Thing is, the big news for D.C. was that it was wooing Wegmans to open a supermarket on a parcel of land at the soon-to-be closed Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Northwest.
Now, granted, fatback serves its purpose as a seasoning for collard greens, but as Mr. Baker said, todays shoppers want a bevy of options - and the District isnt meeting their needs.
Yesterday, at his weekly news briefing, the mayor seemed overly delighted to promote a partnership with CSX, the rail line that will bring as many as 1,800 jobs for a bridge project, but he was hard-pressed to explain how that project connects with sustainable economic development.
He promised to announce the “rollout of our efforts on economic development” on June 7 and 15.
Thats good, because the regional guys are going hog wild.
*Deborah Simmons can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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