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Daily Gripe: July, 2011

Posted at 03:44 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Weeks later, firecracker fun continues

One Griper’s take on fireworks that preceded and followed Independence Day.

By Akeya Dickson  |  03:44 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, Unfixed

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Chat today at noon: Weigh in on metered parking and more

The Department of Public Works is hosting a live online chat focused on all things parking today.

By Akeya Dickson  |  11:19 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Free parking dwindling in Brookland, says Griper

A Griper is frustrated with metered parking forcing her to park three blocks away from her Brookland home.

By Akeya Dickson  |  10:56 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Illegally celebrating the 4th...two weeks later

Firecrackers are still popping in some Washington metro areas, despite the fact that many are illegal in the District and surrounding counties.

By Akeya Dickson  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Rush-hour renegades

More and more motorists are parking along 16th Street during rush hour.

By Akeya Dickson  |  10:28 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Fixed

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 07/13/2011

Oh. Deer?

Who should move a dead deer laying in a post office in Southeast?

By Akeya Dickson  |  04:33 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Twitter Chatter: sounding off about Metro changes

Replacing station names, getting rid of the Metro brown color and lingering queries about whether the new rail cars will be on time.

By Akeya Dickson  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Maryland, The District, Virginia

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 07/07/2011

Today’s Metro meeting will address rider gripes

Some riders have issued their gripes to Metro about inconsistent escalators and unreliable bus times. Have you voiced your concerns?

By Akeya Dickson  |  08:17 AM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Community Conversations: What gripes have you brought up with your neighbors?

Share your stories about issues with neighbors and in your neighborhood with The Daily Gripe.

By Akeya Dickson  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Unfixed, The District

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Grab a seat

A couch/sofa chair/loveseat has been sitting on the sidewalk for about a week.

By Akeya Dickson  |  06:11 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed

Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 07/05/2011

Fireworks fail for some hopeful viewers

Several people were told they couldn’t watch fireworks at the Key Bridge, a popular spot for checking out the show for more than 20 years.

By Akeya Dickson  |  12:46 PM ET, 07/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The District, Unfixed, Virginia

 

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