Posts Tagged ‘mayor adrian m. fenty’

Neighborhood Watch: Larger-Than-Life Billboards Moving Into Ward 5?

The Issue: A “Got Milk?” ad splashed across the side of an eight-story building–new District landscaping? Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. has proposed “Special Signs” legislation, allowing them in commercial/industrial areas of his ward, including along heavily trafficked Rhode Island and New York Avenues NE. Thomas’ bill comes on the heels of Mayor Adrian [...]

Washington Post Blog Post Critical of Washington Post Disappears from Web Site

The Washington Post on Wednesday evening deleted from its Web site a sizzling and brilliantly constructed blog post that criticized the paper's editorial board. Metro education reporter Bill Turque, in a Wednesday afternoon item on, explained to readers why they might have noticed an anomaly in the paper's coverage of a high-profile hubbub centering [...]

Weekend in Review—Comma Edition

It was at the very end of an A1 story in the Washington Post. It would have been just another quote, another sound bite that wouldn't have made a difference. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, after all, tosses out throwaway quotes all the damn time. You know how that goes: We're just trying to do our [...]

Fenty Promises To Replace Hartsock By Dec. 1

Today, the D.C. Wire reported that a five-member council delegation met with Mayor Adrian Fenty last night to discuss the standoff over Ximena Hartsock. A symbol of testy council-mayoral relations, Hartsock is Fenty's choice to helm the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation. Following some discord among the council, Hartsock, and Fenty, however, the council [...]