All Pieces for Lauren Ober

 
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In the past decade, the D.C. has lost 50 percent of its low-cost rental housing stock to condo conversions and “luxury” renovations, according to t...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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For decades, the D.C. Eagle, a gay biker bar, enjoyed a relatively quiet existence on a fairly undeveloped stretch of New York Avenue NW. But as th...

Bought by Wild Planet Radio and XRAY.fm


  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:39
  • Purchases: 2
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Just across the street from the U.S. Capitol, there's a treasure trove of information – the Library of Congress. The library’s holdings include a G...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:34
  • Purchases: 2
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If you’re going to have a frank discussion about heroin use in the Washington region, you have to acknowledge that some people are going to use reg...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
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The Washington region is jam-packed with museum of all kinds, but not all of them have Smithsonian in the title. And not all of them are on the Nat...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Dec 29, 2014
  • Length: 04:21
  • Purchases: 1
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As the nation's capital, D.C. is home to scores of folks whose names and faces are known throughout the world. Among the elementary school set, how...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:34
  • Purchases: 1
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It's pretty safe to say you wouldn't recognize Randi Miller if you saw her on the street. But if she opened her mouth, you might hear something fam...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:53
  • Purchases: 1
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As the longest continuously operating hotel in Washington D.C., The Mayflower on Connecticut Avenue Northwest has played host to Washington’s polit...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:31
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Ever wonder what your brainwaves sound like? Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Katinka Kleijn did so, along with composer Daniel Dehaan and sound ...

Bought by Hark!, WABE, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:39
  • Purchases: 3
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For the uninitiated, navigating the streets of Washington D.C. can be an exasperating exercise. Sure, it's a grid, but why are there four different...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Nov 28, 2014
  • Length: 01:39
  • Purchases: 1
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The National Mall has long been considered "America's front yard." But for years, America's front yard has looked more like an abandoned lot with w...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:49
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Sherell McGee never had a stable home. A product of the D.C. foster care system, McGee was until recently living with two of her four children at h...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 05:55
  • Purchases: 1
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If you walk through D.C.'s Columbia Heights neighborhood on any given weekday afternoon, chances are you'll see them — a scrum of guys hunched over...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:20
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Tonya Pointer leads a pretty normal life. But almost 20 years ago, Pointer's life was anything but. Pointer, who also goes by Nonchalant, was one o...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 06:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Technology isn't a field known for its attention to diversity. Most people’s idea of a computer programmer is a white guy in a hoodie and jeans. Bu...

Bought by PRX Remix and WAMC


  • Added: Aug 15, 2014
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 2
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For the past few years, the Washington Redskins have been embroiled in battle after battle over its team name. Lots of people object to the name on...

Bought by WTJU, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, New Hampshire Public Radio, and WXDU


  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 06:14
  • Purchases: 4
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The year was 1959. Alaska and Hawaii officially became U.S. states. Fidel Castro assumed power in Cuba. And the White Oak Duckpin Lanes opened in t...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 04:50
  • Purchases: 1
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Anne Abernathy is a woman who’s been defying the odds her whole life. After graduating from college, Abernathy became a professional singer and pe...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 06:13
  • Purchases: 2
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Since 1925, the Textile Museum has been housed in the Kalorama neighborhood in NW Washington. But in mid-2014, the museum, which is currently close...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:53
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Currently in Maryland, transgender people can be fired from their jobs, denied housing and prohibited from entering movie theaters, restaurants and...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2014
  • Length: 05:55