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How green buildings build neighborhoods

DC, a leader in the green building movement, is getting more than just energy savings and good vibes from its green buildings.
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National spotlight: Three ways to keep housing affordable for artists

First, help policy makers understand the role of the artist in urban vitality.
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New broadcasting rules bring indie radio stations to DC

Thanks to a new law, D.C.'s airwaves are about to get a lot more local.
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District teens build a tiny house (even though, technically, no one can live in it)

They're learning valuable skills, and, as their teacher says, "they understand that [tiny houses] could be the wave of the future."
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CLIPS: A barber to the Marines watches Barracks Row change

Sheila Knox, a female barber on Barracks Row, reflects on community in her changing neighborhood.
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How to fix DC's downtown "playground desert"

D.C.'s fast-growing downtown neighborhoods have new restaurants, offices and apartments--but few playgrounds. With thousands of children expected to be born in the District in the next five years, where will they all play?
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Last chance: RSVP for Healing through Art

Please join the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities for a conversation exploring how local D.C. organizations are using the arts as an outlet to heal and explore the minds and bodies of those within our community.
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Meet three of DC's tech superwomen

Women in D.C.'s tech scene aren't going anywhere. Here are three (and trust us, it was hard to pick just three) making a splash.
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Street Sense branching out with debut of “Cinema from the Street” documentary shorts

A new job-training program for vendors of D.C.'s street newspaper is taking the nonprofit into new media, and taking viewers on a wild ride.
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Go take a hike--and more ways to enjoy Rock Creek Park this month

It borders 30 different countries. It's older than the National Park Service, which runs it. And it's twice as big as Central Park (take that, New York). Here's why you should make time to (re)discover Rock Creek Park this spring.
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DC's Airbnb hosts offer off-the-beaten-track hospitality

As tourists descend on D.C. in record numbers and as the sharing economy grows in strength, it's worth thinking about the hundreds of Airbnb hosts in the District who help visitors discover unique experiences you won't find in any guidebook.
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CLIPS: A quarter-century in, 'business is even better' at this Adams Morgan barbershop

Kofi Asante moved in when the largest club for African and Caribbean music sat directly across from his shop; now it's a gym. But business is booming at Eddie's Hair Creations, now in its 24th year.
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A year after Startupland, where are the founders now?

One year ago, a documentary series introduced the world to five D.C. entrepreneurs. Here's what happened next.
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#accessartdc asks the tough questions

Elevation DC and the DCCAH's event on arts access Wednesday was designed to get people talking about the city they wanted to see.
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For Petworth residents, new and old, it's om sweet om

The two yoga studios serving Petworth and neighboring Park View aren't just for "young hipsters," says one studio owner.
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