Email signup

Dear PoPville – Should Columbia Heights Fountain be Better Protected?

Dear PoPville,

A year ago I wrote in asking if the Columbia Heights fountain should be protected from damage from skateboarders. As per usual there was probably a 50/50 split saying yes it should be protected, the fountain was brand new and should not be damaged. The other half was arguing for skateboarder’s rights and yuppies should apparently move away if they want nice things. Well, it’s a year later and if you walk over the fountain you’ll notice there are broken or chipped tiles on every other square foot or so. Granted the tiles can break from absolutely anything but the most obvious and highest level of abuse I’ve ever noticed is from skateboards.

Should we keep letting this happen untill the tiles are all broken? Or until all the fountain heads break?

Recent Stories

1328 Florida Avenue, NW The new restaurant will be located across the way from Maydan. While the placard was initially listed under the name Tawle, I’m told, “There is something…

If you have any animal/pet photos you’d like to share please send an email to princeofpetworth(at)gmail(dot)com with ‘Animal Fix’ in the title and say the name of your pet and…

photo by Beau Finley “Dear PoPville, Speaking of Halloween, where do people like to donate blood?

This rental is located at 3601 Wisconsin Avenue, NW. The Craigslist ad says:

×

Subscribe to our mailing list