“As many as 80 community members met for a heated, hours-long public meeting on Zoom, which unhoused neighbors struggled to attend. And local residents of the District, who lack congressional representation, fought for accountability from a federal law enforcement agency they don’t have any control over.”
Streateries struggle to stay out of the way
Everyone agrees streateries are a good idea—but for the 12% of adult Washingtonians with a mobility disability, more crowded sidewalks can be a burden and even a danger to navigate. “With so much more scattered on the sidewalks — tables, chairs and sandwich boards — getting around has become more difficult for people who are blind or have other visual impairments, as well as those who use wheelchairs, mobility scooters or walkers.”
Even you're vaccinated, wear a mask on transit, at schools and playgrounds, in medical settings and DC government buildings, and in any business that requires them. (Plus, we'll add: Wherever else it makes you feel more comfortable).
Because this one’s live: Washington Improv Theater returns to the studio with a real audience for a one-year anniversary show of Hold Up, with “Black performers dissecting literature in a way that wasn’t always comfortable in grade school.” (This week’s text: Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone; 7:30 pm)