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In: Stanton Park
Residents Are Opposing: A new Cluck-U Chicken restaurant on H Street NE
Because: There are already too many chicken joints in the neighborhood.
We Say: Cluck-U Cuttlefish tested poorly.
In: Logan Circle
Residents Are Opposing: Armless benches in “Logan Circle Park”
Because: Homeless people can sleep on them.
We Say: This bench I know lost its legs in Vietnam.
Residents Are Opposing: A proposed skate park
Because: Who has a skateboard in Ward 5?
We Say: A half-pipe? I bet Ward 3 got the whole thing.
Residents Are Opposing: Belligerent youths outside the Anacostia Park tennis courts
Because: They curse at players; one kid threw a rock.
We Say: We all grieve Stefan Edberg’s retirement in our own way.
In: Buena Vista
Residents Are Opposing: A “herd of people” across from Marion Barry’s house
Because: For years, they’ve been “distributing something back and forth.”
We Say: Don’t the Bishops have enough signatures by now?