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Members of the Old Dominion Boat Club occupy the Strand.

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Boat Club occupies the Strand as tensions mount over controversial small-area plan.

Last weekend, members of the Old Dominion Boat Club staged an annual ritual that’s something of a cross between a tailgating party and Occupy Wall Street. Every year, members shut down a section of the Strand for several hours to make sure everybody knows that the land is officially Boat Club property. The yearly affirmation usually goes without much notice.


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