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Metro to End Late-Night Weekend Service in Two Weeks

WASHINGTON — As expected, late-night rides on Washington’s subway are coming to an end.

Metro says the system will close at midnight every night starting on May 29. 90 more words

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DOT Secretary Warns He Could Shut Down D.C. Metro

WASHINGTON — Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday he seriously considered ordering a shutdown of the entire Washington Metro subway system last week and may still do that if local officials don’t follow Transportation Department safety directives. 395 more words

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8 Cool All-Blue Projects with Tranquil Undertones    I’m into the monochrome look – I especially liked the blue shipping containers arranged into a Stonehenge replica, but even after fifteen minutes of research, I still have no idea what the point of it is.  184 more words

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Nonprofit Commits $50 Million to Prevent Gentrification East of the River    I’m as against gentrification as the next person, but how do you stop the invasion of people with money by spending millions of dollars? 274 more words

Taking Space

Day 15
Poem 14

Another poem inspired by my experience at the Split This Rock Poetry Festival today.

Taking Space

Who told me I had to stay small, 84 more words

Our Earthly Bodies

Day 13
Poem 12

About the poetic happenings on my commute home tonight. The title was taken from the woman’s workbook.

Our Earthly Bodies

I make myself small, try to be a secret. 173 more words

What's Blooming in DC?

Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC. 165 more words

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