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Residents Are Opposing: A 14,000-square-foot house on Chain Bridge Road
Because: It’s too big.
We Say: You want the blue whales to have to share a room?
In: Congress Heights
Residents Are Opposing: An abandoned house on Congress Place
Because: It has six unsightly cars on its lawn.
We Say: That’s just my life-size slot-car track.
Residents Are Opposing: The neon signs and sandwich boards mounted on restaurants
Because: They “ruin the aesthetics of the neighborhood,” says one resident.
We Say: Jackie O loved Booeymonger.
Residents Are Opposing: A new condo parking lot
Because: It’s too close to a playground.
We Say: Field-day events will include Red Rover, Range Rover.
In: Columbia Heights
Residents Are Opposing: A group home for women in rehab
Because: Squad cars and ambulances are called there on a weekly basis.
We Say: District vows to stop responding to 911 calls. Josh Levin