Posts Tagged ‘vince gray’

How D.C.’s Plan to Save Low-Income Housing Went Wrong

I thought New Communities would work. I was wrong.

Is the City Actually Recycling Its Old Trash Cans?

The great D.C. garbage can saga of 2014 continues.
The District government swiftly delivered about 210,000 new trash and recycling bins to residents in February, March, and the beginning of April. But the city was much slower when it came to picking up people's old cans, resulting in heaps of unwanted receptacles in alleys and streets throughout the [...]

District Line Daily: Back in Monumental Business

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The Washington Monument is reopening today after being closed for repairs for nearly three years following [...]

Doobie in Hand, Rep. Mica Questions D.C.’s Decriminalization Law

At the beginning of this morning's congressional subcommittee hearing on D.C.'s recently passed legislation to decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot, Rep. John Mica made one thing clear: He doesn't have much experience rolling joints.
Prompting the explanation was the fact that the Florida Republican was actually holding a joint—a mock doobie he had a member of [...]

District Line Daily: The Last Picture

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The financially strapped Filmfest D.C.'s 28th and likely last year kicks off tonight with a line-up of more [...]

District Line Daily: Best of D.C. 2014!

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Make sure to read Washington City Paper's Best Of D.C. 2014 issue—192 pages of the [...]

The Needle: MomoFuckYeah

 
Fingers Crossed: There's a chance David Chang's famous New York-based Momofuku is headed to CityCenterDC.  +4
Fashion-No-No: Are Nats-themed tights paired with heels a new trend? Let's hope not. -3

District Line Daily: What Now?

Washington City Paper was experiencing website troubles earlier in the day. But we're back! Thanks for your patience.
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District Line Daily: Bowser Ousts The Mayor

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Come 2015, Mayor Vince Gray will definitely not be the mayor of D.C. Ward 4 [...]

The Needle: Voting Ghost Town

The Empty Poll: Voters in D.C. seemed to show up to the polls today in extraordinary low numbers. Mayor Vince Gray's home precinct, for instance, received 1074 votes in 2010. This year, only 498 votes were cast there as of 6 p.m. -7
April's Fools: D.C. had some pretty lame April Fools' Day jokes today, including Taylor Gourmet's attempt [...]

District Line Daily: Where Have All the Voters Gone?

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Slightly more than 14,000 voters cast ballots during the two-week early voting period that concluded Saturday [...]

Who to Vote for (and Who Not to Vote for) in D.C.’s 2014 Democratic Primary

Another election, another set of would-be leaders who mostly seem determined to test just how willing District voters are to keep showing up and voting no matter how lousy their choices are.
What better explanation is there for the field that confronts D.C. Democrats? Four of 13 members of the D.C. Council are seeking the nomination [...]

District Line Daily: And Then There Were Two

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Two new mayoral polls released Tuesday show incumbent Vince Gray and Ward 4 Councilmember Muriel [...]

The Needle: The Poultry Project

Chicken VooDoo: Police believe the carcasses of eight chickens and roosters found with their throats cut on an isolated path in Rock Creek Park could be part of a ritualistic killing. -4
Game On: Two new mayoral polls show that the race is neck-and-neck and, at the very least, we will have an exciting week leading [...]

District Line Daily: Gray and Bowser, Neck and Neck

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Ward 4 D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser is tied with Mayor Vince Gray with 27 percent of the [...]

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