Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia’

D.C. Baristas Talk Effective Smack

Young & Hungry alerts us to the upcoming meet between the Philly and D.C. chapters of the Thursday Night Throwdown, the latte art competition. The next battle is happening on Thursday Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. at Big Bear Cafe in Bloomingdale. Some of D.C.'s finest hipster latte makers have a few words for Philadelphia...or as [...]

The Needle: Fully Loaded Edition

Fully Loaded: D.C. government offices were closed today for President's Day, which most years is a holiday, but this year is an unpaid furlough for city employees. On his day off, though, D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown had his choice of not one, but two, "fully loaded" Lincoln Navigators to ride around town—one with a [...]

Friday Night Rumble: Not Yet a Flashmob-Sparked Metrorail Brawl

Metro riders aren't the only ones scared by Friday night's incident on the Green and Yellow lines—with elections fast approaching, some politicians are trying to figure out if the brawl carries some risk for themselves, too.
The incident involved as many as 70 teens and young adults underground on Metro. The Associated Press notes that no [...]