Posts Tagged ‘Vincent Orange’

A Council Worth Forgetting

The D.C. Council’s last meeting of its 19th legislative session will take place on Dec. 18, bringing to an end what longtime Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans once called “the worst council I’ve ever served on in my 20 years on the council.”
The session, which saw the resignation of two councilmembers, probably won’t be remembered [...]

District Line Daily: Metro Returns

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How did everybody weather the storm? Washington seems to have come off relatively well, considering [...]

District Line Daily: Cannibal Cop

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Have you been following the story of Gilberto Valle III, the NYPD cop who was [...]

District Line Daily: Twinsies

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Are Washington area robbers now coordinating their outfits as well as their crimes? A man [...]

District Line Daily: Track Work Woes

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Metro chaos ahead this weekend, as the Red Line won't operate in five stations—Metro Center, [...]

District Line Daily: Derecho Hero Tarnished

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The weather didn't waste any time getting autumnal, did it? On to the news:
LEADING THE [...]

District Line Daily: RGIII Signs On

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Happy sweltering Wednesday. You know it's hot when Metro lifts the no-water rule.
LEADING THE MORNING [...]

Fojol Bros., Vincent Orange: Choosing D.C.’s Next Statue

Frederick Douglass was born a slave but died as one of the world’s greatest fighters for social justice. And if a bill working its way through the Senate passes, he will soon represent D.C. in Congress's Statuary Hall. Next up would be a statue of Pierre L'Enfant, but he's already got an entire city for [...]

Photos: D.C. Council At-Large Debate

1800 block 14th St. NW. March 20. © 2012 Matt Dunn

Why Does Gas Cost So Much?

Why are gas prices so high at the infamous Watergate Exxon? The District’s gas king, Joe Mamo, turned out for a D.C. Council hearing Friday toting a slide show aimed at answering that question—or at least deflecting allegations that his company, Capitol Petroleum Group, is to blame.
On June 12, when the Watergate station was peddling [...]

The Needle: Orange Edition

Orange You Glad You Voted For Orange: The election many of you didn't realize was happening is now over, and Vincent Orange is—once again—a member of the D.C. Council. Sure, voter turnout was under 10 percent, and sure, 71 percent of ballots were cast for someone besides Orange. That doesn't matter! What matters is the [...]

The Needle: Panda Power Edition

Pandas Stay Put: People think of the District as a transient place, but the dirty little secret of most people who move here for work is that once they arrive, they find they kind of like it. And they stick around (just ask former Sen. Byron Dorgan, who recently signed up with a D.C. law [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Waiving Fees Edition

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¿Dónde está Fenty?

NIMBY grill
Don't cover this!

Good morning sweet readers! The power is back. All hail the demon lords of electricity, who giveth light, the Internet, and a [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Bad Timing Edition

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Jim and Adrian on Park Road
Hizzoner doesn't own an iPod, or so he says
Mid-blink poster

Good morning sweet readers! OMG, it happened again: LL gave birth to a [...]

Business Groups Yawn as Orange Pushes Brown’s Debt Problems

LL's column this week—which drops in tomorrow's paper and will be available online later tonight—looks at what, if any, impact D.C. Council chairman candidate Kwame Brown's debt problems will have on the race. (There are also a few new details those of you who have been paying close attention to this story might find interesting—even you, [...]

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