Posts Tagged ‘Inc.’

D.C. General Shelter Management Fired Staff For Inappropriate Contact With Female Residents

Families Forward, Inc., the nonprofit that runs the D.C. General family shelter, has admitted in a letter to Mayor Adrian Fenty that it has fired employees for inappropriate contact with female residents.
The allegations first came to light yesterday when we reported the concerns of two female residents who alleged that they had been propositioned by [...]

Raven Redesign To Provide More Space; Dive Bar Now Will Include Heated Toilet Seats

DC Mud has done some great reporting on the renovations going on at one of the District's few real dive bars. There's been much blog talk about the changes at the Raven. I worried about what the Raven would mean with new retro lighting, etc. Now comes DC Mud with more info and actual interviews [...]

New York Publisher Snubs the Arts Club of Washington

Winning a Pulitzer Prize will line an author's pockets with $10,000. A National Book Award fetches the same. The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction pays a hefty $15,000 to winners and $5,000 for runners-up.
Until three years ago, no other U.S. book award could match those amounts or the clout that comes with being named a winner [...]