New Orleans’ decision to remove their Confederate monuments has put other American cities on notice that it’s time to either take down their own Confederate monuments or, by default, to defend what they stand for. That puts the District in a tough spot. Not only do we have a Confederate monument, it memorializes one of the very worst of a very bad bunch. … SHOULD DC TO TAKE DOWN ITS CONFEDERATE MONUMENT?
Within the real estate industry, especially in commercial real estate, many projects are discussed, proposed, and negotiated for months or even years. There is usually a lot of time that passes before the end consumer (yes, that is you reading this) actually sees a shovel or a crane cracking open the ground. While some of these projects are purely residential, some are government-owned, and others mixed-use. Regardless of their orientation, they all play a role in reshaping and evolving the cultural landscape of the nation’s capital. … BREAKING GROUND: 3 DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN THE WORKS
No matter what way it manifests itself, pollution is a gross problem to have. It could be plastic floating about in the sea, trash strewn about among trees, or perhaps the greatest culprit in today’s times…smog. With some industrial powerhouses in the States’ biggest cities, the US certainly can’t point fingers, but perhaps the place that is deepest down the rabbit hole in terms of pollution, by a lot of standards, is China. … CLEARING SMOG – WITH A BIKE
Here’s a rhetorical question for you: When did juice get so good?! Seriously, though! One year, the best the world of juice has to offer is removing pulp (ew, thank you very much), and before I know it there is a whole world of juice that has been born that involves mixing fruits and adding spice and way more antioxidants than I ever knew existed. Juice is no longer a sad substitute for kids that aren’t allowed to drink coffee yet, it’s…it’s a thing. If you order juice nowadays, it’s no longer assumed that you must be fighting off some strange form of the bubonic plague, instead, people will probably think that you’re as hip as they come or that you have your life super together. … GETTING JUICY IN DC: THE DISTRICT’S BEST JUICE BARS