Posts Tagged ‘Parks’

Photo: Gruesome Deer Wandering Around Montgomery County

While the proposed deer culling in D.C.'s Rock Creek Park has been hung up by a lawsuit, Montgomery County started its own culling program in Rock Creek Stream Valley Park last month. But according to one animal rights group, not all the deer that get shot in Montgomery County die.
According to animal rights group In [...]

The Needle: Inequality Edition

Separate and Unequal: See a white person in D.C.? Chances are they've got significantly more money than a black neighbor. That sounds outrageously oversimplified, but new census statistics back it up; per capita income for whites in the District is three times what it is for black residents. The income gap is widening in D.C., [...]

Photos: Guns Along the Potomac

Honoring Obama With Park Would Slight Stephen Girard!

Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham seems hellbent on naming a small Columbia Heights park after President Barack Obama.
That would require ditching the property's current name: 14th and Girard Park. Prosaic, certainly, but a name's a name, and tossing away a historic moniker to honor the latest hot thing is not a good precedent to set.
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