Blog Posts

There Goes My Gun

In D.C., happiness is not a warm gun...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

Gimme Shelter—No, Really

Voters would support a new homeless shelter in their neighborhoods if D.C. General closed, especially east of the Anacostia...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

Seeing Green

Would-be Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Democrat, has a big lead on independents David Catania and Carol Schwartz...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

On McMillan, Location Matters

Most voters don't have an opinion on the development there...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

Vince Gray Fought the Law… and He Won?

Poll finds voters aren't sure prosecutors should bother with the mayor anymore...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

In the AG Race, the Establishment Rules

Karl Racine leads the field...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

How D.C. Voters View the Local NFL Team’s Name

More than half say it's offensive, and a plurality say media organizations should stop using it...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

Vote Like This: Washington City Paper’s 2014 General Election Endorsements

Who to pick for mayor, D.C. Council, and attorney general—plus, legalize it...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

Smitty Campaign Tries, Fails to Get Two Other Attorney General Candidates to Drop Out

Masters and Zukerberg don't take Smitty up on the offer...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

How D.C.’s Plan to Save Low-Income Housing Went Wrong

I thought New Communities would work. I was wrong...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  City Desk

The Needle: Rock the Vote

“A creeper mustache (essentially looked like Mayor Gray with more of a goatee)”...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  City Desk

Gear Prudence: What’s a Good Bike-Themed Halloween Costume?

Advice for playing dress-up, without Lycra...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  City Desk

Official Washington Mourns Ben Bradlee

Who was there? Everyone...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  City Desk

Screen Vinyl Image’s New Release is Moody and Well-Constructed, But Predictable

Consistent to a fault, a new coldwave/shoegaze cassette from the husband-and-wife duo is a dutiful study of what an experimental...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Arts Desk

Attorney General Candidates Spend Big on Direct Mail in Final Stretch

Lorie Masters still has $50K to put into her race...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

ToDo ToDay: Bound By Flesh, Not Enuf Lifetimes, and Asian Tacos

Forget American Horror Story and learn about real sideshow spectacles tonight...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Arts Desk

D.C. Residents Make Up Less Than 20 Percent of Police Force

The majority of MPD officers live in Maryland...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  City Desk

District Line Daily: Feds Heighten Security

Certain federal buildings in D.C. will have increased security...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  City Desk

Arts Roundup: Entourage Agents Edition

A local hardcore band wants to trade black jeans for flowers and rainbow tones...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Arts Desk

Morning Links

The links count down to Election Day...
Washington City Paper  |  10-29-2014  |  Loose Lips

The Needle: Mourning George Washington

And yes, the Red Line really does suck...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  City Desk

Uber Celebrates Passage of Rideshare Legislation

UberX and Lyft are closer to being legal...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  City Desk

The Onion Relocates Tryst Coffeehouse to Kansas

We're not in D.C. anymore...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  City Desk

Ward 5′s McDuffie Backs Racine in the Attorney General Race

McDuffie is all about endorsements this year...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Loose Lips

Bowser Leads in Cash Reserves a Week Before Election Day

Bowser outspends and outraises her rivals...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Loose Lips

Oneida Nation Says Virginia Voters Will Reject Ed Gillespie Like They Did George Allen

Gillespie put the controversy over the team name in an attack ad during "Monday Night Football."...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  City Desk

Gauzy, Haunting Platinum Photos at the National Gallery of Art

One turn-of-the-century photographer made a painting-like portrait by applying developing solution to the photo paper with a brush...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Arts Desk

ToDo ToDay: Julius Caesar, David Bazan, and Temples

Shakespeare and string quartets make for a very highbrow evening...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Arts Desk

Lagging in Fundraising, Anti-Pot Campaign Debuts Bus Ads

4/20 don't blaze it, ads implore Metro riders...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Loose Lips

Arts Roundup: Drake’s Cash Edition

The Vienna Boys Choir seems just creepy enough for Halloween week...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Arts Desk

Morning Links

David Catania campaign lit: Muriel Bowser's like Adrian Fenty! [LL, Post] Marion Barry endorses Elissa Silverman and Anita Bonds [LL] District will appeal gun ruling. [City Desk, WAMU] DDOT...
Washington City Paper  |  10-28-2014  |  Loose Lips

Marion Barry Backs Silverman, Bonds For At-Large Seats

FInally, an LL the mayor-for-life can live with...
Washington City Paper  |  10-27-2014  |  Loose Lips

The Needle: Started From the Bottom, Now Drake’s at Stadium Club

Also, Ben Bradlee's funeral will be on TV...
Washington City Paper  |  10-27-2014  |  City Desk

D.C. Will Appeal Court Decision Overturning Concealed Carry Ban

The city's gun laws could wind up back in court...
Washington City Paper  |  10-27-2014  |  City Desk

Photos of the Foo Fighters at the Black Cat

Things I learned at the show: Dave Grohl drives a minivan and packs his kids' lunches...
Washington City Paper  |  10-27-2014  |  Arts Desk

ToDo ToDay: Wampire, Sotano, and Flatliners

Enjoy punk rock with a side of Canadian pride at the Black Cat...
Washington City Paper  |  10-27-2014  |  Arts Desk

Khalid Pitts Touts Nonexistent Anita Bonds Endorsement

A wine bar owner should know about truth in labeling...
Washington City Paper  |  10-27-2014  |  Loose Lips

'Lakeview Terrace' Takes Liberties with One Couple's True Story

It seems Neil LaBute's Lakeview Terrace is an artistic rendition of the real-life story of John and Mellaine Hamilton, an interracial Altadena couple that has been locked in a number of bitter disputes with next-door neighbor Irsie Henry, an African-American former LAPD officer who has ended up in court over his disagreements with the Hamiltons.
Pasadena Weekly  |  Carl Kozlowski  |  09-23-2008  |  Movies

Vampire Culture: Jake Gyllenhaal Goes Dark

Social satire doesn’t get much blacker than it does in “Nightcrawler.”
Cityview  |  Cole Smithey  |  10-28-2014  |  Reviews

Attorneys: Darren Wilson Indictment Unlikely

Darren Wilson will not be charged with first-degree murder, and there's a good chance he won't be indicted for any crime, say attorneys who are following -- but are not directly involved -- in the grand-jury investigation of the Ferguson police officer.
Riverfront Times  |  Chad Garrison  |  10-28-2014  |  Crime & Justice