Posts Tagged ‘Metro Weekly’

District Line Daily: At-Large Intrigue

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With the D.C. Council at-large election set for tomorrow, candidate Elissa Silverman tried to convince rival [...]

The Needle: WCP Party Time

Best Party: Do you like things that are "the best"? Do you like free drink tickets? Then come to Washington City Paper's Best of D.C. voting party, tonight at Penn Social from 6 to 9 p.m. +4
Media Grindr: Metro Weekly edged out the Washington Blade to win an award for "Best Local Gay News Outlet" [...]

Editors Diverge On Whether LGBT Activists Should Get Involved In Trayvon Martin Case

A couple of weeks ago, Blade editor Kevin Naff wrote an editorial complaining about how some sectors of the LGBT community rallied around Trayvon Martin's death. Naff, it seems, didn't quite understand how or why gay activists would want to align themselves with a movement that isn't an LGBT problem. He wrote:
Not to be left out [...]

Safeway Apologizes For Homophobic Slur

Sure, everyone can be rude occasionally, even in the service industry. But at the Safeway at 1100 4th St. SW, near the Southwest waterfront, things went much farther last week.
Jason Morgan and his partner Brendan Harrington told Metro Weekly that they'd just put their food on the conveyor belt when they heard their check-out person [...]

Fuego/Frio: Women, Women, Women!

This week's episode—a must-watch!—centers on the Examiner's super-late scoop on the whole "D.C. ranks number 1 in cocaine use" thing (hey, even we got there first!). Metro Weekly, meanwhile, gets dinged four times (count 'em!) for a.) an "ugly cover"; b.) a weak corrections policy; c.) an overly anonymous scene page; and d.) a shamefully [...]

Fishbowl: Pick Up the Phone!

On April 22, FishbowlDC broke a pretty sweet story on Metro Weekly. Citing "sources," FishbowlDC's Christine Delargy wrote that the publication would cease printing within three weeks and would move to an online-only approach.
One thing Delargy left out of her reporting: A call to Metro Weekly's management.

Fuego/Frio: B’nai B’nai Love!

In which Erik praises Metro Weekly, says "mazeltov" to B'nai Mitzvah, and expresses doubt that The Downtowner is actually in its sixth volume.
Meanwhile, we're really digging the food fight over at New York Times Magazine.
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Fuego/Frio: A Conflict of Interest!

Erik throws a stone at his own glass house this week, pausing briefly to wag a finger at El Pregonero for some blatant above-the-fold fluff.
Kudos goes forth to Metro Weekly, the Washington Hispanic, and the Blade, while the New York Times is en fuego on general principle.
Watch closely, folks, to see the walls of Jericho [...]