Posts Tagged ‘Clear Channel’

R.I.P., Smartbike, Good Riddance

Two years ago, the Smartbike program debuted in the District, with 120 bikes on ten racks around the city. Hailed as yet one more step in D.C.'s inexorable march towards world citydom, it was also an easy get for the city, since communications giant Clear Channel owned and maintained the whole system as part of [...]

A Mission Completed in Shaw

4:33 is prit-teeeeeee exciting
Back in June, a Shaw woman got in touch with me "to investigate two mysteries connected with a [vacant] lot located at 4th and P ST and New Jersey, NW." Mystery #1: She believed the property wasn't being taxed at its proper value. Mystery #2: Were the billboards on the vacant lot [...]