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900 Block of Upshur Street NW, September 9
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Photo: Friday Night, Lights and Sky

Upshur Street NW, September 9

McGregor Out at DeMatha?

Update 1:02 PM: According to the school, Bill McGregor has officially resigned.
Word out of Hyattsville is that Bill McGregor will announce he's quitting as DeMatha's head football coach today.
Such a move has been rumored for more than a week, but McGregor's exodus, if that indeed happens, will come as huge news in the local and [...]

Morning Roundup: The SmarTrip is Still Stupid Edition

Good morning, everyone. It's Tuesday! Hope your morning commute wasn't too abysmal. On a sweaty note, today's high of 97 degrees brings a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms this evening. Don't get caught in the downpour on your way to dinner—soggy food is tragic.
In case you missed it, Politico forgot Washington wasn't just the federal [...]

Ten Men Out: Ever Heard of a High School Football Game Being ‘Fixed’?

This week, for the profit-centristic print version of Washington City Paper, I wrote about Bernie Dancel, who gives a lot of money away to do-gooder efforts all across the region. My story focused mainly on the money Dancel's given to the football program at Our Lady of Good Counsel, which heads into the 2010 [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Redskins Drop the Fictional 200,000-Name Waiting List, But Not Ticket Prices?

The lead sentence of yesterday's press release from the Washington Redskins, dated Jan. 13, 2010, announcing the team won't raise ticket prices: "The Redskins have announced that general admission ticket prices for the 2010 season will be unchanged, remaining at the same price for the fifth season in a row.
The lead sentence of last year's press release [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: It’s 9/11! Did You Pay $23.99 Plus Shipping for Dan Snyder’s Commemorative Hat?

Great Moments in Capitalism™, Special 9/11 Edition
On this date in 2005: Get your Tragedy Hats!
None of the Redskins marketing endeavors under Dan Snyder dropped the jaw faster than the "Redskins Flag Hat" that went on sale on the team's web site and at FedExField at the beginning of the 2005 season.
For $23.99 plus shipping where [...]

And They’re Gonna Cancel “Friday Night Lights”?

How mean is America in the '00s?
Here's how mean: Something called the Fine Living Network has just announced a casting call for DC for its new reality show in which it's looking for you to out the "Tools" in this market.
FLN isn't looking for the kind of tools you plane a door or plug a [...]