. Mentoring and Achievement Program (D.C. MAAP), a local not-for-profit, focused on assisting D.C. residents, particularly Southwest residents, find jobs in the hospitality, entertainment, and service sectors, will hold a listening session with job seekers to learn about challenges to finding employment.   A volunteer-run organization, D.C. MAAP opened its doors back […]

NATS FINISH THE FIGHT AS CHAMPS

By Mike Goodman Bang! Zoom go the Nationals! Following a stellar close to the regular season, and a playoff run featuring strong Nationals pitching and productivity throughout the lineup, the Nationals finished the fight as World Series Champions. For the fifth time this postseason, the Nationals trailed in an elimination game but came back to […]