Posts Tagged ‘clinton yates’

The Needle: Virginia Kids Play Hooky

The Case for Virginia: D.C. and Maryland kids had to go to school today. But those lucky kids in Virginia have an extra week of summer so that they can go on roller coasters. The state has a longstanding law—the Kings Dominion Law, which has survived many legislative battles—that says schools must start after Labor Day to give [...]

“It’s Been Invaded”: Newcomers and Native Washingtonians Clash at Gentrification Panel

This was not the Prince of Petworth's crowd. An hour into the "Humanitini" gentrification panel at U Street's Tabaq Bistro Thursday night, blogger Dan Silverman was having trouble even being accepted as a resident of his own neighborhood. “It's not your Petworth, Dan,” said one woman. “It's mine.”
Silverman corrected her: "It's really our Petworth."
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