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Buddha-Bar DC Hosts First Anniversary Celebration on May 12th

Buddha-Bar DC Hosts First Anniversary Celebration on May 12th

This event comes to us from Alexandra Ludmer:

The owners of Buddha-Bar plan to celebrate the DC restaurant’s first anniversary in style this, Thursday, May 12th.

Basketball Stars Team Up In Southeast To Promote Teen Vaccinations

Former NBA All-Star Bob Lanier and current Washington Mystics Forward Monique Currie joined forces today at Sousa Middle School in Southeast D.C. to encourage teens to receive vaccinations, as part of the Vaccines For Teens campaign.

The event, sponsored by NBA/WNBA Cares in association with the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM), featured the basketball stars, as well as other special guest speakers, like John Kach, a Meningococcal Disease Survivor, discussing the importance of teens receiving vaccines for influenza, meningitis, and other life-threatening diseases.

Volleyball Clinic for Dream For Kids in Washington, D.C. This Weekend


This story comes to us from Rachelle Brehm:

(Washington, D.C. May 9, 2011) Albert "AL-B" Hannemann, 18 year volleyball veteran and Professional Beach Champion has created The National Volleyball League (NVL), a domestic professional beach volleyball tournament series which will take place at 6 events across the United States this year.  The first stop on this journey will be in the nation's capital with charity events, volleyball clinics and an inaugural soiree to kick off its opening season.


Nia Community School Students To Protest Charter Removal



This story comes to us from Edith Thomas:

(Washington, D.C.) – May 9, 2011 –Nia Community Public Charter School (NCPCS) students will protest the revocation of the school’s charter last month by DC Public Charter School Board on the grounds that the PCSB has defied its own precedented practices and bypassed due process for interests unknown. Despite the school’s advanced gains in benchmark assessments DCPCSB has decided to close the school, prior to the time period when the results are published. allowing the most recent assessment results to be the determining factor.


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Ward 2 Budget Meeting Tonight

Tonight, Monday, May 9, there will be a Ward 2 budget briefing regarding the 2012 fiscal year.  

The event will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church,  located at 1315 8th Street NW.

A Mother's Love Letter: "The Way that I Love You"

A Mother's Love Letter: "The Way that I Love You"

It’s indescribable, really . . . the way that I love you. I want more for you than I could ever imagine wanting for myself.

D.C. Named To TripAdvisor's List Of Top Travel Hot Spots for 2011

Washington, D.C. has been named to TripAdvisor's top travel hot spot list as part of their Travelers’ Choice Destinations awards.

The District came in ranked number 15 on TripAdvisor's list of top U.S. destinations. 

Other major metropolises on the list include New York City(which came in ranked number one), San Francisco(3), Las Vegas(4), among others.

To see the entire list, visit TripAdvisor online.