Posts Tagged ‘wilson building’

Marion Barry Apologized For Wilson Building Incident

On June 30, Councilmember Marion Barry used his office to bounce his on-again-off-again girlfriend's ex-husband from the Wilson Building. At the time, he claimed that Delonta Brighthaupt had threatened him on the phone and in person.
Barry never got into detail with council staff. But it was enough for Brighthaupt to get barred that night from [...]

Inside The Barry Love Triangle

You can call Councilmember Marion Barry a lot of things:  Civil Rights Leader, Mayor-for-Life, Addict, Male Slut. You can now add Incurable Optimist to the list. In his rocky relationship with Donna Watts-Brighthaupt, he endured one rejection after another. And the man kept coming back.
A Hotel spat in Denver where he threw her out of [...]

Barry Press Conference: ‘Hearts Are Full’ Edition

At a little after 9 p.m., Councilmember Marion Barry spokesperson Natalie Williams began another hastily scheduled press conference in front of the Wilson Building by thanking the U.S. Attorney's Office for dropping the stalking charge against the councilmember. Prosecutors had announced three hours earlier that they would not press on with the stalking case. "Our [...]

Human Gridlock at Wilson Building

The situation now brewing this very moment at the John A. Wilson Building isn't making tons of sense. Standing in front of a throng of about 200 people are three burly-looking dudes with credentials. They are keeping the crowd from entering the 51st State Inaugural Ball, that must-go-to event featuring precious ball commodities like Vincent [...]