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America’s Music Community Breaks ‘Bread’ With Connor Christian & Southern Gothic At Benefit Concert

Last year, the self-described roots-rock/country group known as Connor Christian & Southern Gothic (CCSG) made national headlines as one of Billboard magazine's 'Artist on the Verge' for the year.

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Feeding Not Just Food, But Good Food

Agencies in the District focus on nutrition as they fight food insecurity.

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Community Garden Offers Meals and Lessons

Spring has come to Bread for the City’s community garden, a place dedicated to growing and learning about healthy food.

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Fiber-Optical Illusion

Last week, Mayor Vince Gray stopped by the Montana Terrace housing development to celebrate a milestone in a project that he tweeted was “helping to bridge the digital divide.” The nonprofit One Economy Corporation had recently finished wiring eight D.C. low-income housing developments—totaling 1,435 units—with high-speed Internet connections, using the Internet service provider Clear.

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D.C. Public Housing Waiting List to Close; No New Applicants After April 12

The District’s public housing agency is planning to close its waiting list for the first time next week, and it is encouraging needy families to sign up before the list is suspended indefinitely.

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Ready, Set, Grow! City Orchard is Here.

With frigid temps keeping us bundled in our winter warmest, spring visions of picnicking on the National Mall remain as yet mere fantasy. But there is new growth taking root right here in the DC area and that’s no basket of baloney sandwiches.

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BrotherSpeak: Exploring the Lives of Black Men

The Washington Post continues its three-part series that asks: what do you fear, love, and dream of?

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Hunger and homelessness rise in U.S. cities

Across the United States, the number of hungry and homeless people is growing, and budget fights at the federal level are threatening the aid many need to survive, the U.S. Conference of Mayors said on Thursday.