Posts Tagged ‘London’

Olympics in D.C.? No Thanks.

Today, we are excited to announce that DC is exploring a bid to host the 2024 Summer #Olympics! Join us at #DC2024
— Washington DC 2024 (@DC2024) August 27, 2013
A bad idea that was first proposed a decade ago and threatened to return last summer during the quadrennial frenzy caused by watching too much tape-delayed [...]

Beware the New, “I’m Stranded in London” Facebook Scam

Darrow Montgomery, Washington City Paper's amazing staff photographer, just alerted me to a new Facebook phishing scam. While using social media to spread the good word of WCP, Darrow received an instant message from an old friend. Said old friend claimed that she was stranded in London after having been robbed at gunpoint of all [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Angst Edition

Why.I.Hate.DC hates on crime:
"Memo to everyone: DC is not a safe place. That home that sold at 14th and Fairmont for $499,999 was not a good deal. In all of these recent shootings, and Oh, I forgot about the murder outside the Mt. Vernon Square metro–the police have been close enough to hear the shots [...]