A friendly neighborhood store can help people feel rooted in their community. But what happens when those businesses close up shop? And how can small businesses in particular survive in the high-rent, high-risk Washington region?
Guest Host: Marc Fisher
August is typically a quiet month in Washington, D.C. Congress is in recess, the president is out of town, and lots of District denizens head for cooler climates. But this year we’re seeing a slight uptick in tourism and with many reluctant to take time off, the region isn’t as quiet as usual. We consider the local culture of the dog days of summer as fall nears.
- Jessica Sidman Food Editor, Young & Hungry columnist, Washington City Paper
- Rebecca Gale Editor/ Writer, Roll Call; author "Hill Navigator" blog, rollcall.com; Former Hill staffer
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