Archive for January 13th, 2014

The Needle: Roommate Wanted

Chuckslist: Rep. George Miller announced his retirement from Congress today, which means there will soon be an opening in the famous politician-filled group house on Capitol Hill. House dweller Sen. Chuck Schumer put out a roomie feeler on Twitter today. +4

Who, Me?: Ezra Klein may or may not be leaving the Washington Post. That means someone [...]

Hundreds of Cabs Will Temporarily (and Legally) Lack Credit Card Readers

Hundreds of cabs could soon be without credit card readers—at least temporarily. The D.C. Cab Commission announced today that Gleike, which serves more than 700 cabs, will cease operations because of financial troubles, which has prevented the company from actually paying its cab drivers.
"Gleike has been under scrutiny since reports came to DCTC’s attention that [...]

In Paris, Uber-Cab Wars Turn Violent

The Uber-D.C. taxicab battles have nothing on what's happening in Paris right now.
Cab drivers in the French capital are on strike, protesting what the say is the unfair competition that car services like Uber bring to the market. During a protest earlier today near Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, some cab drivers smashed the windows, damaged the hood, [...]

Buy D.C.: Dogs

Each week, Buy D.C. will highlight shops and items you can only find in the D.C. area, featuring different goods from different shops all around the city, curated by 94.7 Fresh FM co-host and owner Kelly Collis.

Doggy Style
Help your pup channel his inner Top Gun in this bomber jacket. Dog jacket, $38. Wagtime, 1232 9th St. NW. [...]

District Line Daily: Apology Session

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In his re-election campaign kick-off speech, Mayor Vince Gray apologized for any harm caused by his last [...]