Posts Tagged ‘fight’

Photo: Men Fighting

600 block H Street NW. © 2013 Matt Dunn

Photos: Street Fight

600 Block 7th Street, NW.  © 2011 Matt Dunn

A Terrible Beauty at Carolina Palace?

In the Illiad, when Greek forces happened to catch a glimpse of Helen, the woman they'd been fighting a costly war with the Trojans over (Paris just had to have her), they commiserated: "Beauty, terrible beauty."
Dominican eatery and bar Carolina Palace, on 14th Street NW, might say the same thing, if [...]

Weekend in Review

Update: I have checked with all my sources in the local media scene. It appears that there was no fight in the Style section of the Washington Post this past Friday, so this coming week will be that much more routine.

Final Thoughts on Allen v. Roig-Franzia

Last Friday, two Washington Post journalists got into a fistfight about their work. Longtime writer and editor Henry Allen dissed a piece by staff writer Manuel Roig-Franzia, whereupon Roig-Franzia referred to Allen as a "cocksucker." Allen responded with blows.

Brauchli Intervenes in Style Fistfight

Around deadline on Friday, some tensions boiled over in the Style section of the Washington Post. According to an informed source, a disagreement arose between reporter Manuel Roig-Franzia and storied Style veteran Henry Allen.
Though it's unclear exactly what they were arguing about, it is clear that the mood was testy. Testy enough, that is, for [...]

Apes! They’re Just Like Us.

For those looking for nonaverage activity at the National Zoo today, there is one can't-miss destination: the Great Ape House. First, there's the newest adorable zoo baby, the tiny gorilla born Jan. 11 and recently discovered to be female. (She is yet unnamed while the zoo works up the requisite lather among the faithful, who [...]