City Paper is not for tourists
This evening, DCist posts about the latest in D.C. corporate graffiti: Verizon ads on downtown sidewalks.
Back in October, CP reporter Ryan Grim had a story detailing one of the first instances of “guerilla marketing” in Washington: spray-painted sidewalk ads for HBO’s Rome. The upshot: No, HBO didn’t pay the city first. “It’s illegal,” said Bill Rice, spokesperson for the District Department of Transportation.