In: Takoma

Residents Are Opposing: An editorial in the Takoma Voice

Because: A Takoma Park, Md., resident rants that Takoma, D.C., has been hit by “an influx of the rich and rude.”

We Say: Diamond-encrusted ponchos now on back order.

In: Marbury Plaza

Residents Are Opposing: Loiterers on Ridge Place SE

Because: They leave marijuana debris so thick that neighbors have to “sweep it up.”

We Say: Mr. Clean is baked out of his mind.

In: Brookland

Residents Are Opposing: DPW

Because: Some employees put neighborhood trash into a dumpster, but the next group emptied it all back out.

We Say: You’ve never heard of garbage rotation?

In: Columbia Heights

Residents Are Opposing: The Salvation Army

Because: The rooftop HVAC unit is too loud.

We Say: That’s just God telling Moses how much to pay for crappy furniture.

In: Shepherd Park

Residents Are Opposing: Geranium Market

Because: Despite a recent ban, it continues to sell single containers of alcohol.

We Say: How about buy one, get five free?

—Josh Levin