Posts Tagged ‘donald trump’

D.C. Statehood Advocates Are Planning a Tax Day ‘March for Equality’

The marchers will proceed down Pennsylvania Avenue to the U.S. Capitol.

Trump Hotel at Old Post Office Building Will Have Three ‘Presidential Suites’

The hotel is expected to open in September.

Ideas for D.C.-Inspired Halloween Costumes

The ones you have to explain to everyone, like, five times and yet still no one "gets" are always the coolest.

Pigskins Shame Spiral: Trump, Bush Say Slur Should Stay

When Trump is on your side...

Trump on D.C. Statehood: “I Have a Conflict of Interest”

During an interview on "Meet the Press" Sunday, Donald Trump said he might support statehood for the District.

“Dump Trump”: Dozens Gather to Protest The Donald’s D.C. Hotel

"We don't need hate speech on America's main street."

District Line Daily: Hooked By Police

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The D.C. Police Department is using high-risk sting operations in which undercover police officers lure [...]

The Sad Final Days of the Souvenir Shops Displaced by Donald Trump

No one really loves Donald Trump right now in the Old Post Office Pavilion. The remaining souvenir shops and food counters in the historic building's now-dreary looking center atrium will shutter this week to make way for a Trump Organization luxury hotel. And on one of their last days of operation, the kitschy stores weren't [...]

The Needle: An Urban Exodus

Urban Exodus: D.C's hallmark half-smoke joint, Ben's Chili Bowl, is relinquishing its D.C. exclusiveness and expanding to Arlington. -2
New Orleans Blues: The D.C. tax office shut down the frequently complained-about-by-neighbors TruOrleans restaurant on H Street NE today. +2

Caption Contest: What’s Donald Trump Whispering to Marion Barry?

Donald Trump just unveiled his grand plans for the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, and just about everyone who's anyone in D.C. politics was there. Which means Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry was at the front of the receiving line, anxious to get a word in with The Donald. The two chatted briefly, before Trump [...]

The Needle: Trumped Edition

Enter the Donald: Federal officials have reached agreement with Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka Trump to redevelop and lease the Old Post Office as a 260-room hotel. The good news: It's a gorgeous, historic building that should benefit from $200 million in private investment. The bad news: Trump will have a platform just blocks [...]

District Line Daily: Best of D.C.

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The Best of D.C. issue arrives today, available in your local Washington City Paper box. With [...]

Donald Trump Talks D.C. Hotels, Washington Post, Hair

Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office. Huge.
"This can really be one of the great hotels of the world," Trump said this morning during a real estate panel with daughter Ivanka Trump. But the Trump take on the Old Post Office won't merely be great. At different points during the hour-long talk [...]

The Needle: Elevator to Nowhere

Baby Steps: Metro is appointing Rodrigo Bitar to assistant general manager for transit infrastructure and engineering services division. Previously, Bitar was in charge of the transit system's elevators and escalators—not exactly a ringing endorsement for his experience with infrastructure. -5
Hair of the Dog: Birth certificate hunter Donald Trump will talk real estate (and more?) at [...]

No Tax Break for Donald Trump

Trump Organization operatives in the District, you're fired! Discount tie pitchman Donald Trump won't be getting his Old Post Office tax break after all, according to the Associated Press, despite his fervent wishes to the contrary.
Trump's Old Post Office project is on federal property, and thus exempt from D.C. property taxes. But he'll still have [...]

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