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

  • A collection of beautiful photos by Jati Lindsay chroncling life on U Street.
  • Amanda S. Miller on the tenants of a Washington Highlands aprtment building forced out by city inspectors and relocated to a New York Avenue motel. Meanwhile, thieves broke in and looted the building.
  • In Loose Lips: James Jones on whether renowned homophobe Bishop Alfred Owens had a future in the Fenty administration. Plus: Jonetta Rose Barras gets sued.
  • In Cheap Seats: Dave McKenna on legendary boxing chin Mo Wilson. This local has spent 20 years getting beat up on by a Who’s Who of heavyweight contenders—-and yet he’s never been knocked out.
  • In Show & Tell: Jessica Gould on why business owners are upset at the Fenty administration’s “Operation Fight Back.”
  • In Young & Hungry: News bites from Tim Carman—-Busboys and Poets looks to cross the river, and 21 P’s liquor license might soon be up for sale.
  • Plus film, music, lots of theater, books, and more