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

  • A slice of D.C. history from Peter Golkin. In 1956, Elvis played his first and only show in the District, on a boat docked on the Potomac. It never left port.
  • An anonymous contributor recounts her experiences on the job as…a bikini waxer. Not to be missed.
  • Sarah Godfrey explains how the Yellow Book is resurrecting a forgotten neighborhood name.
  • In Loose Lips: James Jones on the faceoff between Adrian Fenty and Vincent Gray over the Ward 7 Council seat. Plus: Hizzoner runs into more nominee hassles.
  • In Show & Tell: Jessica Gould on a plague of liquids raining down on area clubgoers. A Penn Quarter resident punishes noisy clubgoers by pouring water on them; while a Club Five bouncer is accused of urinating on a bounced customer.
  • In Cheap Seats: Dave McKenna on the reaction to NASCAR’s New World Order among area race fans. The Japs are coming! The Japs are coming!
  • In Young & Hungry: Tim Carman on Bob’s 88 Shabu-Shabu. Yep, it’s the same Bob from Bob’s Noodle 66. Pretty tasty, too.
  • Plus film (interview with Breach‘s Billy Ray), music, theater, books, and more