Posts Tagged ‘rain’

Photo: Today’s Weather

13th and K Streets NW, December 1

The Needle: What’s This Guy Smoking?

Calm Down, Bro: Rep. John Mica and other House Republicans are expected to single out the District’s marijuana decriminalization bill during a May 8 hearing of the Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, which Mica chairs. “It’s against federal law to do certain things on federal property, versus now the District is looking at [...]

Photo: Good Hope Road

1700 Block of Good Hope Road SE, February 21

Photos: Today’s Weather

The Needle: Hipster Heat Map Edition

Who'll Stop the Rain: Why's there been so much precipitation lately? The reasons are multitudinous and highly unusual, according to the Capital Weather Gang. Shorter version: "Just the right constellation of atmospheric features...leads to an excessively wet outcome for the District and much of the East Coast." -1
Slammer Time: Tommy Branch, who beat Capitol Hill [...]

Photo: Man on Horse

16th Street NW, December 7

Photo: Woman in Red

7th and H Street, NW.  July 21st.  © 2012 Matt Dunn

Photo: Cowboys Umbrella

600 Block 7th Street, NW.  April 18th.   © 2012 Matt Dunn

The Needle: Rain, Rain, Go Away Edition

Lost in the Flood: There was a time when it seemed like it hadn't rained in the District for weeks; grass dried up and died, it was unbearably hot, and weather officials were issuing drought warnings for the region. That time was August. Since then, it basically hasn't stopped raining. Which means today, like all [...]

The Needle: Wrath of God Edition

Look Out Below: When Michele Bachmann (a House member from Minnesota, currently pretending that she's got some chance of being elected president of the entire United States) said the recent earthquake and hurricane in D.C. were an indication God wanted Congress to cut spending, it was easy to laugh. Today's accident at the Washington National [...]

The Needle: Players Win and Winners Play Edition

The House Always Wins: In the first month since opening near Ocean City, Maryland's new Ocean Downs casino took in $3 million. Not bad, considering it's not exactly high season at the beach. Another casino near Perryville, off I-95, generated another $7.7 million. Maybe D.C. officials should look into gambling as a source of local [...]

This Week’s Page Three Photo

Approaching DCA, February 28

Photo: Man with Umbrella

700 Block H Street NW.   © 2011 Matt Dunn

Photo: Umbrella

© 2010 Michael W. Hicks

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