Posts Tagged ‘Ocean City’

The Needle: Pizza for Statehood

Statehood Victory? When the Push for Pizza delivery app launched last week, it originally told D.C. residents trying to input their address that "D.C. is not a valid state." An updated version of the app, however, now accepts D.C. as a valid place to live. +3
Virginia Is for Lovers: A federal appeals court said today that it would not [...]

Photos: A Day at the Beach

Slideshow.  Ocean City, MD.  July 8th.  © 2012 Mike Hicks and Matt Dunn

The Needle: Sea Foam Edition

The Newspaper Rent Is Too Damn High: From Rockville to Arlington, from Fairfax to Southern Maryland, the Washington Post has offices around the region to cover the Virginia and Maryland suburbs. Now all but two of them—in state capitals Richmond and Annapolis—will soon be a thing of the past. Post management won't renew their existing [...]

The Needle: Wind D.C. Statehood Up, Chuck, Edition

Sleep for the Mall: Tourists love to troop around the Mall, and now, some of them will be paying for it. Not through access charges, though; Marriott has announced it'll donate $5 per room at area hotels to the Trust for the National Mall through September. By which point the grass down there will really [...]

Morning Roundup: Dead Animals Edition

Morning, all. It's the end of a short week, but I still feel drained. Here's to a rejuvenating weekend.
So, LeBron's going to Miami. Along with Chris Bosh. And the newly re-signed Dwayne Wade. Move over, Los Angeles, there's a new dynasty in town.
Sad news from the National Zoo: The red panda born three weeks ago–the zoo's [...]

U.S. Beaches Awash in Raw Sewage, but Ocean City More Pristine, Report Says

Going to the beach these days is like taking a dip in an open sewer, according to a new report from the Natural Resources Defense Council.
The NRDC found the nation’s beaches are befouled by raw sewerage and floating debris that is not just seriously gross but a serious health hazard. This is the 19th year that [...]

Oceans Still Evaporating!

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Finally an ad campaign that both the brightest young things and the geezers can get behind: A YouTube viral commercial that evokes global warming and is modeled after the "duck and cover" reels from our parents' youth. And, oh yeah, it also promotes Ocean [...]

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