Posts Tagged ‘andy shallal’

I Survived Millennial Week

In 2013, Joel Stein wrote “The Me Me Me Generation,” a widely read cover story for Time magazine about millennials, the population of Americans born approximately after 1980 whom he called “lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents” who would, somehow, “save us all.”
Last week, millennials struck back.
I was sitting at the back of [...]

District Line Daily: Busboys Goes East

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Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal signed a letter of intent to open a restaurant in [...]

District Line Daily: Bowser Ousts The Mayor

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Come 2015, Mayor Vince Gray will definitely not be the mayor of D.C. Ward 4 [...]

Who to Vote for (and Who Not to Vote for) in D.C.’s 2014 Democratic Primary

Another election, another set of would-be leaders who mostly seem determined to test just how willing District voters are to keep showing up and voting no matter how lousy their choices are.
What better explanation is there for the field that confronts D.C. Democrats? Four of 13 members of the D.C. Council are seeking the nomination [...]

Chatter: Tea Time?

A few hours after we published Will Sommer’s cover profile of Busboys and Poets owner and mayoral candidate Andy Shallal (“Busboys and Politics,” Feb. 7), one campaign emailed it to supporters. Sommer quoted Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel Bowser calling Shallal “a rich socialist,” and that upset a rival. “I never thought I’d see this in a Democratic election [...]

District Line Daily: Looming Deadline

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The number of residents who have signed up for health care coverage through D.C.’s insurance marketplace has jumped nearly 30 percent in the last month, with 26,180 sign-ups since Oct. 1. Individuals have until [...]

District Line Daily: Injudicious Judge

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The Board of Ethics and Government Accountability alleged Thursday that D.C.'s top official at the Office [...]

District Line Daily: Busboys and Politics

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This week's cover story is a profile of Andy Shallal, the owner of Busboys and [...]

District Line Daily: The Answers Issue 2014

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com. Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
You asked. We answered. The 2014 Answer Issue is out today. Inside, Washington City [...]

The Needle: Arianna’s Sweat Shop

Journos Wearing Sweaters: It's that time of the year again—Arianna Huffington gifted her hundreds of staffers holiday J. Crew sweaters. A trusted source within the gilded halls of the Huffington Post's swanky D.C. bureau said each employee received an individualized package. Only some of the sweaters had elbow pads, which was the more popular of the two [...]

District Line Daily: Chartered Territory

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The largest charter school operator in Texas, Harmony Public Schools, is trying to expand into D.C. [...]

District Line Daily: Mayoral Dump

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Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal is expected to officially announce his mayoral bid today. The eight-week [...]

The Needle: Rat Trap

Rat Marathon: Ward 1 is holding a four-hour rat summit this weekend. This seems like an excessive amount of time, but hey, whatever it takes to solve the problem! +2
Hipster Haven: This man advertises an unfinished basement apartment in Northeast on Craigslist as a "hipster haven." Why? Unclear. -1

The Needle: Rock The Vote

Say What?: Washingtonian's Harry Jaffe says if D.C. political operative and boxing promoter Rock Newman is Andy Shallal's mayoral campaign's manager, Shallal stands a chance at a strong performance in the race. Shallal said he would only run if Mayor Vince Gray decides not to run for a second term. +1
Courtship Etiquette: A woman writes to [...]

The Needle: Busboys and Mayors

Food For Thought: Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal announced today that he launched an exploratory committee to begin raising funds for a potential mayoral run. This personality can only make the race more interesting. +2
The New Ivy: Within the first week of opening its first hiring centers, Walmart received applications from 11,000 people for only 1,800 [...]

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