Archive for May, 2012

Photos: Chuck Brown’s Viewing

Howard Theatre, May 29
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Photo: Girl with Turtle

© 2012 Michael W. Hicks

District Line Daily: Holiday Over, Mourning Chuck

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
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Good morning from Washington City Paper! It's Tuesday, and Chuck Brown is lying in [...]

Photos: Rolling Thunder

Slideshow.  Pentagon Parking Lot, May 27th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: Memorial Day Parade

Slideshow.  Constitution Ave, NW.  May 28th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Memorial Day Edition

Goodbye, Godfather: When U.S. presidents die, they lie in state in the Capitol. Now that the Godfather of the Go-Go has died, he'll lie in state, too—in a much more befitting spot. Fans will be able to wish Chuck Brown off well at the Howard Theatre on Tuesday, where a public viewing will take place all [...]

District Line Daily: Mike Isabella’s Non-Mexican Mexican Food, Chuck Brown Memorial Set

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Good morning from Washington City Paper! It's Friday! We'll be off on Monday and [...]

Photo: Joseph

700 Block 7th Street, NW.  May 24th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

The Needle: He Biked That Way! Edition

Talkin' Bout the Money: Court documents released in today's guilty plea by a former Vince Gray campaign aide (as opposed to Tuesday's guilty plea by a former Vince Gray campaign aide) indicate the winning effort accepted money from at least one "straw donor," who gave funds actually provided by someone else. Which has the potential [...]

Marion Barry’s Apology Goes Slightly Awry

Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry held his second meeting with members of the Asian-American community today in a Baptist church off Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, where he was expected to apologize for his previous remarks disparaging Filipino nurses and Asian owned businesses.
Unfortunately, we can't tell you firsthand whether he actually did, since he [...]

Here Are Your New Speed Cameras

MPD has released the list of new speed cameras that have hit the District. Starting May 7, you may have gotten a warning in the mail. Starting June 7, the "educational phase" will be over and those warnings will turn into tickets. Where are the cameras? List after the jump.

This Week’s Page Three Photo

300 Block of C Street NW, May 22
This and previous page three photos are also in this gallery.

District Line Daily: How Chuck Wound Us Up

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Good morning from Washington City Paper! It's Thursday! The dead tree edition is hitting [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Snarky Self-Righteousness Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
A Kinder Chevy Chase: After a drive-by rock throwing incident, someone in Chevy Chase was heartened by the email list’s neighborly advice. He writes, “Please let me take the time to thank those who responded to my dispirited 'plea' [...]

Photo: Woman on Park Bench

Dupont Circle, NW.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

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