Posts Tagged ‘Costco’

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2400 Block of  Market St NE, November 30

District Line Daily: Barry Beats Mendo

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He's still got it! Marion Barry proved yesterday that you don't get to be mayor-for-life without [...]

The Needle: Redskins for Romney Edition

Hail to the Mittens: If you've bought any Redskins-licensed material or attended an event at FedEx Field recently, you may, indirectly, have been supporting Mitt Romney. Turns out Redskins owner Dan Snyder and his wife, Tanya Snyder, have each given $2,500—the maximum amount allowed by law—to the former Massachusetts governor's presidential campaign. Romney is the only candidate either have [...]

Do Not Go To Costco

If you're planning an afternoon supply run to the Costco in Pentagon City as Hurricane Irene draws near, don't bother. The scene there this morning:

Then again, you might still be in line to check out by the time the storm arrives—and we could think of worse spots to shelter in place than a warehouse loaded [...]

Woman Finds Dog Dead in Her Sweltering Car Outside Costco, Returns Pet Supplies

When the temperature outside climbs above 100 degrees, we're always bombarded with warnings that leaving pets and children inside cars will slowly cook them to death. This woman never got the message.
A woman in Frederick County, Maryland is accused of leaving her dog inside her sweltering car as she shopped in Costco July 6, ABC [...]

Costco Is Coming to D.C. at Last

Get ready for bulk tube socks, massive packages of toilet paper, and giant tubs of rugelach—Costco is finally coming to D.C.!
At-Large Councilmember Kwame Brown claims that Costco has "finalized an agreement" with developers that would bring a store to Fort Lincoln, according to the Washington Post's Tim Craig. The site is near the intersection of [...]

Black Doll with Panda: Okay. Black Doll with Monkey: Not So Much.

The black baby doll wearing a "Lil' monkey" hat – and cuddling with a stuffed monkey – is no more.
The Associated Press reports that Costco has pulled the African-American version of the "Cuddle with Me, Doll with Plush Monkey" after receiving complaints about its possible racist connotations. The white and Hispanic Lil' monkeys are still [...]