Posts Tagged ‘in my backyard dc’

The Needle: Lessons From the Youth

Setting an Example: Despite opposition from their principal, a high school newspaper in Pennsylvania has resumed its ban on the name of their team mascot—hint: it's the same as the Washington football team's—in print because it is offensive to Native Americans. May we suggest using Pigskins instead? +5
Getting Real: According to In My BackYard D.C., Ubertarians may not [...]

NIMBYs, Meet YIMBYs

Washingtonians opposed to development could soon find themselves facing something new: residents who support liquor licenses, want to see more construction, and are actually organized. And if that happens, it'll be due in small part to the proposed U Street NW liquor moratorium.
"I feel like the current system basically gives a heckler's veto to a [...]

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