In this week’s City Paper, you’ll find:

  • Jonathan York details the doings of local attorney John W. Stewart Jr., who scammed dozens of real-estate investors.
  • Angela Valdez on the controversy surrounding the demotion of a popular police commander. Turns out Robin Hoey wasn’t so popular inside the department.
  • Amanda S. Miller follows up her story about residents evacuated from a dilapidated Washington Highlands building. This story still needs a happy ending, unfortunately.
  • In Loose Lips: James Jones details the brains behind Adrian Fenty‘s burgeoning political machine.
  • In Cheap Seats: Dave McKenna on the first inklings that there might be a limit to Skins fans’ faith in Joe Gibbs.
  • In Show & Tell: Jessica Gould on how property-tax bills are putting the squeeze on local arts venues.
  • In Young & Hungry: Tim Carman adds the final word to the burgeoning literature on M’Dawg Haute Dogs in Adams Morgan.
  • Plus Ask Bob, Suit Yourself, film, music, lots of books, and more