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The art of preparing for disasters

Mary Tyszkiewicz is using improv to help people prepare for  and recover from disasters. 
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Bread for the City's medical center

Hacking away at poverty

Bread for the City’s social workers are using technology to cut down on red tape to better serve impoverished DC residents. 
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Fifty+ under 50: #foodheroes transforming DC's food system

Everywhere you look in D.C., there are #foodheroes. People helping D.C. residents grow more food, eat healthier, and care for the environment with their eating choices.
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Turning the tables: Chef gives back to farmers with "Table to Farm"

Chef Ryan Gordon at the Queen Vic has started a new partnership with the farmers who provide the fresh, sustainably-grown food for his pub, and he welcomes other chefs to join in the venture.
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Tonight: Arts After Disaster

In recognition of September as National Emergency Preparedness Month, the panel will explore the importance of the arts and humanities during community pre and post-recovery efforts following natural and man-made disasters.
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Ever wondered where DC's trees come from?

To grow the city’s tree canopy to 40 percent by 2032, Casey Trees bought the farm (or, rather, was given one). 
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For DC's downtrodden, the path to a second chance runs through a kitchen

Finding steady work in D.C. is hard enough. When you’re fresh out of prison, dealing with homelessness, suffering from mental illness or substance abuse, it’s near impossible. One non-profit in the District is doing something about that.
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Are DC's new Circulator buses the ride of the future?

The newest Circulator buses are greener and more comfortable--and you can even charge your phone while on board.
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Experts discuss how green buildings are changing DC

Last Tuesday some of the city’s green building experts met to discuss how new building codes are changing the way the city lives and works.  The event was produced by ElevationDC and sponsored by the law firm of Nixon Peabody. 
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CLIPS: J&C Barbershop part of Park View melting pot

Even celebrities have to get their hair cut, and the unassuming barbershop on Georgia Avenue just south of the Petworth metro is where at least two D.C. celebs go. In today’s installment of CLIPS we visit the barber to both former council member Jim Graham and WAMU radio host Kojo Nnamdi.
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Where to buy now: DC real estate experts dish on neighborhoods that should be on your radar

In the market for a home or condo? Prices keep going up in D.C.'s most popular neighborhoods, but that doesn't mean buying is impossible.
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DC's public aquarium now offers fishy birthday parties

Starting this summer, parents can host birthday parties among the fish, crabs and turtles at the Aquatic Resources Education Center in Anacostia Park.    
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Healing Through Art asks: What's the arts' role in DC's mind, body, and soul?

 The conversation engaged community partners who incorporate the arts in programs for at-risk young people, the elderly, people living with and caring for those with life-changing and life-ending conditions, and various members of the arts and non-profit community.
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Senior and out of the closet: DC nonprofit aims to provide affordable housing for LGBT elders

When it opens, Mary's House for Older Adults will be one of the few housing options in the country especially for LGBT seniors. 
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The 7 best Twitter accounts in DC

Need a new online distraction? Gotcha covered.
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