Posts Tagged ‘Comcast’

The Needle: Cheese Please

Priorities: The line was snaking out the door in the middle of the work day at D.C.'s new grilled cheese restaurant, GCDC. Something can probably be derived from this scene that speaks to the inevitable collapse of society, but hey, it's grilled cheese. Can't say anything bad about cheese, bread, or the combination of the two. [...]

The Needle: Going in Silver Circles

Duh: The opening date of the Silver Line was once again delayed, rendering a date of operation in the foreseeable future unlikely. -4
SOHO NW: The French luxury brand Longchamp will open its first D.C. store in CityCenterDC, which means at least three high-end bag stores (including Tumi and Kate Spade) are coming to the complex. [...]

The Needle: Comcast Cares Edition

Heidi Goes Cable: On Nov. 17, 1968, the Oakland Raiders and the New York Jets played an exciting football game that went down to the wire—and that no one watching on TV in the eastern half of the country saw the finish of, because NBC switched from football coverage to a made-for-TV movie, Heidi, about [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Will NFL Go for the Clooney Rule?

Steve Czaban says Dan Snyder really can step out of the way and let people who know how to better run the things he owns run them.
Czaban's proof? WTEM-AM.
"If people ask why can't Snyder just hire really good people and let them do what they do, well, that's exactly what he's doing on the radio [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: WJLA Makes BeerInTheBathroomsGate™ Even More Viral?

As if vending beside urinals at Redskins games wasn't viral enough: Jennifer Donelan of WJLA put BeerInTheBathroomsGate™ on her station's evening news, and even took a few seconds to give Washington City Paper kudos for blowing the lid off Snyder's newest revenue stream.
Here's Donelan's WJLA piece. Wait til the 50-second mark. Don't take a pee [...]

Screen On The Green Films Announced

HBO, Comcast, and the Trust for the National Mall announced the full Screen on the Green Schedule yesterday. The stunted (compared to last year's) schedule includes only four films. Screenings begin Mondays at sundown (8 p.m.).
July 20: Close Encounters of the Third Kind
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More dates [...]

HBO, Co-Sponsors Save Screen on the Green

No need for those "Save Screen on the Green!" T-shirts–HBO has found that crucial co-sponsor. DCist reports that SOTG has indeed been saved: "Comcast and the Trust for the National Mall have come on board along with HBO to sponsor the event."
DCist also reports that films will screen Mondays through August 10, starting with Close [...]