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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • ShawingtonTimes

    We need a Capital Bikeshare station (a big one) on the street (near a bumpout) on the south side of the O St Giant, or across 7th St adjacent to the Kennedy Rec Center, on O St, to serve shoppers, local residents, coffee drinkers, tourists at the new hotel. It’s kind of a no-brainer. The city should help with this one, since it will help mitigate car parking pressures in a popular area where car parking drives some people CARazy.