DC Bike Shop Owners See Big Returns From Bike Share

DC Bike Shop Owners See Big Returns From Bike Share

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When the District of Columbia and Arlington County partnered to establish a bike sharing system in 2010, local bike shops got a little nervous. But it turns out that one of … Bikeshare proved to be a gateway drug that fueled an addiction. After bike …
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Texas Press Association State Capital Highlights: Texas voter ID law on D.C.

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AUSTIN — July 9 was the date set for the U.S. Court of Appeals District of Columbia Circuit to begin hearing arguments over the new Texas voter identification law, so far prevented from taking effect by various legal actions. Stakes are high and the …
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Cooling centers set up for Montgomery County and D.C. residents to beat the heat

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Due to the severe storm that passed through the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area several Montgomery County and District of Columbia residents were left withou.
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Nan Goldin I’ll Be Your Mirror Documentary Part Four – I put a WARNING on this if you aren’t aware of her work, Nan has featured in photography books such as ‘Vile Bodies’ which the title basically explains itself. There are images and discussions of drug use, nudity, extreme illness and at times upsetting images of people who have passed away. Nancy “Nan” Goldin (born, 1953, Washington, DC) is an American photographer. en.wikipedia.org Some critics have accused her of making heroin-use appear glamorous, and of pioneering a grunge style that later became popularized by youth fashion magazines such as The Face and ID. However, in a 2002 interview with The Observer, Goldin herself called the use of “heroin chic” to sell clothes and perfumes “reprehensible and evil. Anyone who already knows about the work of Nan Goldin will know that she is far from glamorizing, and that her work is as near to complete truth as art and explorations in art can get. In a lot of ways Nan is saying that the people that were around her were just living their lives, like everyone else, and had experiences like everyone else apart from or until the appearance of what later became known as Hiv and Aids that changed each of their lives irreparably. She chose to photograph her friends following the suicide of her sibling with the belief that she could somehow keep the people around her alive and present within photography, but her work also explores the gaps which photography cannot fill. I think Goldins work can be difficult to understand which is why

 

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