The Uline Arena was built in 1941 by Miguel L. "Uncle Mike" Uline for his hockey team, the Washington Lions of the now defunct Eastern Amateur Hockey League.

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Mark on A Wider Circle

When we help a family in poverty, we are really helping ourselves. As humans, we don’t just s...

Wafa on Home

To me, Bahrain is home, but I still think of myself as someone from D.C. I really love this cit...

David on What We Can Learn From Chess

It would be great if everyone, especially the people in the White House, could learn to play ch...

Lorenzo on His Award-Winning Watering

I love to cook big, giant steaks and popcorn. We don't grow any steaks or popcorn at the garden...

Dionte on Construction, but with Plants

When I grow up, I want to be a construction worker, but if that doesn't work out, I will be a p...

Lola on City Blossoms

When you look around this city, so many of the spaces are built by and for adults. Most kids fe...

Return of The Anecdote

People's District presents The Anecdote, a pop-up storytelling night, on November 3rd from 6:30...

Danny on Danny Harris

Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.

Tracy and Josh on Fighting for D.C.

I used to work in the Maryland State Legislature, and people there felt like they could progres...

Josef on Making it Count

Working at an underground sex club taught me about hard work and humility. I got paid $9 an hou...

John on Fighting Fires

Fighting fires runs in the family. It is in our blood.

Marek on Listening to George Clooney

One day, I was playing basketball with George Clooney and he asked me, through a friend because...

Aminate on Being a Blessing

Everyone calls me 'Ma,' even the older folks, because I am a giver. I feed the hungry and help ...

Jim on Capitol Hill Books

In my years here, I have sold lots and lots of books. Overall, I mainly sell fiction, and mostl...

Brianna on Being a Howard at Howard

When my professors ask me to introduce myself, and I say Brianna Howard, I always get a chuckle...

Kim on Claiming Our History

"To me, it is incredible how Whitman spoke through the generations to people like Hughes, and s...

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