Posts Tagged ‘9:30 Club’

The Needle: Maureen and Willie

Reston: A great place to live or the greatest place to live?

The Needle: Underground Music?

Sound of Silence: Redditors wonder why they aren't cool enough to be invited to the 9:30 Club's secret shows because there are, of course, secret shows. +3
Two-Buck Chuck: The Trader Joe's coming to 14th and U streets NW just applied for a liquor license, which means the neighborhood is one step closer to some cheap and tasty $2 [...]

District Line Daily: More Walmart Woes

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The plan to build a Walmart in a New York Avenue shopping center in Northeast has [...]

The Needle: Veterans Day Edition

#1 In Your Hearts, #9:30 In Your Programs: Touring bands always give a shout-out to the 9:30 Club when they play there, and even if some of the real legend behind the brand was forged at 930 F Street NW instead of 815 V Street, you get the sense they really mean it. Apparently, Billboard [...]

Photos: Spotlit

9:30 Club, 6/16.  © 2011 Michael W. Hicks

The Needle: Wham, Bam, Thank You, Ma’am Edition

Suffragette City: Members of the League of Women Voters join forces with the Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of D.C. to demand voting rights for the District on the 90th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which granted the right to vote to women—as long as they don't live in D.C., of course, [...]

The Needle: Michael Brown Edition

This Guy Isn't the Michael Brown You Think He Is: Politics is often a game of playing to the lowest common denominator. Voters in a series of D.C. straw polls are attempting to demonstrate exactly how low. Incumbent At-Large Councilmember Phil Mendelson lost a straw poll last night in Ward 5 to Michael D. Brown, [...]

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Triple Shooting Near Howard University

The Washington Post is reporting that a triple shooting occurred at around 7:40 p.m. tonight near Howard University.
"While they investigate, police have closed 8th Street NW between and V Street and Barry Place, near a Howard dormitory and the 9:30 club. Southbound lanes of Georgia Avenue are closed at Barry Place," says the Post." The [...]

Our Morning Roundup: A Metrobus Strikes Again

Prince of Petworth posts on the effort/petition to save the Black Rooster. One reader's response:  "i LOVE the black rooster. if the peace corps really closes it down…i just…i might just not go to happy hour anymore, ever, anywhere. and that would make me terribly sad. save the rooster!"
Penn Quarter Living debuts a new column [...]

Copy-Editing Corner: Are Bands “It”s or “They”s?

My blog item yesterday about media organizations axing copy editors and receptionists set off a firestorm of comments about whether musical groups should be referred to as singular or plural entities. OK, actually it was two people. OK, both people commented on my Facebook page, not here. But this does not mean I can't get [...]

Morning Roundup: Big 3 Out in the Cold

-According to WaPo, GM, Chrysler, and Ford are begging lawmakers–that's what it's come down to. ""There is no plan B," said Fritz Henderson, GM's president and chief operating officer."
-DCist had the scoop on the redesigned 9:30 Club website. But don't take their word for it, check it out for yourselves and tell us what you [...]

No Place to Sit at the Rhys Darby Show

First: I would've enjoyed his comedy routine last week at the 9:30 Club much more if I had never, ever heard of him.
I'd already seen most of his jokes on YouTube and his Myspace page, and he didn't deviate from what he's done before. I was almost envious of the people around me who were [...]