City Paper is not for tourists
Counter Intelligence lists 25 things to do before summer ends among them: drinking rum punch at Cork and eating whole grilled rockfish at Redwood.
Upset the Setup reveals its go-go theme song.
And Now, Anacostia tracks Savoy Elementary‘s reconstruction: from prison-like complex to something more kid friendly (hopefully).
Pop Cesspool expresses cultural know-how on Marvin Gaye and the Os Mutantes being used in Olympic ads. I found the Marvin Gaye ad almost moving. And the Os Mutantes ad for McDonald’s—as shocking as the U.S. men’s gymnastics team taking the bronze!
Congress Heights on the Rise returns to chronicling some lame ANCs. This time it’s ANC 8C: “Last Wed I went up to the Petey Green Center for what I thought would be the ANC 8C Meeting. When I got there I found a locked door and no one inside – not even a note.” There’s more to this.
Prince of Petworth finds the “greatest bodega in the city!”
Intangible Arts gives us part 4 on his WASA saga.
Must Read: That Atlantic piece everyone is talking about. It’s up.
*photo courtesy of Mr. T in DC.