Posts Tagged ‘Washington City Paper’

David Morrison Dies at 59

Turn your attention, if you have a moment, to this appreciation, from early Washington City Paper editor Jeff Stein, of the journalist David Morrison. Then—and you may want to set aside the rest of your work day—click to "Me & My Monkey," a harrowing, anonymously bylined Washington City Paper cover story that still holds a [...]

Photo: Goodbye Champlain Street

2300 Block of Champlain Street NW, May 8

Washington City Paper Is Moving to McPherson Square for a While

And now, some news about where your news is written: Washington City Paper is moving in early May from our Adams Morgan office to 1400 I St. NW.
City Paper has been at 2390 Champlain St. NW since 1993, but our building—which also houses WPFW-FM and BTN Systems—is slated to be torn down this year as part [...]

Crafty Bastards at Union Market: Now Even Bigger

And now, an update on Washington City Paper's Crafty Bastards arts and crafts fair: It's going outdoors again.
The fair, which will be held at Union Market this year, was originally scheduled to be inside the market building. But City Paper and the market's organizers have been able to expand the festival to take over the Union Market [...]

Hail to the _________!


For years, the Kansas City Star has had an editorial policy against using the nickname for the NFL team that plays its games in Landover, Md. This weekend, the paper's public editor took on some reader complaints about it. "I remain unconvinced by every argument I've ever heard that the name is not a racial epithet, [...]

Crafty Bastards Moving to Union Market

Crafty Bastards, the massive indie arts fair that Washington City Paper has sponsored since 2004, will have a new home this year: Union Market.
The fair, which had set up for the last seven years at the Marie Reed Learning Center in Adams Morgan, will take place Nov. 10 at the new venue. Union Market, opening [...]

Washington City Paper Bought by SouthComm, Inc.

And now, some very local news: Washington City Paper has been bought by SouthComm, Inc., the nation's second-largest publisher of alternative weeklies. Terms of the deal, including the purchase price, were not disclosed.
The paper was put up for sale publicly in March, along with two others that were part of Creative Loafing Inc., by Atalaya Capital Management, [...]

Awards Season for City Paper

Finalists for the Association of Alternative Newsmedia's 2012 AltWeekly Awards were released today, and Washington City Paper scored four nominations. Highlights:
Theater critic Chris Klimek won Arts Criticism nominations for a trio of reviews: A Kennedy Center performance of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, Arena Stage's performance of Amy Freed's You, Nero, and a double-barreled July review [...]

The End of an Era

For more than a quarter century, the Cheap Seats column in Washington City Paper has been the place the District turns for the best stories in area sports. Not the breaking news, or the game coverage, but the tales of the businesses, institutions, legends, and most of all, people behind sports in the D.C. region. [...]

Dan Snyder Drops Lawsuit against Washington City Paper, Dave McKenna

Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder has just filed papers in D.C. Superior Court to dismiss his lawsuit against Washington City Paper and staff writer Dave McKenna over "The Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," which we published last November.
Since Snyder first sued over the story, City Paper and McKenna fought the case aggressively, eventually asking [...]

City Paper Seeks Dismissal of Dan Snyder’s Lawsuit

When Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder sued Washington City Paper's parent companies in February in New York courts over "The Cranky Redskins Fan's Guide to Dan Snyder," we said the suit had no merit. When Snyder dropped the New York case and moved it to D.C. courts in April, suing City Paper and staff writer Dave [...]

Len Bias, Once More With Feeling…

Middle-aged guys from around here have a ritual: Every year around this time, we remember where we were when we found out Len Bias died.
Me? I was at the City Paper offices on the morning of June 19, 1986. At the time, I was an intern doing arts listings in the paper's headquarters, a small [...]

Snyder Sues

It's Super Bowl week, but instead of preparing to take on the AFC champions, Dan Snyder is taking on a newspaper article. Several months after he was the subject of a Washington City Paper cover story, the owner of the Redskins has filed suit over our coverage.
Snyder's suit was filed late Wednesday—curiously, in New York, rather than [...]

On the Matter of Dan Snyder’s Horns

One of the claims in the letter Washington Redskins general counsel David Donovan sent to Atalaya Capital Management, the hedge fund that controls the parent company of Washington City Paper, is that the cover story on Dan Snyder that we ran in November was anti-Semitic.
"How would you react if you were vilified by an anti-Semitic [...]

Photo: Washington City Paper SkyKam

SkyKam, January 26, 4:44 pm