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Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Living with tourists

We Love D.C.’s Fedward Potz thinks that D.C. locals ought to be nicer to summer tourists. There’s a number of reasons why these visitors are good for the city, including the fact that they spend money, earned elsewhere and generate a lot of business because of it. But Potz says it’s not just about business, being nice is just the right thing to do.

The bigger question is, why do people even have such sour feelings toward visitors? Sure, it’s annoying that some people stand on the wrong side of the escalators and others hog the sidewalks, but I think it runs deeper than these little annoyances.

[Continue reading Rob Pitingolo’s post at Extraordinary Observations.]

Rob Pitingolo blogs at Extraordinary Observations. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.

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