Posts Tagged ‘Dogs’

Gear Prudence: I Want to Bike With My Dog!

Cycling with pets and puddle etiquette

Dog Mysteriously Ends Up on Metro Tracks

The dog is OK.

Photos: Dog Swim

Photos: Rolling Thunder

Slideshow.  Pentagon Parking Lot, May 26th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Neighbors Want to Improve Ugly Dog Park

Between the wine bars, cafes, and taco shops, Columbia Heights' 11th Street strip should be the ideal spot for a dog park. Instead, it's stuck with a mostly fenced-in unofficial park at Park Road, much of which is taken up by a grate.
One group of park-goers wants to change that. The Friends of Columbia Heights [...]

Photo: Two Dogs

Meridian Hill Park, NW.  April 14th.  ©2013 Matt Dunn

District of Canines

Increasing spring temperatures translate into more blossoms, more co-workers calling in sick with hay fever, and more dogs running about the District's parks and sidewalks. And there are quite a few of them: an analysis of figures obtained through D.C.'s Department of Health, which maintains a registry of the city's 3,841 pups, reveals that we [...]

The Needle: $40 Cocktail

Pricey Sips: A new Washington restaurant will have a $40 cocktail on its menu. -3
Erasers: A new report says that teachers in 18 D.C. classes cheated on standardized tests. -4

Photos: Cherry Blossoms

Full Slideshow.  Tidal Basin, April 7th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photos: St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Slideshow.  Constitution Ave, NW.  March 17th.  © 2013 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Inspecting the Inspector General

Much-Needed Inquiry: Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie has questions about the inspector general's handling of investigations into school cheating and the D.C. lottery contract. +3
"My Jihad": Ads promoting a peaceful approach to Islam's concept of "jihad" are going up on the Metro system. +2

Trinidad Puppy-Killer Admits to Crime

Sean Delontay Branch, the 24-year-old accused of murdering a puppy in Trinidad in June by dropping a brick on its head—an incident that exposed D.C.'s sensationalism deficit—pleaded guilty Monday to the crime. NBC 4 reports:
The morning of June 29, a puppy named King Tut was left sleeping behind a convenience store on Mt. Olivet Road [...]

Photos: Dog Swim Day

Slideshow.  Cameron Run Regional Park, Alexandria, VA.  Sept. 8th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photos: Other People’s Pets, Logan Circle Edition

Zeke, Logan Circle
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Photos: Sunday at the Tidal Basin

Slideshow.  Tidal Basin, March 18th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn