We tackle the biggest political news of the week, from the reprimand of a D.C. Councilmember to Governor Larry Hogan calling the Maryland General Assembly "the most pro-criminal group of legislators" he's ever seen.
As development, gentrification and professional opportunities reconfigure D.C., new neighbors move in, bringing new backgrounds, politics, philosophies and traditions. These differences create a uniquely diverse region, but can also lead to neighborly misunderstandings, where seemingly small disagreements can become multi-year, community-dividing feuds that spill over our attached townhouses and backyards. A play currently showing at Arena Stage, “Native Gardens,” was inspired by such disputes- it tells the story of neighbors who go to war over where their property lines end. Kojo explores the tension that can develop among neighbors in places where change is afoot and what it means to be a good neighbor in an evolving city.
- Greta Fuller Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, Anacostia (8A); @Greta4Ward8
- Bryan Weaver Former Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner, Adams Morgan
- Karen Zacarias Playwright, Native Gardens (September 15-October 22, 2017, Arena Stage); @KarenZacarias6
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