Posts Tagged ‘d.c. flag’

Support for D.C. Statehood at Record High, But Work Remains

If a Washington Post poll is to be believed, support for D.C. statehood is at a record high: 67 percent of District residents say they want it, up a significant 10 points from just five years ago.
Some of that rise may have to do with the issue getting some national attention in August, when comedian John Oliver [...]

After WAMU Donation, Cheh, Nnamdi, Sherwood Get Inked

"This reminds me of Civil War surgery," the councilmember said.

Introducing the D.C. 180 Tourism Campaign!

Are you engaged yet?

If ‘Skins Win, D.C. Flag Could Fly Over Seattle

Mayor Vince Gray's bet with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay over the Washington Nationals' play-off series with the Cardinals didn't turn out so well, but he's giving gambling another shot with Seattle mayor Mike McGinn this weekend.
Ahead of the Washington Pigskins playoff game Sunday against the Seahawks, Gray has challenged McGinn to fly D.C.'s flag [...]

Should Washington’s Wards Have Their Own Flags?

The District's current flag is pretty cool, as countless tattoos attest. But is one flag not enough for D.C?
The Washington Post's Clinton Yates thinks so, arguing today that District residents should designs flags for each of the city's eight wards. 
I think one of the most valuable parts of this process would be the exercise [...]