Posts Tagged ‘millennial week’

District Line Daily: The Food Issue

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For this year’s Food Issue, we’ve rounded up spots to satisfy your stomach every hour [...]

I Survived Millennial Week

In 2013, Joel Stein wrote “The Me Me Me Generation,” a widely read cover story for Time magazine about millennials, the population of Americans born approximately after 1980 whom he called “lazy, entitled narcissists who still live with their parents” who would, somehow, “save us all.”
Last week, millennials struck back.
I was sitting at the back of [...]

District Line Daily: Ban the Box Victory

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The D.C. Council gave initial approval to "ban the box" legislation, which restricts when in the [...]

Meet D.C.’s No. 1 Millennial

Millennial Week's opening night ceremony was as Millennial as it could get. There were self-deprecating references to the "me me me" generation. There was a nod to Uber, a peripheral mention of the "decentralization of authority," and, at one point, someone said on stage, "Who doesn't know Bitches Who Brunch?"
And then there were sage words from the event's [...]

The Needle: Get Ready, Millennials!

 
 The Apocalypse: In case you misplaced your calender, next week is the long-awaited D.C. Millennial Week. Check out the list of events here so you can plan ahead and maximize your schedule to learn all about this mysterious generation. -2
How Bazaar: A D.C. blogger traveled to Istanbul and now wants D.C. clubs to be more like those in Istanbul. [...]

The Needle: An Undefeated Season

Home Run: The Washington Nationals won their season opener against the Mets today in the 10th inning. The only thing better than a winning team? A winning team whose stadium has lots of good food and beer. +4
Generation Why? Mayor Vince Gray officially proclaimed that the end, or at least Millennial Week, is coming to D.C. in June. [...]

Vince Gray Hearts Millennials

Mayor Vince Gray made Millennial Week an official thing today, which means this farcical celebration honoring the accomplishments of 20- and early-30-somethings officially now has the support of a 71-year old chief executive.
"Whereas, according to the United States Census, Millennials are the largest generation in the history of the United States and Washington DC is the [...]

The Needle: Dog Days

Peak Yuppy: Once all the small-plate restaurant concepts had already been realized, this was bound to happen: The 14th Street corridor is getting a doggy daycare center. -1
Legalize It, Maybe in November: A ballot initiative to legalize possession of small amounts of marijuana for personal use could be on November's ballot, after D.C. elections officials decided [...]

The Needle: Millennial Week Finally Ends

Hipster Nation: The Express apparently has a better sense of humor than its parent paper, the Washington Post, as it rips on the paper's everlasting millennial series by photoshopping a picture of President Barack Obama dressed as a hipster, er, millennial. +5
Fact Check: Republican House member and Georgia Senate candidate Paul Broun complained that the World War II Memorial was [...]

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