Posts Tagged ‘gary imhoff’

The Needle: Annandale Mafia

Thunder Rolls: Han Sa "Thunder" Yu, the 44-year-old leader of a gang of Annandale extortionists that went by the extraordinary name Korean Night Breeders, was sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison last week after pleading guilty. +3
Colonel Blimp: Two defense blimps, worth a combined $450 million, could launch around D.C. as soon as late [...]

Childless D.C. Hipsters Are Scornful of Everyone Else, Complains Gadfly

The Thanksgiving holiday's only been over for a day, but maybe you're missing your crankier relatives already. If so, you'll love today's installment of top Washington grumpsletter themail.
Newsletter proprietor Gary Imhoff's ostensible jumping-off point is a Post story about increased visitor parking restrictions in Ward 1, which do sound like they'll be annoying. But he [...]

Dorothy Brizill and Gary Imhoff’s House Burns Down

The Columbia Heights house owned by D.C. watchdog/activists Dorothy Brizill and Gary Imhoff was badly damaged in a fire Friday night, which authorities told the Washington Post "wiped out" the home.
Brizill and Imhoff jointly publish DC Watch, an email newsletter that delves into the picayune details of District government and politics.
The two-alarm fire started shortly before [...]

The Needle: Forward! Edition

No More Free Parking: At least a third of D.C.'s neighborhood political disputes boil down to parking. Which is why word of secret free spaces by Thompson Boat House near Virginia Avenue NW caught our eye when a message about it appeared in The Mail, Gary Imhoff's e-newsletter. Park Police, a tipster wrote, never patrolled [...]

Today in D.C. History: Anthony Williams Forced to Run Write-In Campaign

Mayor Anthony Williams’ campaign for re-election hit a major snag when the validity of signatures on his petition to get on the ballot was called into question. On July 15, 2002, Dorothy Brizill, Gary Imhoff, Mark Sibley, and Shaun Snyder filed a joint challenge to Williams’ petition, claiming that 9,250 of 10,102 signatures were “defective,” [...]

Shovel Patrol: Dorothy Brizill & Gary Imhoff

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Dorothy Brizill & Gary Imhoff
Position: proprietors, DC Watch
Address: 1327 Girard St. NW (Columbia Heights)

Loose Lips Daily: Barras Rounds It Up

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—Famous Channel 4 sportscaster George Michael dies at 70. Also, more on the snowball fight, as City Desk reports on an effort by D.C. police [...]