DIY arts spaces are community gathering places where people make and enjoy art and music in a non-traditional setting, oftentimes a home or a warehouse space. Despite the high rents in our region, the scene is thriving.
Five weeks after the presidential inauguration, Washingtonians are still coming to terms with what it means to live under, in, and among the Trump Administration. Federal workers, now under a hiring freeze, are confronting highly politicized work environments, while local businesses are facing backlash for interacting with members of the Trump Administration. From homes, to restaurants, to schools and beyond, reaction to President Trump’s executive orders on immigration have had serious ripple effects on the future and functioning of our vibrant metro region. It’s a “new normal” in Washington, and we want to hear how the changes are affecting you in this edition of “Your Turn.”
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