There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
In: Dupont Circle
Residents are opposing: Bus shelters at 22nd and P Streets NW
Because: Noisy people sit on the bench after hitting the bars.
We say: Would you prefer them behind the wheel?
Residents are opposing: Boathouses
Because: They’re too expensive and sacrifice public waterfront access.
We say: Where else will we hold our Viking funerals?
In: Spring Valley
Residents are opposing: “Tall houses
Because: [T]he homes [tower] over their neighbors, blocking sun and air.”*
We say: Add 2-3 Stories to Your House Guaranteed!
In: Takoma Park
Residents are opposing: Juniper bushes
Because: They already have enough plantings.
We say: You can’t make bathtub gin with azaleas.
In: Logan Circle
Residents are opposing: The pay phone at 1319 14th St. NW.
Because: It’s used for drug transactions.
We say: With wireless, you can roll over last month’s unused drug deals to this month.
* As told to the Dupont Current—Dave Nuttycombe