Posts Tagged ‘gangplank marina’

How the Other [Insert Tiny Fraction] Lives

Saturday was open house(boat) day at the Gangplank Marina on the Southwest Waterfront—a glimpse into the homes of those who choose to live a gently rocking life. Gangplank is, the day's literature informs, "the largest live-aboard marina on the East Coast." Its houseboats generally fall into one of two categories: semi-normal houses that just happen [...]

With Future Finally Assured, Liveaboards Host an Open House

In the District, laws around apartment living are pretty clear cut. In buildings constructed before 1975, rent can only increase so much per year. You can only evict someone under certain circumstances. If a landlord decides to sell the building, residents have the right to try and buy it.
Everything gets a lot more murky when [...]