DC Funk Parade • Review & 130+ Photos

25 May


Live Music Daily

Funk Parade

May 2,2015 • U Street •Washington,DC


By: Andrew M • Photos by: Josh Brick

By: Andrew M • Photos by: Josh Brick
Last weekend made me proud to call DC my new home.
The U-Street corridor holds a very special history to the city. For years,U Street was a thrivingneighborhood and community, particularly for African American musicians. The neighborhood was even home to Duke Ellington. Then amidst the turmoil ofthe late 60s, the area became to location ofthe 1968 race riots. An abundance of narcotics in the 70s, coupled with bad economic conditions began to plague the U Street community for quite some time. (Source) However, now,the area isstartingto comeback in a big way. It now thrives with music venues scattered in the immediate U Street area with some overlap to adjoining neighborhoods like Adams Morgan.


The daytime festivities of the Funk Parade revealan appreciation for…

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Amino Acids Are the Keys to Good Health

20 Apr

Living a healthy life affords you the promise of getting the most out of your time living.

The Guide to Being Well - Blog

Amino  When it comes to maintaining overall good health, in every facet of the human body’s function and performance, there are few things, if any, which support doing so like amino acids.  Not only are amino acids needed for every single metabolic process, they’re the basis of all life processes.

Perhaps the most important functions of the mostly unheralded amino acids are transport and storage of all vital nutrients. Due to their critical importance to metabolic processes, the roles amino acids play in supporting good health are of such significance that most health issues are essentially tied to amino acid deficiencies.  The onset of obesity, high-cholesterol, diabetes, insomnia, erectile dysfunction, fibromyalgia, wrinkle formation- and most other health problems stem from deficiency of amino acids.

Just as the detriments of amino acid deficiencies are enumerable so too are the health benefits related to having them in the body at sufficient levels…

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