District Digest: Of murderers and mayoral candidates

Alleged Georgetown murderer starves himself Albrecht Muth, who allegedly murdered his wife Viola Drath, will not stand trial until this December. Muth has subjected himself to starvation and is in dire medical condition. Muth, who now weighs only 104 lbs.,… Read More

GU’s 2010 Campus Plan gets nod in mayoral candidate debate

Well, what do you know—Foxhall residents have a few reasons hate the 2010 Campus Plan, too! At last night’s mayoral candidate debate, an audience member from Foxhall, an affluent neighborhood north of both the University and Burleith, asked… Read More

Hey, is that an election coming up?

D.C. is voting for a new mayor Tuesday, and it’s pretty much the only thing I’ve been thinking about for the past two weeks (shameless self-promotion alert). Here are a couple of things to chew on before the… Read More


Get down with Brown! This needs no explanation. Posted by Mike Stewart, Features Editor

Barry’s shrunken influence

The Washington City Paper’s Loose Lips column this week published a sweet photo of Washington’s former mayor Marion Barry sporting a trademark brimmed hat in what appears to be his own little patch of Ward 8. Despite Barry’s… Read More