Artists are often on the frontlines of gentrification, moving into lower-income neighborhoods, making those neighborhoods more appealing to outsiders, and soon enough, being priced out themselves.
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- Adam Zimmerman Smoke-free advocate, Rockville, Md.
- Sudhir Seth Owner and Chef, Spice Xing, Rockville, Md.
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