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April 23 2014 7:52 AM · 10 notes

Bloomingdale is Not a Neighborhood And D.C. is Not "The District" →

sweetgirlchocolatecity:

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At a recent party with an intergenerational mix of DC natives and long-time DC residents, the all important issue of gentrification was up for discussion. It’s a topic that seems to permeate every aspect of our city’s current cultural and political climate and that takes up much of my own…

And furthermore, here’s map from 1887 mentioning Columbia Heights and a book about the area from 1904. You must be old if you can remember a time before those two.

https://m.flickr.com/#/photos/rock_creek/493941087/

http://newcolumbiaheights.blogspot.com/2012/01/history-redux-read-1904-book-about.html

April 23 2014 7:47 AM · 10 notes

Bloomingdale is Not a Neighborhood And D.C. is Not "The District" →

sweetgirlchocolatecity:

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At a recent party with an intergenerational mix of DC natives and long-time DC residents, the all important issue of gentrification was up for discussion. It’s a topic that seems to permeate every aspect of our city’s current cultural and political climate and that takes up much of my own…

Disagree. Here’s an 1890 map showing Bloomingdale from an entire blog about the neighborhood’s history.

April 22 2014 1:49 AM · 1,443 notes

unimpressedcats:

get in loser we’re going shopping

Come with me if you want to live

unimpressedcats:

get in loser we’re going shopping

Come with me if you want to live

April 22 2014 1:48 AM · 2,921 notes

fantasticcatadventures:

the purrfect valentine for that special someone 

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April 22 2014 1:47 AM · 42,008 notes

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April 22 2014 1:47 AM · 1,313 notes

I hate when this happens

I hate when this happens

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April 22 2014 1:47 AM · 3,229 notes

fuckyeah1990s:


 People always go, “Dude how many of these things are you going to get?” And I’m like, “All of them, duh.”

I would like to help this gentleman. Please donate your VHS copy of Speed to him if you can.

fuckyeah1990s:

 People always go, “Dude how many of these things are you going to get?” And I’m like, “All of them, duh.”

I would like to help this gentleman. Please donate your VHS copy of Speed to him if you can.

April 22 2014 1:43 AM · 300 notes

fuckyeah1990s:

Rilo Kiley - The Frug

This may be the 90s-est thing ever

April 22 2014 1:40 AM · 1,899 notes

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April 22 2014 1:39 AM · 128,276 notes

evilh-g:

i want to eat them all

Gushers.

evilh-g:

i want to eat them all

Gushers.