Posts Tagged ‘pools’

The Needle: Gold Buick LeSabre Edition

No Jorts: The Department of Parks and Recreation has released an advisory on what clothing is and is not allowed to be worn in D.C.'s public swimming pools. The department is taking a particular and specific stand on jean shorts, detailing that both "cut-off shorts" and "long cut-off shorts" are verboten in the pool. -1
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Swimming For the Record Books

It's summer (in a week). It's hot (already). Kids splash, parents wade, college kids bask in their oversized sunglasses, and local neighborhood pools are the social watering holes of any given afternoon.
Today is a little different for the District, though.
Last year, 3,971 people in 73 locations around the globe attempted to set a [...]

The Needle: Listening Better Edition

I'll Change, I Promise: Mayor Adrian Fenty finally gets around to admitting that the main obstacle holding him back in his bid for re-election is... Mayor Adrian Fenty. In a debate televised on NewsChannel 8 TBD TV, the incumbent promised to "change some things" and "listen better" if voters opt to give him a second [...]

Fenty Friend Peter Nickles Fails Upward: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Councilmembers To Nickles: WTF,"Poll Shows Fenty Beating Gray In Ward One," "Thieves Loot Argonaut," "Runaway Horse Dashed Through Cap Hill"
Good morning. D.C. Council Chairman and [...]