Posts Tagged ‘maps’

DDOT Halfway Through Tree Planting

DDOT notes that it's about halfway through planting the 3,540 trees it promised last fall, and has posted a handy map of all the planting locations and species. (Site works best in Firefox.)

Welcome to Arlington, D.C.

Some 165 years ago this month, residents of what are now Arlington and Alexandria voted to exit the District of Columbia and rejoin the State of Virginia. The retrocession came after years of gripes—some of which would sound familiar today (residents resented Congressional budget meddling), while other would sound quite odd (the retroceders wanted out [...]

The Needle: Global War on Terrorism Edition

Continue to Be Afraid Until Further Notice: By now, Osama bin Laden's body lies somewhere near the bottom of the Arabian Sea, having been deposited there off the U.S.S. Carl Vinson after he was killed by Navy SEALs yesterday. But anyone who thought that would mean the elaborate, and expensive, security apparatus set up around [...]

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