City Desk

Our Morning Roundup: Voting/Vegan Rights Edition

DCist reports on the efforts to get rid of the gun amendment attached to the Voting Rights bill. Activists "seem to be ignoring his comments and have renewed the push to make a clean D.C. voting rights bill." So there's lobbying and a mass email and a strong rebuke against Fenty's comments last week that we should bite the bullet and accept the gun amendment. Mendo is pissed, too.

The 42 notes that Astor in Adams Morgan is now serving a vegan-pizza option.

Who Murdered Robert Wone? has a rundown of Joe Price and Dylan Ward's activism in their careers. Price's career is particularly detailed. Who knew that Price once had lunch with Julian Bond?

Congress Heights On The Rise is thinking about liquor stores: "Does anyone know if any of the ANCs or community groups have tried to work with the liquor stores to rebrand their storefronts? Perhaps a little less 'trash' and a little more 'class'? Something to better reflect a more neighborhood vibe?"

Bloomingdale (for now) has some cool pictures from this past weekend's marathon.

Prince of Petworth gets a little excited over his latest find–the Brass Knob's warehouse. It has doors. Lots of them.

Black Plastic Bag just about (I think) wraps up our awesome coverage of SXSW.

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  • The Advoc8te

    Thanks for the shout out! :)