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Real people... real lives... real communities. That's what we capture on Door to Door, our ongoing trip around the National Capital Region.

As we whisk you through D.C., Maryland and Virginia, you'll hear residents talk — in their own words — about the history, culture and flavor of the places they call home.

We hear how D.C. neighborhoods like Cleveland Park were once known as "streetcar suburbs"... and learn about Georgetown's rich African-American history. Plus, we find out how Falls Church, VA has remained the kind of place where you can call the mayor at home... and meet a man whose family has been farming in Mitchellville, MD for more than a century.

So come along as we knock on the doors that make the Washington region an extraordinary place to live.

This map shows previous Door to Door segments, and includes links to photos and show audio. The yellow marker represents neighborhoods featured in Washington, D.C., the blue represents neighborhoods in Maryland, and the red represents neighborhoods in Virginia.

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Door to Door at DCPL

Door-to-Door at the DC Public Library

Record your story about the place you call home as part of the “Door to Door at DCPL” oral history collaboration between the DC Public Library and WAMU 88.5.

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Door To Door: Kingman Park, D.C. And Great Falls, Va.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit D.C.'s Kingman Park and Great Falls, VA.

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Door To Door: Hillbrook, D.C. And Elkridge, Md.

This week, we visit Hillbrook in Northeast D.C., and Elkridge in Howard County, Md.
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Door to Door: Takoma Park and Burleith

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit the Takoma Park and Burleith neighborhoods of Washington, D.C.
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Door To Door: Bellevue, D.C. And Cherrydale, Va.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit Bellevue in Southwest D.C. and Cherrydale in Arlington, Va.
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Door To Door: LeDroit Park & The West End, D.C.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week we visit the Northwest D.C. neighborhoods of LeDroit Park and the West End.
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Door To Door: Deanwood, D.C. And Columbia Pike, Va.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit Deanwood in Northeast D.C. and Columbia Pike in northern Virginia.
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Door To Door: Nairn/Hermitage, Md. And Hollin Hills, Va.

This week, we visit the Nairn-Hermitage area of Silver Spring, Md., and Hollin Hills, Va.
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Door To Door: Foxhall Village, D.C. And Pimmit Hills, Va.

In this week's trip around the region, we visit Northwest D.C.'s Foxhall Village and Virginia's Pimmit Hills.

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Door To Door: 16th Street Heights, D.C., And Aspen Hill, Md.

It's our weekly trip around the region. This week, we visit 16th Street Heights in Northwest D.C. and Aspen Hill, Md.

[Music: "No, Girl" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

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