Posts Tagged ‘snOMG’

District Limerick: Silver Lining

To snow, we're all bored and resigned
But are those white flakes silver-lined?
Just take a look here
Compared to last year
The crime rate has really declined
What's missed in the way they keep track:
A sneakier form of attack
The car that appeared
In the spot that you cleared
No charges, but totally wack

Shovel Patrol: Jack Evans

Washington City Paper embarked Sunday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Jack Evans
Position: Ward 2 councilmember
Address: 3141 P St. NW (Georgetown)

Fenty Breaks from Storm Planning for ‘Athletic Release’

Not even the aftermath of an historic blizzard and today's scary forecast could keep Mayor Adrian M. Fenty from getting his "athletic release." WTOP's Mark Segraves reports via Twitter that Mayor Adrian Fenty still managed to get in a few reps today. Segraves writes:
"As region prepares for more snow, DC Mayor Fenty is taking time [...]

Shovel Patrol: Clark Ray

Washington City Paper embarked Sunday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Clark Ray
Position: at-large council candidate
Address: 1613 Webster St. NW (Crestwood)

Metro Provides Scary Morning Train Service

The awesome Unsuck DC Metro blog has posted a first-person account of a very scary Metro ride this morning:
"I boarded at Potomac Avenue to begin my journey to Dupont Circle. I sat down at my usual spot–second car, on the right side of the middle of the train, next to the window, and started reading [...]

Shovel Patrol: Rahm Emanuel Rosa DeLauro

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Rahm Emanuel/Rosa DeLauro
Position: White House chief of staff/Democratic congresswoman
Address: 816 East Capitol St. NE (Capitol Hill)

Shovel Patrol: Vincent Gray

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Vincent C. Gray
Position: D.C. Council chairman
Address: 2619 Branch Ave. SE (Hillcrest)

Our Morning Roundup: So Who’s Ready For More Snow?

Is it me or has snow fatigue completely set in? I don't even have energy to panic. I haven't left my apartment in days. Showering has become a victory. But I do have energy to bitch about drivers still getting themselves stuck in the snow. All I hear out my window are cars revving in [...]

Shovel Patrol: Dorothy Brizill & Gary Imhoff

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Dorothy Brizill & Gary Imhoff
Position: proprietors, DC Watch
Address: 1327 Girard St. NW (Columbia Heights)

Shovel Patrol: Robert Allbritton

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

Robert L. Allbritton
Position: chairman and CEO, Allbritton Communications Inc.
Address: 3124 Q St. NW (Georgetown)

Shovel Patrol: David Catania

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended?

David A. Catania
Position: at-large councilmember
Address: 2122 Newport Place NW (Dupont Circle)

Shovel Patrol: Eleanor Holmes Norton

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended? Here's what we found.

Eleanor Holmes Norton
Position: delegate, U.S. Congress
Address: 10 9th St. SE (Capitol Hill)

Shovel Patrol: Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended? Here's what we found.

Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee
Position: Party columnist and former executive editor of the Washington Post, respectively
Address: 3014 [...]

Are Organized Snowball Fights The New Kickball?

Throughout the day, just about every other blog seems to have tweeted, hyped and/or wasted tons of time providing a roundup of tomorrow's organized snowball fights. Even WCP. Now WaPo has gotten into the act with its own roundup. Just weeks ago, the snowball fight seemed so innocent. If there's one more storm, I bet [...]

National Weather Service: 30 Inches of Snow Possible

This just in, via D.C. HSEMA (emphasis LL's):
National Weather Service has updated their Winter Storm Warning for the D.C. Metro Area, which is now in effect until 10PM tomorrow. 20-30" of snow now expected in the D.C. area, with localized amounts exceeding 30". Conditions will deteriorate rapidly through the afternoon today. The heaviest snowfall [...]

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