In the back of the Broad Branch Market, tucked behind the bulk dispensers of golden flax seeds (sold out), loose teas (10 varieties, amply stocked), organic muesli (nearly exhausted), and maple almond granola (plentiful), a store employee swirls, sniffs, and swills a plastic cup of sauvignon blanc. She takes notes as the wine distributor standing [...]
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LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
Four shot in Friday night [...]
According to new Metro rules issued Monday, passengers no longer need bags if they're taking folding bikes on a train during rush hour. But there's no need to thank Office of Planning director Harriet Tregoning, whose July bust for carrying a folding bike sans bag resulted in the highest-profile violation of the old rules.
"I don't [...]
My colleague Lydia DePillis is not terribly impressed by branding attempts in Brookland:
The problem with neighborhood branding is that many neighborhoods are similar: They have trees. They have history. They are close-knit communities.
For that reason, the four design concepts the Office of Planning has offered for a Brookland brand could probably apply to any number [...]