Posts Tagged ‘Washington City Paper’

Andrew Giambrone is the New City Desk Reporter

Giambrone comes to us via the Atlantic, where he just completed a one-year fellowship with the magazine.

Steve Cavendish Named Editor of Washington City Paper

The former Washington Post staffer has been news editor of the Nashville Scene since 2013.

City Paper Editor Will Leave for the Post

Want to apply to be City Paper's next editor? Contact publisher Amy Austin.

RIP, David Carr

The former City Paper editor died Thursday night at 58, after collapsing in the newsroom of the New York Times.

Let Washington City Paper Answer All Your Questions (Again)

The Answers Issue is back, so tell us what to write about.

Did You Move to D.C. Recently? Tell City Paper About It

We're seeking volunteers who came here in the last year to help us with some research.

Crafty Bastards Is This Saturday and Sunday

The indie craft fair returns for its 11th year. (Journalists take note: City Paper will buy you a beer there.)

How to Make a Newspaper Cover Out of Hops and Malt

This week's print Washington City Paper is all about beer. And if the text of the cover headline—"The Beer Issue"—didn't make that clear enough, the stuff it's made out of probably did. Art Director Carey Jordan created the issue's logo, cover, and an inside spread out of beer ingredients supplied by 3 Stars Brewing Company (which City Paper contributor Aaron Morrissey had [...]

City Paper Will Pay Your $25 Marijuana Fine

At midnight tonight, the District's law decriminalizing possession of less than an ounce of marijuana for personal use takes effect. Get stopped with a small amount of weed in your pocket today, and you could be facing six months in prison and a $1,000 fine. Wait until tomorrow, and you'll pay just $25. (As the [...]

Washington City Paper Wins Alt-Weeklies Awards

It was a good Saturday afternoon in Nashville, Tenn., for Washington City Paper. When the 2014 Association of Alternative Newsmedia awards were announced at the group's annual convention there, two City Paper staffers won first-place awards for their work last year, and a package we put together on D.C.'s changing marijuana laws got second-place honors.
Staff photographer Darrow Montgomery was [...]

District Line Daily: Inside D.C.’s Corner Stores

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Our latest cover package takes a look inside D.C.'s ultimate local institutions: corner stores. Learn [...]

You! Enter Our Inaugural Photography Contest

Got an SLR? A Polaroid? An iPhone, at least? Then you’ve already satisfied the first requirement to enter Washington City Paper’s upcoming photography contest. We’re looking for photographs about or of D.C.—photos that tell a compelling story, reveal a hidden corner of the city, or simply tell us something new about life in the District. Shots [...]

Crafty Bastards: Now With Beer Garden

Crafty Bastards, Washington City Paper's arts and crafts fair, will also feature beer this year.
Organizers have announced that the fair, held Sept. 28-29 at Union Market, will include a beer garden operated by New Belgium Brewing. It'll also have more than 140 vendors selling handmade clothing, toys, jewelry, art, and other products. Tickets are already on [...]

Crafty Bastards: The Fair So Nice, We Held It Twice

Crafty Bastards, the indie arts and crafts fair sponsored by Washington City Paper, will return to Union Market this year—for two days.
The fair will run Saturday, Sept. 28, and Sunday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets will cost $5, and they'll be available for purchase starting Aug. 29. City Paper held Crafty [...]

Perry Stein Will Run City Desk

Good news, readers: This blog will soon become much more active.
Washington City Paper has hired Perry Stein, who's now a D.C.-based reporter at Talking Points Memo, to take charge of City Desk and write longer news and feature pieces, starting Aug. 12.
She's covered South Florida for her hometown Miami Herald, written for the Wall Street Journal, and [...]