Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Cheap Seats Daily: Bring Mike Leach to Redskins Park (Cont.)?

John Feinstein doesn't like the way the Redskins complied with the NFL mandate to interview minority candidates before hiring a coach. Feinstein doesn't believe that Dan Snyder ever really thought Jerry Gray, a black defensive coach who reportedly has interviewed for Jim Zorn's job while Zorn still has it, could be a head coach for [...]

Details Emerge In Christmas Triple Shooting

Yesterday afternoon, law enforcement arrested Marlo Antonio Garcias in connection with the Christmas morning triple shooting at 5401 4th Street NW that left one man dead and two other individuals critically injured. Garcias was charged first degree murder while armed.
For the first time, court records reveal a narrative of the shooting scene. At about 4:55 [...]

D.C. Council Gift Grab Time!

It's that time of year again—city legislators are handing out trinkets to their colleagues. Here's what LL's got on this year's haul...
Jim Graham, Ward 1: individualized gifts. Some got old-fashioned Christmas tree ornaments.
Jack Evans, Ward 2: his bobbleheads, signed and numbered
Mary Cheh, Ward 3: custom 18-month calendars featuring pictures of all the councilmembers

Our Morning Roundup: X-Mas, Books, and Dope

Good morning, City Desk readers. I hope you all had a happy [insert holiday here].  My household celebrated the day by lounging around in tall tees, eating ice cream out of the carton, and watching the entire fourth season of Weeds (OMG! The ending so totally threw me off. Deets later–don't want to spoil the show [...]

Wilson Building Gift Grab Begins

The economy may be going to hell and inauguration fever might be the issue of the day, but it's still Christmastime. Which means Wilson Building denizens are doing their annual gift exchange. Many opt for the classics: David Catania opted for his usual Godiva chocolates. Jack Evans is doling out classic works of literature. Yvette [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Lighted Boats And Poop Smells

Quick rant: I've been riding on Benning Road pretty regularly since this past spring. And it is still being worked on. It's a fucking disaster of uneven pavement, narrowing lanes, construction debris. It's an obstacle course. Does anyone know how long Benning has been under construction? Does anyone know how much longer we will have [...]