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Can Paint, Cellphones and Instagram Reinvent a Neighborhood?

January 07, 2020
A decade or so ago, a Miami real estate entrepreneur named Tony Goldman had an interesting idea. Goldman was working in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood, a down at the heels...
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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 bespectacled, helmeted white guy riding his bicycle...
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Can Golf and Native American History Co-Exist?

October 10, 2019
T o begin this story, I need to go back about 2,000 years. Native Americans roamed the the river valleys of what is now southern Ohio. Historians today call these ancient...
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Monticello: More of the Story

October 07, 2019
When my friend Pat Bradford suggested a road trip to Monticello with her husband, Bruce, I accepted immediately. But I was a little nervous. Pat and Bruce are African-Ame...
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Presidential Politicking in the Flesh

September 19, 2019
Living in the state of Maryland, I don't get much personal exposure to presidential politicking. It's partly that Maryland is a middle-sized state, and in the American p...
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