The human response to the tropical jungle of Washington was to construct a...– from Gringo Viejo by Carlos Fuentes.
our young people are running in groups, and they are taking advantage of people– Transit Police Chief, Michael Taborn
Mayor hiding in back.– Tom Sherwood
‘Where did they send you to school, Chicago or something? One of those...– from The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver.
Recently, one of my clients took practice rides from their office to the homes...– From “Buyers Quiet Till Inventory Improves“
Whenever I see someone with a Wizards hat or jacket I ask them about the team or...– From “Reflections on Being a Wizards Fan“
During the day, 18th Street’s garishly painted buildings and empty...– From “Adams Morgan Looking Beyond Nightlife”
I see ‘Gentrification Kills’ spray painted on the sides of buildings...– Stan Voudrie, from “D.C., Long “Chocolate City,’ Becoming More Vanilla.”
It is sometimes called the City of Magnificent Distances, but it might with...– From American Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens
Here's to you, D.C.
Because it wouldn’t fit on Twitter: “To my knowledge, winking is neither illegal nor actionable in any county that permits the sale of alcoholic beverages. (I haven’t surveyed the rest.) Like the eye-roll, the wink is a gesture of complicity. Between friends, it means you share a secret. Between strangers, it means you wish you had a secret to share. You should—you must!—wink whenever...
What kind of a city are we? We want conventions here, we want tourists to stay...– Tommy Wells, Ward 6 council member.
A district is a small area. Washington, D.C., is not part of any state.– From Washington D.C. Facts and Symbols by Kathy Feeney