Author Archive for Cara Newlon

District Line Daily: The Twin Tigers

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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It's a beautiful Friday on this D.C. Beer Week, and two rare Sumatran tigers were born at the National Zoo.

LEADING THE [...]

District Line Daily: The Metro Baby

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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It's a beautiful Friday, and the baby born yesterday at the L'Enfant Plaza Metro stop is one [...]

District Line Daily: The Green Lincoln

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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It's a beautiful Friday, and the Lincoln Memorial is closed. Vandals splashed the famous statue with green [...]

District Line Daily: Heat Wave

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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It's Friday, and the purported last day of the heat wave. Charges against Harry Thomas Jr.'s [...]

District Line Daily: Segway Scandal

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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It's Thursday, which means another edition of Washington City Paper is out. On the cover, Segway tour [...]

Happy July 4! Here’s a Brief History of D.C. Fireworks Accidents

Ever year leading up to July 4, Washingtonians are bombarded with reminders to "be safe"—safe with alcohol, safe with our grills, and, most frequently, safe with fireworks. Nationally, an average of 200 people a day are injured from fireworks in the month surrounding July 4, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. D.C. residents get [...]

District Line Daily: The Cigarette Culprit

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Yesterday, we learned that a cigarette butt probably started the fire that burned down our beloved Frager's. And get [...]

Capital Cannabis: We’re Almost There

The District’s Department of Health finally released patient application forms for medical marijuana on Tuesday—the last hurdle for patients seeking the substance. Now, medical marijuana dispensaries could be open and operating as early as next week, says Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn.
It’s been a long and frustrating journey for Kahn, who founded medical marijuana dispensary the Takoma [...]

Logan Circle Robbery Video Taken Off YouTube

The YouTube clip of a Logan Circle robbery that we've all been gawking at this week has been taken down. The Metropolitan Police Department had posted the security camera footage of two men being robbed while they dined al fresco at Pizzoli's Pizzeria on 12th Street NW on its YouTube channel, racking up more than 24,000 views and [...]

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