Posts Tagged ‘City Paper’

Come to The First-Ever Washington City Paper Fashion for a Fraction Boutique Sale on Saturday

It's February. It's cold. It may never stop snowing.
Who cares?
This Saturday, Washington City Paper has the perfect distraction from this never-ending winter. Come to our inaugural Fashion for a Fraction boutique sale at ideaspace, at 300 Tingey St. SE, to find deep discounts from more than a dozen local retailers. We'll also have cupcakes from Red Velvet, [...]

City Paper Loses an Editor, Gets Another

We've got big changes today at Washington City Paper. Editor Michael Schaffer is leaving the paper to become editorial director at the retooling The New Republic, and is being replaced here by current managing editor Mike Madden. Arts editor Jonathan Fischer's headed to the managing editor spot.
Emails from Schaffer and Madden after the jump.

Meet Your New City Desk Writer!

Some home news on a new Washington City Paper staff writer starting soon—and the identity of the blogger behind the DC Porcupine Tumblr. Here's the text of an email announcing the hire:
We made a hire this week: Will Sommer, former City Paper intern and current Patch staffer, is going to start in a couple of weeks [...]

Washington City Paper Develops New Photo Technology

Facebook just bought Instagram for $1 billion. So this is as good a time as any to announce that Washington City Paper has developed technology that will allow users to find and share photos that have the look and feel of images up to 30 years old. "Such a retro look only comes with age and the [...]

City Paper, Sister Papers Cut Pay, Staffing

Washington City Paper publisher Amy Austin announced today changes to staff operations at Creative Loafing, the company that owns the Chicago Reader, City Paper, and Creative Loafing Atlanta.
All employees at Creative Loafing's three publications, including City Paper, will receive 5 percent pay cuts. Austin said the reductions will "stabilize" the company.
Additionally, some employees' hours have been [...]

On Byline Parity At Washington City Paper

This week VIDA, an organization promoting women writers, released its 2011 count of bylines by gender in major magazines. Yep, it's as simple as that: They count to see how many women were published in the country's top magazines. And then they further break down the count by category—book reviews, articles, poetry, essays.
As you can [...]

Read City Paper‘s New Loose Lips Blog

Starting today, City Paper's political coverage has a new home on the Web—we've given Alan Suderman, our Loose Lips columnist, a blog of his very own. Fittingly enough, the first post on the new Loose Lips blog is today's edition of Loose Lips Daily. Go read it! And add it to your RSS readers, bookmarks, [...]

Coming Soon: New Loose Lips

If you've missed Loose Lips—and with a campaign season in full swing, who hasn't?—don't despair. Starting Tuesday, Washington City Paper will send the latest LL down to the Wilson Building to bring back a full complement of news, political insight and insider gossip every week (in the paper) and every day (right here on
Actually, [...]

Morning Roundup: The ‘Ship Your Pot FedEx to a Former Federal Prosecutor’ Edition; Plus: It’s Friday!

Good morning, Friday! After work today, it's the weekend! Thank you, labor unions!
Have you heard the one about the fake 140-year-old hot dog?
How Batman kicked Superman's ass? ("Holy ass-kicking, Batman!")
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How pot dealers prefer FedEx to UPS ("I mean, if you absolutely, positively have to [...]

GAAAAA Screw-up on This Week’s Cover @#$@&*(@#$

Housing Complex and Cheap Seats are not on the same page. Cheap Seats is on Page 14. This is my responsibility; sorry, all. (Thanks to genius Twitter friend julesdc for pointing this out.)

City Paper Building Not on Fire

But we did have to wait outside for 10 minutes while things got checked out.

City Paper: In [Blank] We Trust

The new owners of the Waco Tribune-Herald, a newspaper run for the last three and a half decades by Cox Enterprises, greeted their Central Texas readers with a note on Saturday to explain why in God's name they would want to run a newspaper in this day and age, when, as we all know, newspapers [...]

Day Three at City Paper: Meet, Well, Me

I joined the Washington City Paper family this week, replacing the beloved Jule Banville, the recently departed asst. managing editor and D.C. brunch-culture-hater who was kind enough to leave in her office some very important things, such as an AP Stylebook, two dictionaries and a bottle of Tylenol. She left a rotten banana, too, but [...]

And With a Heavy Heart, I Leave You. OR: Suck It, Haters.

Today I leave the best job I ever had, and that counts a brief stint at Trader Joe's where I tried to get health care after knocking over several cases of Two Buck Chuck with my ass. As asst. managing editor at Washington City Paper for the past two and half years, my job has [...]

Street Price of City Paper Skyrockets!

Craigslist killed the value of alternative newspapers? Bah. Washington City Paper has never been pricier than in this ad:
washington, DC craigslist > northern virginia > for sale / wanted > collectibles
Marion Barry City Paper (Incredible Headline!) – $20 (Falls Church)
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