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