Archive for April 17th, 2013

The Needle: Underwater Washington

Aqualumbia: What would Washington look like if global warming melted the ice caps? Not great. -2
Metal Meddling: Like a pair of jonesing meth heads, the District and Verizon are fighting over copper wire. -1

Another Body Found in the Potomac

Between the discovery of two bodies in the Tidal Basin and another in the Anacostia, plenty of corpses have already surfaced in the area's rivers this April. Now there's another today, with the discovery of a body around 12:20 p.m., according to the Metropolitan Police Department
This time, according to police spokesperson Saray Leon, the body [...]

Poll: 75 Percent of D.C. Residents Support Decriminalizing Pot Possession

Do Washingtonians want to be legally allowed to spark up this 4/20? A new poll from marijuana advocates says that they do.
Seventy-five percent of respondents to the poll, sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance and the Marijuana Policy Project, supported making marijuana possession a civil, not criminal offense. Sixty-three percent of residents polled also supported [...]

Windowless, $2,300 Apartments “Going Very Quickly”

In February, news broke that the roller rink above the Adams Morgan Harris Teeter was being turned into apartments. Eight of the apartments at the center of the former rink wouldn't have windows, getting light instead through a skylight. It looked like D.C. apartment mania had finally met its match: Who would pay thousands of [...]

Photo: Twins with Hoops

Meridan Hill Park, NW.  April 14th.  ©2013 Matt Dunn
 

District Line Daily: Party’s Over at the Airports Board

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New policies could cut into the perks of executives at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority—which, until [...]

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