Washington DC’s continued march towards a complete urban over-haul makes each new year a curiosity of face lifts, new projects and happy construction workers. Cranes dotting the skyline in almost every neighborhood west of the Potomac (and some east of it) are “gentrifying” and “revitalizing” away to their hearts content. 674 more words
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Our last post chronicled the Beatles’ 1964 arrival to the U.S.
First stop on the money-making-train: The Washington Coliseum. The Beatles went on to achieve record breaking success, but did the venue that hosted them garner as much notoriety as the Fab Four themselves? 429 more words
A 5 minute walk from the NoMa – Gallaudet U metro station will lead you to an unassuming brick building in an obscure area of D.C.’s NoMa neighborhood. 628 more words
WASHINGTON — Pools of sorrow, waves of joy are drifting through the opened door of a leaking, reeking arena not far from the U.S. Capitol. There are dripping pinholes in the curving roof of the abandoned coliseum, and slabs of crumbling concrete that still hold a few sad rows of rusted seats. 686 more words