Quiet Community In Transition To Activist Enclave

An in-migration of gays And others has brought new life to an old city just across the state line from Washington, D.C.
January 3, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Still lacking a coffee shop, let alone a fancy restaurant or a movie theater, this largely working-class city isn't quite Berkeley-on-the-Potomac--or even another Takoma Park. But it is fast becoming something close: a model village for artists, environmentalists, pacifists, multiculturalists and other liberals, who are drawn as much by the chance to build their ideal community as by Mount Rainier's sprawling back yards and housing prices in the low $200,000s."

Thanks to C. P. Zilliacus

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Published on Tuesday, December 30, 2003 in The Washington Post
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