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Now that she’s broken through, Dani Moreira gets a sense of satisfaction working alongside other immigrants and showing them that there is a way up the ladder.
“I enjoy seeing all these women next to me and showing them there is a future,” Moreira says. “As an immigrant, showing other immigrants that they don’t have to be stuck washing dishes.”Read More
What appears to drive Ouley Beye as a business owner is greater than just being profitable. She loves to empower others to fulfill their dreams. “It’s still going to be a dream until you make it happen,” she said.
Ouley proudly states, “If I can make it, anyone can.”Read More
The Park View United Neighborhood Coalition is hosting a community meeting with DC Department of Health and Department of Public Works staff to discuss how to manage overflowing trash bins and the rat population on Wednesday, March 6th, 7-8pm at the Park View Recreation Center (693 Otis Place NW)Read More
Fia Thomas runs her successful vintage and used clothing shop, Fia’s Fabulous Finds, while working a full-time government job and raising two daughters. But she says the hard work is worth it.
“I’m really a business owner who has it all,” she says. “I’m married with kids, and I have a passion that I’m pursuing.”Read More
Of the women I interviewed for these series, Steiner is the most outspoken and unapologetic feminist. Her wines are female, her staff is free to kick sleazy men out of the restaurant at will, and she doesn’t care if you don’t like it.
“You can be hospitable and still stand up for yourself,” she says.Read More
This looks pretty handy. The Department of Public Works, which is responsible for street cleaning (and parking tickets!), has released an app for iOS and Android that will send out notifications when it’s time to move your car. Their press release is below… you can find the app on the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Street sweeping starts March 4th… they usually give people a pass on tickets the first week, but after that you’ll find a pink slip on your window (or in the mail) once the sweepers start their work.Read More
The Reading Room at Petworth Citizen is home to so many cool cocktail and drink events, and as a fan of whiskey and bourbons, the one coming next week sounds great to me.
Petworth’s own whisky expert Dan Searing is hosting “Barrel Proof Bourbon,” a class on barrel proof bourbon on February 28th.Read More