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Brooklyn Flea expands to D.C. this fall

District Flea is coming to a space at 945 Florida Ave., N.W. The lot belongs to Bethesda-based real estate developer, JBG, and is one of the planned parcels for the Atlantic Plumbing project. (Courtesy The JBG Companies)

WASHINGTON – Maybe it’s the excess of warehouses and soon-to-be-construction sites, the buzzing art and music scene or the remnants of bygone punk days.

Whatever the case may be, the U Street/Shaw neighborhood in Northwest D.C. shares a similar like-mindedness with Brooklyn — that’s according to one of the borough’s most influential entrepreneurs.

Eric Demby, co-founder of Brooklyn Flea, recently took a trip to D.C. with his partner, Jonathan Butler. After the trip, his “decade-old” perspective of the city was completely changed.

“When we went down there, we were just really excited by how cosmopolitan the city is


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