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Sunday Afternoon in Casco Viejo

February 10, 2020 - I'm not exactly sure why the Panama City neighborhood I am presently visiting is called Casco Viejo. According to my Eng...
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Endangered Species of D.C.

December 15, 2019 - In Washington these days, one cannot avoid signs that a neighborhood is gentrifying. Some of them are obvious, like a be...
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If Frederick Douglass Really Were Alive, He'd Be Angry

March 14, 2019 - It's a measure of the way American history used to be taught that I was well into middle age before I ever heard of Fred...
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Gentrification Comes to My Old Neighborhood

February 04, 2015 - I was reading a review of an art exhibition in the Washington Post recently when a detail startled me. It was the addres...
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Street Fair in Adams Morgan

September 15, 2014 - When I moved to Washington, lo these many years ago, and needed a place to live, there weren't many options. I couldn't...
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Buying Local for the Holidays V: Biography of U Street

December 07, 2012 - If Washington has an archetypal product, it is verbiage. Detroit produced, or used to produce, cars. Pittsburgh made ste...
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Gentrification in Washington

November 12, 2012 - Nothing I see in my travels through the city of Washington catches my eye like signs of gentrification. It seems to me t...
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