Posts Tagged ‘Marion Barry’

The Needle: Cocaine Cowboy

In His Defense: Marion Barry explains in his new memoir what his first experience with cocaine was like: "The cocaine was a powerful stimulant that went straight to my penis." +5
Hot Hot Heat: We have our first official heat wave of the summer—that is, three consecutive days where temperatures reach at least 90 degrees. Miss snow days yet? -3

District Line Daily: Marion Barry, According to Marion Barry

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Mayor-for-life Marion Barry's autobiography is out Tuesday. He uses the book to try to define his [...]

District Line Daily: Barry’s Fighting Words

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Former Vince Gray supporter Marion Barry endorses Muriel Bowser for mayor, says "we're gonna [...]

District Line Daily: Money Street Corridor

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Food and beverage sales in the Logan Circle/14th Street Corridor in 2013 came in at $68 [...]

District Line Daily: Dream On

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This month marks the 20th anniversary of D.C.'s most enduring book about itself, Dream City. Our [...]

District Line Daily: Busboys Goes East

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Busboys and Poets owner Andy Shallal signed a letter of intent to open a restaurant in [...]

District Line Daily: The Mayor With Two Biopics

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Mayor-for-Life Marion Barry is rushing to get a biopic of his life made so that it [...]

District Line Daily: Gray’s Budget Crunch

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Mayor Vince Gray kicked off his tenure as a lame-duck mayor Monday by sparring with councilmembers [...]

District Line Daily: Where Have All the Voters Gone?

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Slightly more than 14,000 voters cast ballots during the two-week early voting period that concluded Saturday [...]

District Line Daily: The Education Issue

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Our latest issue focuses on higher education in D.C. Find out why UDC decided to save its [...]

The Needle: Food for Thought

The Commencement Entree: It seems that George Washington University students have purchased enough small plates to convince José Andrés to be their 2014 commencement speaker. -2
Insert Breaking Bad Reference Here: A substance that tested positive for ricin was found in a Georgetown residency. -3

District Line Daily: Young and Voteless

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D.C.'s booming population of young professionals has the opportunity to sway the upcoming mayoral primary. [...]

The Needle: Treeson

Crimes Against Nature: The Urban Forestry Administration says that the man who police arrested last week for vandalizing dozens of trees in the Bloomingdale and Truxton Circle neighborhoods may have actually damaged 752 trees. -4
Reality Bites: A new D.C.-based reality show could be coming to your television screen. Reliable Source reports the company behind Bravo's Blood [...]

The Needle: Ruff Season

Puppy Series: Tickets for "Pup in the Park" are on sale now. Yes, this is a a real thing—you can bring your dog to a baseball game—and yes, it tends to sell out. +3
Star Endorser: Ex-University of Maryland and Houston Rockets player Steve Francis, who is featured prominently in a District rapper Fat Trel  album promo, is backing Muriel Bowser [...]

District Line Daily: Snow Day Conservation

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D.C. schools have run out of snow days. DCPS allocated just one snow day for [...]

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