Posts Tagged ‘14th Street’

The Needle: Metro Karaoke

Get Low: This great video of a very drunk man in a suit performing (that's a generous description) Lil' Jon & The East Side Boyz' "Get Low" on the Metro resurfaced today. It's only Tuesday, so this is definitely worth a watch and a guaranteed laugh. +3
LOLZ: A new, presumably accurate list ranked D.C. as the [...]

District Line Daily: The Politics Issue

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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Washington City Paper's Politics Issue is online and on stands today. Read it to see [...]

The Needle: March Snow Showers

Snow-Make-It-Stop-Alypse: Here's your weekly forecast to decrease your quality of life in D.C: Get ready for some low-impact snow in the area tomorrow, followed by strong winds Wednesday. -3
Rich Market: A new study shows that a minimum wage worker would have to work 137 hours a week to afford a two-bedroom, fair market rental in [...]

The Needle: Dog Days

Peak Yuppy: Once all the small-plate restaurant concepts had already been realized, this was bound to happen: The 14th Street corridor is getting a doggy daycare center. -1
Legalize It, Maybe in November: A ballot initiative to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use could be on November's ballot, after D.C. elections officials decided [...]

The Needle: Le Big Mac

McFancy: One of the last hold-outs of a previous generation of 14th Street NW has buckled under pressure: The McDonald's at the corner of 14th and U was issued new remodeling permits and will become a McCafe. -2
Smurf Turf: Mayor Vince Gray's campaign manager, Chuck Thies, called all of Gray's mayoral opponents smurfs. "They’re just little funny, semi-annoying, [...]

Reminder: The Logan Circle Rat Summit Is Tonight

Tonight's the night. The Advisory Neighborhood Commission presiding over the Logan Circle neighborhood is hosting its "Rodent & Sanitation Education, Training and Awareness Summit" tonight.
D.C.'s rat problem—long a visible and persistent issue across the city—seems to have only gotten worse along 14th Street NW recently thanks to the proliferation of new restaurants, according to the summit's organizers.
The gathering [...]

District Line Daily: Adams Morgan Burial Ground

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Adams Morgans' Walter C. Pierce Community Park is home to more than just a playing area [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Transparency In Reporting

New Columbia Heights posts the highlights from a spat on the neighborhood listserv among ANC Commissioners about paying for cellphones that became a free-for-all. Favorite listserv quote: "The commission has done nothing in the way of administrative housekeeping: mail is not picked up on a regular basis, the phone bill went unpaid until service was [...]

Monday, On and Around 14th Street NW

Cake Love Unharmed By IMF/World Bank Protesters

This morning a very small faction of possible IMF/World Bank Protesters–six jerks–vandalized two banks on P Street. A drive through downtown and in the surrounding area shows that the protesters did not hit any other banks or symbols of crass yuppiedom/corporate greed. The biggest crowds were the ones gathering at a street food cart. The [...]

3300 Block of 14th Street NW, February 9

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