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Vote for Elissa Silverman

This election day, there will be few competitive races on your ballot. The Ward 2 seat isn’t up. The mayor is running practically unopposed. And the only federal seat we can vote for, the DC Delegate, is also basically a one horse race. But there is at least one race that is genuinely competitive, and one where there is a clear choice between the respective candidates: the At Large council seat.

This fall, DC will choose two At Large councilmembers. The first will certainly go to the only Democrat in the race, Anita Bonds. But every voter gets two votes for this position and the second seat has to go to a non-Democrat. And the clear choice for that spot is the incumbent, Elissa Silverman.

Four years ago, Silverman successfully ran to take over David Catania’s vacated seat. She brought a hefty resume to bear on the job. She previously worked as a journalist for the Washington Post and served as the fourth Loose Lips columnist for the Washington City Paper from 2002 to 2004. After leaving journalism, she went to work for the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, a locally focused progressive think tank. She has made the governance of DC and the myriad issues it faces the core of her entire career. Continue reading

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Major Change on Wisconsin Ave.

A major change is coming to Wisconsin Ave. Actually it’s a Major change, which is pretty minor really. Specifically, Major, the stylish sneaker store at 1428 Wisconsin Ave., is moving up the block to 1415 Wisconsin Ave.

GM had heard that it was a sneaker store already on Wisconsin that was going to take over the space formerly occupied by Appalachian Spring. But he didn’t know which one. A permit on the window settles it. The permit was issued to Duk-Ki Yu, the owner of Major. Continue reading

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