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DC NEIGHBORHOODS THAT SHOULD BE RENAMED ASAP (AND A FEW THAT SHOULDN'T)

Demi Moore’s real name is Demetria Guynes.  I only mention it to prove that branding does actually matter, and why would neighborhoods be any exception?  Renaming neighborhoods isn’t a new thing in the District;  Columbia Heights was originally known as “Pleasant Plains” or “Cowtown.”  (The latter being arguably the worst neighborhood name I’ve ever heard, ever.)  And “NoMa” was only invented a few years ago, but we’ll get to that below. 885 more words

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: December 8–December 10

EMULSION 2017

East City Art’s Fourth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition

Deadline: January 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

The annual juried competition will be held at the 5,000 square foot PEPCO Edison gallery in downtown DC.   694 more words

Eating East Of The River

By Christen Hill

East of river residents are having trouble finding healthy places to eat. These are the stories of the people who live there. Listen as they discuss grocery shopping in a food desert and discover new ways to gain access to quality produce.

Food

Busboys And Poets Delivers Healthier Dining Option To Anacostia

By Christen Hill

When you think of DC restaurant staples, Busboys and Poets is probably up there in your list of trendy, intellectually pleasing places to visit. 412 more words

Food

In Other News ...

These Micro-Lofts Are the Future of Real Estate     I love these tiny living spaces, but I also wonder if there might be a reaction against them soon, sort of like how everyone is getting those comically large smartphones now.  202 more words

City Interests

Demolition by Neglect | Holding DC Government Accountable

East of the river, the Anacostia Historic District has experienced years of disinvestment. The neighborhood contains numerous irreplaceable historic buildings that are vacant and suffering from demolition by neglect. 36 more words

Anacostia

Metro to Close Most Sales Offices Effective November 15 | News Release | WMATA

Facing a nearly $300 million budget gap, Metro will close most in-person sales offices effective Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The move is part of a series of internal actions Metro is taking to reduce expenses and minimize the impact of possible fare increases and service reductions next year. 126 more words

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