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The Good Days of Washington DC

By May 2, 2013March 31st, 2020Photo Journal
#myDCcool
Chocolate City….
The Go-Go
Chuck Brown
Mumbo Sauce
Yums
Row Houses
Yes, that’s DC.
Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a love/hate relationship with Washington, DC area. I spent my late teens and 20s in the area with school, grad school, and finally the start of my career.
On this Throwback Thursday, I am remembering the good times of the 90s;

20 Things That Made Washington DC Chocolate City #mydccol

  • Republic Gardens – One of the hottest nightclubs in DC
  • Howard’s Homecoming
  • DC Live
  • The Million Man March
  • neosoul
  • Hipsters
  • Acura Legends
  • graduating from college
  • graduating from grad school
  • living in Baltimore then a DC Suburb
  • thinking I wanted to live in PG
  • Dominican Hair Salons
  • New Balance Sneakers
  • Union Station
  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Former President Bill Clinton
  • Marion Barry
  • Zanzibar
  • The Ethiopian Restaurant in Adams-Morgan
  • Adams-Morgan
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Photo credit: Soul of America
 
Washington DC has gone through gentrification since I last lived in the area. It seems like a brand new city. The change was good though. The city is alive and bustling with new living spaces, restaurants, restoration, and attractions with the same solid foundation of political energy and mid-Atlantic pride.
Ode to “DeeCee”. I miss you, sometimes.

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