In Other News …


Woman Builds Her Dog Its Very Own Bedroom Under the Stairs  [The Dodo]  The marijuana grow room was the amenity of 2016; in 2017 it’s going to be all about the miniature pet bedroom.  (Fingers crossed.)

LeDroit Park Home Catches Fire After Workers Hit Power Line  [Borderstan]  Don’t read this if you’re like me, and wake up every morning thinking about all the random ways you could die that day.

Where President Grover Cleveland’s Cabinet Lived  [Ghosts of DC]  Even in the 19th century, 14th and Vermont was a coveted location.  Maybe this hot market we’re in right now is just a return to historic normal?

Why Cycle Cities Are the Future  [ArchDaily]  You can criticize the District for a lot of things, but you have to give it credit for being an early embracer of bicycling culture.  Also – consider that one of its main proponents lost re-election in large part because his opponent was able to cast building bike lanes as somehow negligent and/or elitist.

“Warm Industrial” Home Decor Inspirations  [Apartment Therapy]  “Warm Industrial”?  Isn’t that an oxymoron?  “Cluttered Minimalism.”  “Futuristic Tudor.”

DC Landlords Are Trying to Force Out Elderly Latino Tenants  [Washington City Paper]  A sad and ugly story.  Is one of the presidential candidates promising to ban money?  I’m voting for that one.

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