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D.C. Is Having an Independent Bookstore Renaissance

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Laurie Gillman’s neighborhood bookstore closed in 2009. She’d lived on Capitol Hill for 25 years, and she could tell her community was not taking the news well. “After a year of saying, ‘Why doesn’t anyone open a bookstore?’ I realized no one was going to do it,” says Gillman.

She decided to open her own, and now East City Bookshop is coming up on its two-year anniversary. “Without a bookstore, how can you say you’re a really good neighborhood?” she asks.

So many local bookstores are cropping up across D.C. that you can go from Anacostia to H Street NE, only visiting new bookstores, and hit most large neighborhoods. Include legacy stores like Politics and Prose and you can nearly map the whole city, jumping from bookstore to bookstore, browsing a variety of specially-curated selections of books. Recently-opened book stores in the District have focused on being hyper-local, carrying works that specifically…

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Wise Young Builders Summer Camp 2018

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The camp is divided into (6) one week sessions of fun and education!

This year, students will freshen up on math skills through fun games and carpentry projects.

We will teach the use of tools such as measuring tape, drill guns, hand saws and hammers, but safety first!

Students will be provided with safety gear and will also participate in a tool safety training courses!

For more information please visit us @ www.wiseyoungbuilders.org

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My City 4 Ways Presented by Essence + Ford | Food | Music | Art | Lifestyle – Saturday, May 19

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