For a parable on the changing culture of the city, one only needs to peer into places where young professionals, who have fueled the city’s growth, choose to play. The latest playtime to become colonized by competition: karaoke.
July 9, 2012 After a few drinks, Ginny Hill would eventually sing Gretchen Wilson's “Redneck Woman” during the District Karaoke semifinals at Penn Social. District Karaoke is one of only two known competitive karaoke leagues; the other is in Austin. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post Buy Photo