Category: Local News

Thousands watch sun rise on Easter Sunday at Lincoln Memorial service

Thousands gather for the Lincoln Memorial Easter Sunrise Service. (AP) This Easter Sunday is the 41st annual service with Capital Church. (WTOP/Melissa Howell) Gatherers arrived before the sun came up on Easter Sunday, 2019. (WTOP/Melissa Howell) People stand at the reflecting pond on Easter Sunday, 2019. (WTOP/Melissa Howell) The tradition of holding an Easter Sunday…

Devante Smith-Pelly provides nice 'distraction' as Capitals regain spark

Devante Smith-Pelly had yet to take the ice, but the Capital One Arena crowd started chanting his name well before warmups. As radio announcer John Walton and Capitals analyst Mike Vogel discussed Smith-Pelly’s pending return from the American Hockey League in a pre-game video, persistent chants of “DSP, DSP” broke … Original published: 2019-04-21 05:04:08…

National Cannabis Festival celebrates 420, encourages small-business owners

https://cdn.jwplayer.com/players/97nZPhwX-ojydegOP.js The National Cannabis Festival brought live music, entertainment and education to D.C. for 420, with musical guests, such as Ludacris and DJ Biz Markie. But it’s also giving small-business owners a space to spread their message while encouraging others to do the same. Cherron Perry-Thomas with the Diasporic Alliance for Cannabis Opportunities was among…