Home Field Advantage: Ben Olsen’s RFK

Home Field Advantage: Ben Olsen’s RFK

The players trickle out of the dugout at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium and onto a near-perfect pitch on a sunny Friday. Groundskeepers in gas-powered carts zip in and out of the main stadium tunnel and circle a dirt track that surrounds the field. United States and D.C. flags flap from the sloping roof that ...

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The Diva Way

The Diva Way

What does it mean to be a diva? A D.C. Diva, that is, the stalwart women’s full-contact football team that is currently surging toward its second straight Women’s Football Alliance Super Bowl Championship.  Well, it’s really not very complicated, but that’s not to say that being a part of one of the District’s proudest, most successful ...

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EverGreen: The Ward 8 Fiefdom of LaRuby May And Friends

EverGreen: The Ward 8 Fiefdom of LaRuby May And Friends

By Bill Myers and Jeffrey Anderson Chroniclers of local politics may have noted two rival clans competing for the wanting throne that presides over the District of Columbia. One house dwells mostly east of the Anacostia River and marks its descent from the Civil Rights era and its principle dynast, Marion Barry. The other unfurls its standards ...

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