Email signup

Do we/I complain too much?

I was reading DCist and came across this post from their cousin site Gothamist. The post and comments debate “Old Naughty NYC Vs. Current Boring, Safe NYC”. The debate seemed truly ridiculous to me. It is almost as though they are debating out of pure boredom. Or, is it a case of being careful what you wish for?

But it hit me that we here in Petworth can easily be having this debate 5 years or so from now. I can see it so clearly. Oh, Petworth was so much better before the new condos and Starbucks etc. Hell, I can even see myself saying some of these things. But it is ridiculous, right? We obviously want to live in a safe and clean community. Or do we if the price to pay is a certain disneyfication of the neighborhood? Can we have a clean and safe community without disneyfication?

Until these questions are definitively answered, rest assured I will continue to complain, no I prefer to say, I will continue to observe…

Recent Stories

5333 Wisconsin Ave, NW. Once upon a time photo by m01229 Thanks to a reader for the heads up after yesterday’s news about TJ Maxx closing December 24th: “DSW is…

I definitely did a double take when I saw this tree (above) a few blocks from my house. Good news/timing from the National Park Service this morning: “Stay calm, this…

via google maps From MPD at 10:30pm: “Alert: Shooting investigation in the 1800 block of 3rd Street NW No Lookout.” Updates if/when more info is released.

Thanks to the now open Little Vietnam for sharing with us: “BANH XEO

FeeldWorld DC

Imagine being in a room with other interesting, like-minded humans and feeling confident and encouraged to share who you really are and what you really want? Where no desire or interest is too unusual, and you spend the evening building

Annual Holiday Concert and Sing Along

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Come celebrate the holiday season with Capital City Symphony and Potomac Fever, a close-knit harmony a cappella group made up of members of the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC. Grab your

×

Subscribe to our mailing list