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All Opinions Are Local: September, 2011

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Disaster relief nonsense from the Kaine camp

Unpacking his campaign’s criticism of Allen’s stance on offsetting disaster relief.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Roscoe Reynolds’ war on Sudafed

Fighting crystal meth by punishing ... allergy sufferers?

By Norman Leahy  |  05:05 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Wilder’s museum mess

Former Va. governor’s National Slavery Museum files for bankruptcy.

By Peter Galuszka  |  01:28 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Those taxi improvements are going to cost you

Mayor’s plan for cab improvements won’t come cheap.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  02:24 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Changes to the Circulator

Eliminating some stops is OK — as long as they’re the right ones.

By Topher Mathews  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/27/2011

We’re game if you are, Mr. Milloy

We’re game if he is.

By Aaron Morrissey  |  12:45 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 09/27/2011

McDonnell gets a taste of New Hampshire

Expect to relitigate some old debates if he makes the vice presidential short-list.

By Norman Leahy  |  11:05 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 09/26/2011

If you play well, they will come

If you play well, they will come

By Aaron Morrissey  |  12:53 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/23/2011

The truth about gourmet burgers

Why are people willing to pay so much for something they can easily make at home?

By Rob Pitingolo  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 09/22/2011

An antidote for ‘bus bunching’

It’s incredibly frustrating to wait 25 minutes for a bus that is supposed to come every few minutes, and then have three buses roll by in a row.

By Dan Malouff  |  03:57 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Capital Bikeshare one year in

The system has a good problem: Too many people are using it.

By Dan Malouff  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Is extending Metro to Woodbridge a good idea?

Thinking through the transit mix for southern Fairfax and eastern Prince William.

By David Alpert  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 09/20/2011

The I-95 tolls calculus

It’s likely Gov. McDonnell will be long out of office before drivers start taking his name in vain.

By Norman Leahy  |  01:30 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 09/20/2011

McDonnell’s tax by another name

The likely calculations behind his plan to stick it to I-95 drivers.

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:03 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 09/19/2011

A change in the Va. blogging landscape

The Score joins forces with Bearing Drift.

By Norman Leahy  |  03:36 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 09/19/2011

The rise of H Street NE

Watching as a D.C. neighborhood is transformed.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  11:28 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 09/16/2011

A remnant of D.C.’s cable cars

The meaning of an architectural detail in Georgetown.

By Topher Mathews  |  10:47 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/15/2011

On D.C. statehood and the little D

It’s not accurate to call the District a state, but maybe we ought to do it anyway sometimes.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 09/14/2011

The worst Metro station name idea

The Nats logo just doesn’t belong on a WMATA sign.

By David Alpert  |  12:06 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Where is it OK to protest?

Anti-abortion activists target the school of the child of a clinic’s landlord.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 09/12/2011

McDonnell stacks the deck

No activists or environmentalists among his picks for energy commission.

By Peter Galuszka  |  02:34 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Obama and Cantor talking jobs in Virginia

Which one got the optics right?

By Norman Leahy  |  12:13 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Tobacco and art

Virginia Museum of Fine Art exhibit explores a rich piece of Old Dominion heritage.

By Peter Galuszka  |  04:55 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Bridging Baltimore’s Inner Harbor?

Proposed cable-stayed pedestrian span would be a dramatic addition.

By Dan Malouff  |  03:22 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Ghostbuses: Who ya gonna call?

How useful are arrival display monitors if they’re inaccurate 25 percent of the time?

By Aaron Morrissey  |  10:49 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 09/08/2011

No standing for Cuccinelli’s health-care suit?

The odd reasoning behind the most recent decision in Virginia’s Obamacare challenge.

By Norman Leahy  |  02:51 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 09/08/2011

McDonnell’s jobs conundrum

How does he toe the GOP party line in a state so dependent on government employment?

By Peter Galuszka  |  12:50 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/07/2011

What that $25,000 could have gotten us

What that $25,000 could have gotten us.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/07/2011

City updates its vacant house list

The negative effects of empty buildings can impact any neighborhood, rich or poor.

By Topher Mathews  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Mr. Obama comes to River City

It’s still friendly turf, but for how long?

By Norman Leahy  |  04:29 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Metro’s draft map: Still a work in progress

The new draft is a great step forward, but there’s more work to be done.

By Dan Malouff  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/06/2011

The end of Tourmobile

The Mall bus service hasn’t been the problem, however. It was the Park Service’s exclusivity rules.

By David Alpert  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 09/05/2011

D.C.’s ‘Third Place’ problem

High costs make it tough for coffee shops and other hangouts to hold their own.

By Rob Pitingolo  |  11:44 AM ET, 09/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Tanning rules for D.C.

74 pages of draft rules for salons cover eye protection, hygiene and ... fish?

By Martin Austermuhle  |  05:01 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 09/02/2011

June Allen’s foresight on North Anna

Decades ago, June Allen sounded the alarm about fault lines close to the nuclear plant.

By Peter Galuszka  |  04:30 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Cantor in the bubble

Making sense of the protest of his “advisory council” meeting.

By Peter Galuszka  |  06:36 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Kwame Brown, ethics reformer?

Despite scandals, the D.C. Council chair says he’s in “a perfect position” to lead on the issue.

By Martin Austermuhle  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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