Posts Tagged ‘Kwame Brown’

The Needle: Zooropa!

Chairman of the Bored: Never stop tweeting, former D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown. Never stop tweeting. +2
The New Zoo Thing: Animal babies animal babies animal babies animal babies animal babies. Animal babies? +1
Silver Line Playbook: Whenever the Silver Line opens, Orange and Blue Line riders will get an extra week of inconvenience. -1

The Football Clan: Happy World Cup! [...]

District Line Daily: The Gay Issue

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The ultimate accessory at this weekend's Capital Pride? A copy of Washington City Paper's Gay Issue, [...]

District Line Daily: The High Cost of Police Parking

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Police Week is here, which means police from across the country parking without regard for traffic [...]

No More House Arrest for Kwame Brown

If you've been wanting to stay out late with disgraced former D.C. Council chairman Kwame Brown, now's your chance. Brown's court-imposed house arrest and curfew, which lasted for six months after Brown pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud last November, expired today.

The Needle: Underwater Washington

Aqualumbia: What would Washington look like if global warming melted the ice caps? Not great. -2
Metal Meddling: Like a pair of jonesing meth heads, the District and Verizon are fighting over copper wire. -1

District Line Daily: Sequestration Burger

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A blow to soften today's sequester: Z-Burger in Tenleytown is giving away burgers at its Tenleytown [...]

WPFW’s DC Politics Hour Loses a Host

After two and a half years co-hosting WPFW's local news-heavy DC Politics Hour, political consultant Chuck Thies tells City Desk that he's leaving the program after tomorrow's episode.
"I gotta step away from the mic," he says. "I'm not bringing my A-game."
Thies says he's been too busy with consulting work to keep up with local politics [...]

The Needle: The Grades of Wrath

Fairfax Leaks: An anonymous user of Fairfax County's rowdy Fairfax Underground forum leaked more than 2,000 pages of Fairfax High School student grades. -4
Brr: The Washington region could experience unusually high winds on Saturday. -3

The Needle: Kwame Brown at the Holidays

My Bad: Disgraced ex-Council Chairman Kwame Brown is using the holidays as a chance to proclaim his innocence to his supporters—except as far as his bank fraud goes. He did that.  +1
Going Bald: Pigskins quarterback Kirk Cousins blames his new cropped haircut not on an overzealous teammate with a razor but on a barber who [...]

District Line Daily: Train in Vain

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How's this for a Metro trip: Maryland riders on the Green Line Monday found themselves dropped [...]

A Council Worth Forgetting

The D.C. Council’s last meeting of its 19th legislative session will take place on Dec. 18, bringing to an end what longtime Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans once called “the worst council I’ve ever served on in my 20 years on the council.”
The session, which saw the resignation of two councilmembers, probably won’t be remembered [...]

District Line Daily: Free Kwame

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That was fast. The Kwame Brown saga entered its denouement yesterday, as Judge Richard Leon [...]

District Line Daily: Big Day for Kwame Brown

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Today could be the end of the scandal of disgraced ex-Council Chairman Kwame Brown. Brown [...]

The Needle: Embarrassment of Riches

The Low Cost of High Crimes: Prosecutors want disgraced chairman Kwame Brown to serve a whole six days in jail for felony bank fraud. But it gets better: Brown could serve his term on weekends. -5
Fund Feud: The D.C. Council and Mayor Vince Gray are at loggerheads over how to spend $23 million in extra [...]

District Line Daily: Natitude

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Pick up a dead-tree City Paper today and nourish your mind with this week's cover: [...]

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