Posts Tagged ‘shipping containers’

The Fairgrounds’ Target Demographic: Lexus Owners and Levi’s Wearers

I mentioned in my column this week that the Fairgrounds, the "temporary" bullpen across from Nationals Stadium, was soliciting advertisers for the sides of its shipping containers. A package by Orange Barrel Media—which does the signs on the Verizon Center—identifies 13 potential sites, and helpfully includes Lexus and Levi as examples. It sort of takes away [...]

Temporary is the New Permanent

Two weekends ago, something happened in Anacostia that nobody could remember in recent memory: The streets were full of people. White people. On a Saturday.
They came on bicycles and parked at a bike valet, gallery hopped along Good Hope Road SE, browsed vintage clothing, lined up at food trucks, smoked cigarettes while listening to jazz [...]