Posts Tagged ‘New Year’s Eve’

Photos: New Year’s Eve at Red Palace

New Year’s Eve Uber Trips Will Require “Sobriety Test”

If you're planning to use formerly controversial sedan service Uber to get around town for New Year's Eve, be ready to pay up. In a video chat this afternoon, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick warned that minimum fares for Uber trips tonight, driven by surge pricing, could reach as high as $100.
Uber's only raising its prices [...]

Drop a Ball, D.C. Or a Fish. Or a Piece of Cheese. Or Something.

Why doesn't D.C. drop a ball?
Not to be like New York or anything (though have you heard that this year's Times Square ball is "covered in 2,668 Waterford Crystals and powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDS, making it capable of creating a palette of more than 16 million vibrant colors and billions of patterns [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Skyland Project Endures Three-Hour Zoning Hearing

Harry Potter and the Urban School Nightmare reports on the blame game that seems to go on at every DCPS meeting:
"In numerous staff meetings, my administration has told teachers that our students are failing because we're not using engaging instruction or making meaningful c onnections. My response, rather than acknowledging that there are times when [...]