Posts Tagged ‘Rock Newman’

Andy Shallal Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign

So far this cycle, D.C.'s would-be mayors have leaned on Top 40 songs for their campaign kick-off music. Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal launched his bid a little differently, in the back room of Ben's Chili Bowl this morning: The event started with a bongo drums entrance (including some beats from Shallal himself), then a [...]

Morning Links

Paul Zukerberg makes his case for keeping the attorney general election in 2014;  Judge on ballot language mix-up: "Somebody did a lousy job here." [Post]
Elissa Silverman counts herself out of Democratic At-Large race, Shadow Rep. Nate Bennett-Fleming is in. [Post, LL, LL]
Rock Newman and Andy Shallal told Vince Gray that Shallal would stay out of the race if the mayor ran. [Washingtonian]
D.C. students post gains [...]

Vincent Orange Cagey For Some Reason on Mayoral Plans

LL would bet a side-door to the Wilson Building that Councilmember Vincent Orange isn't going to run for mayor next year. But that's not stopping Orange from being mysterious about it.
On the latest episode of The Rock Newman Show, boxing manager-turned-radio-host Rock Newman asks Orange who he plans to back in the mayor's race. Orange holds back on [...]

Yacht Club

Last month, Bethesda attorney Gary Silversmith had a problem with his boat, the Sequoia. The nine-decades-old yacht was en route to D.C. after spending the winter in Norfolk, Va., but had nowhere to stay.
The District government, which owns the Gangplank Marina where the Sequoia was headed, decided in February not to allow the Sequoia to [...]

Rock Newman to Start Radio Show

Boxing promoter and Mayor for Life-turned-Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry confidante Rock Newman has a new weekly radio show set to air Saturday on We Act Radio, 1480AM. The inaugural show, according to a news release from Newman, should be quite the gabfest, as scheduled guests include Mayor Vince Gray, baseball great and Hall of [...]

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Good afternoon, sweet readers! LL apologies for the delay for this LL Daily—he got caught up [...]