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District Line Daily: Liberal White Folks

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Ex-mayor Marion Barry has set off yet another minor racial controversy, saying that only "liberal [...]

The Needle: Charlotte’s Web

Security Snafu: A tight security net kept Mayor Vince Gray and Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton from speaking at a rally for D.C. budget autonomy at the Democratic National Convention today. -3
Investigation Continues: Speaking of the mayor and news he didn't need at the big show, an assistant U.S. attorney said that the investigation into Gray's [...]

The Needle: ‘Kraut Comeback

Water 5 Water: Good news for Ward 5 residents soaked by flooding caused by summer storms: Mayor Vince Gray will announce a task force tomorrow aimed at solving flooding in LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale. +1
Obama!: All signs suggest that Barack Obama is eating at Adams Morgan's Mintwood Place tonight. Adams Morgan's dining scene needs the [...]

O’er the Ramparts They Watched

Some local luminaries share where they’ll check out fireworks this year:
Ryan Holladay
Ryan Holladay’s band, Bluebrain, made a geo-sensitive musical iPhone app called The National Mall—which is exactly where he’s going. “I realize I’m in the minority of locals on this one, but my favorite place to be on July 4 is downtown to watch the [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: Do Not Be Fooled Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
The Adams Morgan Bogeyman: It didn't look like an easy road for the redevelopment of the old post office building at 14th and T streets NW to be turned into a restaurant—with a proposed outdoor patio, no less. But [...]

The Needle: Google Bus Edition

LeasingSocial: Business is good if you're in coupons these days—just ask the producers of TLC's Extreme Couponing, a show that probably would never have been greenlighted in a less frugal-minded era. How good, exactly? Good enough that LivingSocial had to rent a whole new office to prepare to expand. The D.C.-based Groupon rival will take [...]

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