Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore’

The Needle: You Booze You Lose

Thievery Corporation: D.C.'s attorney general under Mayor Adrian Fenty, Peter Nickles, told NewsChannel 8 that Mayor Vince Gray stole the 2010 mayoral election and said it's a "tragedy for the city." -3
You Booze You Lose: D.C.'s BYOB restaurants are now allowed to charge as much as they want as a corkage fee as long as [...]

b Magazine Thinks It’s Found 100 Reasons Why Baltimore Is Better Than D.C.

The full ethos of Baltimore is on display this week in the latest cover story from the Baltimore Sun's b magazine: “100 Reasons Why Baltimore Is Better Than D.C.” That’s right, 100 reasons.
The illustrated cover is enough to make any Washingtonian fret over the safety our status as the nation’s capital. There’s Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s eyes laser-beaming the very [...]

The Needle: Squawkin’ Hawkins Edition

Judging Adam: A D.C. judge is considering a motion to release the perpetually under arrest Adam Kokesh, who was last put in the slammer after he video taped himself for a July 4th stunt loading a shotgun in the Freedom Plaza. (-3)
Prison Pals: Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. will learn his fate tomorrow for misusing public funds, [...]

The 138th Preakness Stakes

Preakness winner Oxbow's Trainer D. Wayne Lukas. Gallery. © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photo: Sunrise at Old Hilltop

Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD.  May 16th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Washington Man Forced to Visit Baltimore, Survives

The Washington Post's Marc Fisher has a story today about his recent visit to Baltimore's less popular tourist attractions, and Charm City is not pleased about it. "This has to be one of the most bizarre travel pieces I've ever come across," writes Baltimore Magazine. "The last thing Bal­ti­more needs is more D.C. pricks like him," writes [...]

District Line Daily: Gold Bust

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The morning after we were reminded of the importance of electricity, one question remains: How [...]

Photos: Caribbean Carnival 2012

Slideshow.  Baltimore, MD.  July 14th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: Arriving, Baltimore

April 1

The Needle: A Fire in Her Belly Edition

Taxi Commission Über Alles: iPhone-friendly car service Uber made a big splash when it arrived in D.C. from San Francisco, with lots of friendly tweets and a fancy lunch for the media. And then New Year's Eve happened. Customers complained that the service's "dynamic pricing" resulted in outlandish bills to get home early on Jan. [...]

Photo: Baltimore Still Life

Baltimore, MD. ©2011 Michael W. Hicks

This Week’s Page Three Photo

Leaving Baltimore, December 5
Page three photos are also in a big picture gallery.

Photo: Leaving Baltimore

December 5

Photo: Farmer’s Market

Baltimore, MD. © 2011 Michael W. Hicks

The Needle: Ho, Ho, Ho Edition

Baltimore United?: Has there ever been a more nefarious, underhanded state than Maryland? Our northern neighbors have embarked on a campaign to snatch D.C. United out of the District and relocate the team to Baltimore, putting out a study predicting up to $6.4 million in state and local revenues if the Maryland Stadium Authority built [...]