Posts Tagged ‘Yelp’

The Needle: Curses, Foiled Again

That Voodoo That He Did: D.C. resident Raymond Bradshaw, who was charged last year with trying to recruit his mentally disabled nephew to kill his ex-wife, only after trying and failing to kill her with voodoo, was sentenced to four years in prison yesterday. +1
Zero Stars: Civicly—it's Yelp, but for D.C. government agencies, services, and [...]

Dupont Pilates Studio Sues Negative Yelp Reviewers

After visiting Dupont Circle's Fuse Pilates, Yelp reviewers Sara W. and Brian C. would probably have given it zero stars—if they could. "The place smelled like mildew," Brian wrote, while Sara complained about the rude staff.
Fuse's owners have hit on a novel way to respond to these comments and one other negative review: They're suing. [...]

DPW Cuts Weekly Hazardous Waste, E-Cycling Drop-Offs

Remember that grim fiscal 2011 budget? When the new fiscal year starts in October, the Department of Public Works will cut back on its disposal service for hazardous materials, electronics recycling and document shredding—which has been a convenient and environmentally friendly way to get rid of household materials that shouldn't be thrown in with the [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Leave the John Alone!

After learning that someone had posted the transcript from last weekend's prostitution sting on City Desk and the Sexist, I had to ask myself: What the fuck is our problem? Aren't we the alternative weekly in town? Aren't finger-wagging and gotcha blog items the purview of the nannying prudes at the Post and the Examiner, [...]