Posts Tagged ‘national cathedral’

Anti-Muslim Protest at the National Cathedral Flops

No bikers were spotted this afternoon.

The Needle: Panic! At The Metro

Metro Moves: A group of people will meet at an undisclosed location near the Takoma Park Metro Nov. 30 to participate in a silent disco on a Metro bus with their headphones on. -2
Minifortune: Want to go to Minibar for New Years Eve? A reservation will cost you $275 per person for the 6 p.m. seating [...]

District Line Daily: National Cathedral’s Steep Repairs

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It's been exactly two years since a 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the D.C.-area, and the damaged National [...]

Green Paint Found Splattered in National Cathedral

Green paint was found splattered in the National Cathedral this afternoon. Cathedral spokesperson Richard Weinberg confirmed that paint was found but declined to provide further details.
According to a National Cathedral employee, the paint was found in one of the chapels on a lower level that is open to the public but less frequented than the main [...]

National Cathedral Gets Help With Earthquake Restoration

Several historic Washington sites are about to look a little nicer, thanks to American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
The National Cathedral, which received more than 1 million votes in an online poll, will receive $100,000 for restoring vaults that were damaged during the 2011 earthquake. Mount Vernon, which came in second in [...]

District Line Daily: Gay Marriage at the National Cathedral

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Sign of the times: AP reports that the National Cathedral is set to announce today that [...]

District Line Daily: Earthquake, a Year Later

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One year ago today, Washingtonians learned what an earthquake felt like. And today you can [...]

The Needle: Bulldog Edition

Elephant In The Room: For once, news about a circus and D.C. government that involves an actual circus. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is demanding that the District look into whether the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is violating city laws against animal cruelty, specifically with its treatment of elephants (who [...]

The Needle: Veterans Day Edition

#1 In Your Hearts, #9:30 In Your Programs: Touring bands always give a shout-out to the 9:30 Club when they play there, and even if some of the real legend behind the brand was forged at 930 F Street NW instead of 815 V Street, you get the sense they really mean it. Apparently, Billboard [...]

Today in D.C. History: MLK Delivers Final D.C. Address at Nat’l Cathedral

On March 31, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., gave his final Sunday sermon in nation's capital, delivering the sermon, "Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution" from the National Cathedral's ornate Canterbury pulpit. It was just four days before the great civil rights leader was assassinated in Memphis, Tenn.
“No individual can live alone, [...]

Prep School Pellet Gun Perp Appears in Court

One of two St. Albans high school students arrested on National Cathedral grounds on April 7, following reports of a man wielding a gun, was arraigned in D.C. Superior Court today.
After three area schools were locked down,  Arya Mortazavi, 18, and an unnamed juvenile were taken into custody after a weapon was found in the [...]

Morning Roundup: The National Enquirer Goes for a Pulitzer and Conan Gets $45 Million to Shut Up

It's Friday!
Today, there is no other place to start but here: the weather (the roads are just wet for now, but there is still a chance you need to panic). Also, road closures and the March for Life. You going?
Next: Howard Kurtz's story in the Washington Post this morning about how the National Enquirer plans [...]

Photos: Memorial Service for George Michael

Liveblogging George Michael’s Memorial Service

City Desk has correspondent Andrew Beaujon filing updates from National Cathedral, where WRC-TV broadcaster George Michael's public memorial service is taking place.
First update: There are about 200 people in attendance, one of them a bagpiper.
Update 11:44: Longtime WRC-TV anchor Jim Vance got up there first, to eulogize the orange-haired TV personality. Vance [...]

Get High at the Cathedral

On Saturday, March 21, the NatCat's center tower will be open to anyone over 48 inches tall and holding a $10 bill. Bells will peal. Bags will be left downstairs. And when you get to the top, you'll be the highest person in D.C., an honor always up for grabs. The press release says the [...]

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