Check Out This 1939 Footage Of DC [Ghosts of DC] Seriously though, did the White House used to be in the middle of a big forest? I think it used to be in the middle of a big forest. I guess that’s what passed for “security measures” back then.
If You Could Change One Law For Biking, What Would It Be? [WABA] Hmmm, it’s a tough choice, but I think I would ban all cars.
Mapping The Ten Biggest Sales In DC So Far This Year [Curbed DC] Almost every huge sale in DC includes a private elevator. Lesson: rich people hate walking up stairs.
Can DC Keep Millennials Who Have Kids? [Washington Post] It’s shortsighted to try and keep millennials after they get old and have kids; what DC should do is create a perpetual nightlife playground for young, childless people. I would pay ridiculous rent to live in a stroller-free neighborhood.
The Five Suitors For The Franklin School [Washington City Paper] For gosh’s sake, we all know they’re going to be luxury condos! Can we just get this dog-and-pony show over with?
The $364 Billion Time Bomb In China’s Economy [Bloomberg] Looks like China’s economy is about to get rocked by the bursting of their real estate bubble. Ha ha! Er, I mean, “oh no!”