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DC City Council At-Large candidates Luis Gomez Photos Borderstan

February 3 at Judiciary Square: Eight candidates running in the April 26 special election to fill an At-Large seat on the DC Council participated in a candidate forum Thursday night. From left: Vincent Orange, Stanley Mayes, Joshua Lopez, Patrick Mara, Jacque Patterson, Sekou Biddle, Bryan Weaver and Alan Page. Biddle was appointed to the seat until the election. (Luis Gomez Photos)

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Pickup Artist Alert: Dupont Circle

This Saturday, if someone asks if it hurt or compliments you on your dress you should probably just ignore them. You didn’t fall from heaven and your clothes do not need to be on his floor and these are not just bad lines. A master pickup artist is teaching classes, says We Love DC. There goes the gayborhood!

HR-57 Still Closed, No Opening Date or Location

It was a sad day for Borderstan when HR-57 announced they were closing their doors. What was our loss is now the city’s, for the time being. Washington City Paper says little has changed, and there is still no new location or opening date set. No news is not ominous at all, but just kind of a drag.

Snyder Threatens to Sue City Paper for 3-Month-Old Story

Redskins fans are used to hard times — missed 23-yard field goals, Albert Haynesworth, Jim Zorn… the list goes on and on (trust me, I have season tickets). It seems that Dan Snyder has had quite enough with all the bad talk about the team’s bad times and has threatened to sue the Washington City Paper, according to the The Washington Post.

New Vintage on U Street

Next to raiding her closet, following U Street Girl’s blog through the racks of vintage on U Street may be the best threads around. Boys, listen up — there’s plenty down there for you, too.

ANCs Had Nothing to Say on New Noise Ordinance

Go ahead, go find that Bjork CD and turn up (within reason) It’s Oh So Quiet. Because D.C.’s Advisory Neighborhood Commissions (ANCs) offered no opinions on the new noise ordiance, says the City Paper. The new ordinance states that it is “unlawful for a person to make an unreasonably loud noise between 10 pm and 7 am that is likely to annoy or disturb one or more other persons in their residences.” The ANCs submitted no comments — can we have some input on their views on the subject? They can even be written at night so as to not violate the rule.


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