Three years ago, local legislators banned the sales of single beers in Ward 6 in a bid to reduce neighborhood nuisances like litter, loitering and public urination. How’s effective has that been? The Huffington Post’s Arthur Delaney (disclosure: friend of the blog) looks at the numbers: Open container violations are up. Public urination violations are up. Now an advisory neighborhood commission wants to take things a step further, banning the two-packs and three-packs introduced to comply with the singles ban. Here’s to progress.
In other news:
Looks like Vincent Orange won’t be running for chairman after all (D.C. Wire)
White House makes deal allowing school voucher program to continue (D.C. Wire)
Ted Leonsis makes a personal case for fancy Verizon Center signs (Ted’s Take)
Behold “Illinios” Avenue NW (PoP)