Posts Tagged ‘mike isabella’

The Needle: Too Dangerous for 8th Graders

Jumpy Junior High: A New Hampshire eighth-grade class' trip to D.C. has been cancelled over terrorism concerns after the Boston Marathon bombings, even though D.C. is not Boston. While it's tempting to be pleased with Washington's returned edginess, this means at least one grade of eighth-graders is missing out on a seminal adolescent experience: seeing [...]

District Line Daily: Best of D.C.

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The Best of D.C. issue arrives today, available in your local Washington City Paper box. With [...]

The Needle: Charlotte’s Web

Security Snafu: A tight security net kept Mayor Vince Gray and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton from speaking at a rally for D.C. budget autonomy at the Democratic National Convention today. -3
Investigation Continues: Speaking of the mayor and news he didn't need at the big show, an assistant U.S. attorney said that the investigation into Gray's [...]

The Needle: Metro Opens Doors

Caribbean Conning: What's up with the healthy Venn overlap between the DMV, the Dominican Republic, municipal vehicles, and mysterious dealings? Five years after a D.C. firetruck found itself being shipped to the island nation under shadowy circumstances, the D.R. is back in the news again, with a Maryland man pleading guilty to posing as a [...]

District Line Daily: Twilight Mayor

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If it's Thursday, it's City Paper Day. Pick up your copy today and read the [...]

District Line Daily: Big Changes for Union Station

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Happy hump day, Washingtonians. Let's get to the news:
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

Amtrak wants to spend [...]

O’er the Ramparts They Watched

Some local luminaries share where they’ll check out fireworks this year:
Ryan Holladay
Ryan Holladay’s band, Bluebrain, made a geo-sensitive musical iPhone app called The National Mall—which is exactly where he’s going. “I realize I’m in the minority of locals on this one, but my favorite place to be on July 4 is downtown to watch the [...]

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