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Art All Night @CongressHeights

In Art, Congress Heights, Food by RUNINdc

Sat, Sept 23 Art All Night – the Chocolate City Edition – welcomes all to come experience all forms of visual and performing arts, that takes you on a journey across the DC African American Diaspora.  Through myriad forms of art and cuisine, there will be over 20 venues featuring over 300 artists celebrating the history and future of Gospel, …

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DC Mayor Considering St Elizabeth’s for UMC Replacement

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

Mayor Bowser is considering the St. Elizabeths East campus in Congress Heights as the best home for a new hospital to replace the ailing, District-owned United Medical Center. “St. Elizabeths campus was chosen after an analysis of six available potential building sites within Wards 7 and 8,  Mayor Muriel Bowser said in a statement. Political support for replacing UMC, the only hospital east …

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Art All Night in DC – 5 Vibrant Neighborhoods

In Art, Capitol Hill, Chinatown, Congress Heights by RUNINdc

rt All Night : Nuit Blanche DC was founded by Ariana Austin in 2011. Art All Night in DC is an eclectic evening of music, activities, visual and performing artists. Based on a festival concept that began in Paris, The festival is an all-night exploration and celebration of contemporary art, encompassing five of DC’s most vibrant neighborhoods: Congress Heights, Dupont …

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Art all Night @ Congress Heights

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

With a focus on celebration of community and the spirit of Southeast DC, this year’s Art All Night program at Congress Heights will gather DC’s diverse residents around a night of food, music, and art. The aim is to celebrate DC, the Congress Heights community and the spirit of togetherness through a multi-faceted program: live music, visual and culinary art, …

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Ward 8’s First Subway Shuts Down

In Congress Heights, Food, Sandwiches by RUNINdc

When Richard Van Camp envisioned a Subway restaurant being built on MLK Avenue ten years ago, the locals scoffed. A Subway had just closed on Alabama Avenue a year ago and residents didn’t think it had a chance. Still Van Camp and his business partner, Chito Peppler, persevered and opened up the first Subway restaurant in Ward 8.  A lot …

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Art All Night is back next Week

In Congress Heights by RUNINdc

The ultra successful  Art All Night returns to DC on Sept 26!! For seven hours, from 7:00 pm to 3:00 am, the neighborhoods of Congress Heights, Dupont Circle, H Street NE, North Capitol and Shaw will present an eclectic mix of visual arts, performance, music and activities.