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The District has its share of made-up neighborhood names in between established areas—just ask the Borderstan folks—and Housing Complex just received a novel suggestion for another. You know the intersection of Florida, Rhode Island, and New Jersey Avenues? Reader David Feinstein, who works for the brand consulting firm Beveridge Seay, thinks it doesn’t quite fit into LeDroit Park, Bloomingdale, Shaw, or Truxton Circle. So, he suggests an acronym: FRINJ. As in, hey, want to go hang out in FRINJ?
I dunno, it’s catchy. We probably won’t start using it in regular parlance yet, but being believers in neighborhood self-determination, might reconsider if there were a groundswell of support.