Posts Tagged ‘July 4’

Photo: First Fourth

MacArthur Boulevard, July 4

Happy July 4! Here’s a Brief History of D.C. Fireworks Accidents

Ever year leading up to July 4, Washingtonians are bombarded with reminders to "be safe"—safe with alcohol, safe with our grills, and, most frequently, safe with fireworks. Nationally, an average of 200 people a day are injured from fireworks in the month surrounding July 4, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. D.C. residents get [...]

Photos: 46th Annual Palisades Parade

Slideshow.  MacArthur Blvd to Sherier Pl., NW.  July 4th.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

O’er the Ramparts They Watched

Some local luminaries share where they’ll check out fireworks this year:
Ryan Holladay
Ryan Holladay’s band, Bluebrain, made a geo-sensitive musical iPhone app called The National Mall—which is exactly where he’s going. “I realize I’m in the minority of locals on this one, but my favorite place to be on July 4 is downtown to watch the [...]

Photos: Palisades Parade, 2011

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Photo: This Week’s Page Three

4800 Block of MacArthur Boulevard NW, July 4

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National Mall, July 4th. © 2010 Matt Dunn

Palisades Parade in Photos

Debating Rhee: Loose Lips Daily

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MacArthur Blvd. NW, July 4

Photo: Fireworks Over Park View

Candidates Swarm Stinky Palisades Parade

While Palisades residents love their annual July 4 parade and the throngs of local politicians and would-be politicians it brings to their leafy Ward 3 neighborhood, they might be already regretting it.

Fenty Is Late To Metro Memorial: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Would-Be Burglars Ruin Vincent Gray's Ice Cream Interview," "Council Showdown This Afternoon On Overhead Wires," "Is Metro Safer? Reporters disagree."
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Our Morning Roundup: Better Drinking Through Advertising

Thirsty on this cloudy morning? How bout a nice tall glass of...marketing. In response to the waterborne lead crisis, the District's Water and Sewer Authority (WASA) is ushering in a "new era" with a new name and new logo. WaPo's Mike DeBonis reports the agency is rebranding itself "D.C. Water," at a cost of around $160,000 to [...]

Barry Apologizes To D.C. Council During Private Meeting

According to three sources familiar with the closed-door meeting to discuss the ramifications of Marion Barry's July 4 arrest, the councilmember apologized to his colleagues. He even made sure to apologize to Councilmember Jim Graham, who was late to the meeting.
One councilmember says that Barry confessed his love for the District and said that he [...]

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