The Case for Virginia: D.C. and Maryland kids had to go to school today. But those lucky kids in Virginia have an extra week of summer so that they can go on roller coasters. The state has a longstanding law—the Kings Dominion Law, which has survived many legislative battles—that says schools must start after Labor Day to give [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Chipotle’
Big Spending: More than 30 percent of millennials living in Maryland and Virginia buy fast food at least twice per week, according to a study by Level Money. (And yes, for purposes of this study anyway, Chipotle is considered a fast food joint.) In Virginia, they spent an average of $971 a year on fast food; [...]
Reality Bites: A House of Cards veteran is reportedly developing a reality show based on D.C. "up-and-comers," including Hill staffers between the ages of 19 and 29. -3
Dirty Talk: The blog Stop Requested takes Young & Hungry's latest column about having sex in D.C. bathrooms one step further, imagining what how conversations in said bathrooms could [...]
If a lawsuit is to be believed, Chipotle's incentives for its store managers can get ugly competitive. A former employee of the downtown M Street Chipotle is suing the fast-casual chain for pregnancy discrimination, alleging that her supervisor harassed and subjected her to disparate work policies upon learning she was pregnant.
In the suit, Doris Nohemi [...]
Washed Up: The National Aquarium, hidden away in the Commerce Department will, as of September, be no more. -1
Shocking: Marion Barry made an illegal U-turn across the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lane today, according to the Washington Post's Tim Craig. -1
Finally, Mayor Adrian Fenty is talking about jobs. I'm sure LL will have much more on this. But I wanted to get the discussion started. Last night, Fenty announced a joint effort with the Washington Interfaith Network to train the unemployed in home weatherizing and then put them to work on area homes. Doesn't this [...]
Oink Oink! Just when we thought that the swine flu H1N1 virus was under control, The Post is reporting that a Chesapeake woman died from complications of the virus on Tuesday. This is the area's first publicly announced death attributed to the flu and Virginia Governor Tim Kaine is urging those with noticeable symptoms to be proactive about treatment.