You will see that the Bloomingdale area is stereotyped with the label "more than just big bear."
What do YOU think ?
Update: Lydia DePillis over at the Housing Complex column at the Washington City Paper has posted a brief blurb on this new DC neighborhood map:
Pick Your Stereotype!
Posted by Lydia DePillis on Aug. 17, 2011 at 1:26 pm
LivingSocial`s D.C.-centric blog, SocialStudiesDC, has put together a map of District stereotypes:
Reprinted with permission from the LivingSocial people.
You might say it`s ignorant and myopic. Of course, that`s the point.
And hey, Big Bear Cafe, you`ve made yourself into even more of a stereotype than you realize!
For a more nuanced read on the District`s social geography, take a gander at our neighborhood guide (http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/neighborhoods/ ) from 2008. It`s a little outdated—most people don`t think of Rock Creek Park in terms of Gary Condit anymore, for example—but largely still holds true.