Author Archive for Matt Ramos

Gray Releases Plan to Boost D.C.’s “Creative Economy”

Once again, Vince Gray has bested Adrian Fenty. The Creative Economy Strategy for the District of Columbia Gray unveiled this morning bears more than a passing resemblance to Fenty's 2010 Creative DC Action Agenda, but look closer: Gray's plan is 22 pages longer than Fenty's, has six more mentions of millennials, and has better stock footage of scenesters in office settings.
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In Chevy Chase, Neighbors Rumble Over Rubble (Corrected)

When the previous owner of the home at 3823 Morrison St. NW passed away last year, it was sold to a developer. Built in 1914, the house was torn down last week, over some objections within the community.
Now the neighbors who tried, and failed, to keep it standing are hoping to use the demolition to push for a historic [...]