DOES THIS MEAN DC WILL SOON BE LONGING FOR THE COOL TECHNOCRATIC CONFIDENCE OF THE MARION BARRY ERA? “With homicides surging more than 50 percent this year, it’s probably not a comfort to residents of Washington D.C. that their police force has dropped to its lowest levels in 10 years.”
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The options include creating a statue, and naming things after him. [ more › ]
A statement indicated that the city will begin steps to rename Good Hope Road to honor Marion Barry.
Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to announce recommendations tonight for official tributes to the mayor-for-life. [ more › ]
LAS VEGAS — Jeff Novitzky, who led a federal investigation into performance-enhancing drugs that rocked sports more than a decade ago and ensnared the likes of Barry Bonds, Marion Jones and Tim Montgomery, takes issue with his public image.Filed under: News, UFC
Internet conspiracy theories about whether or not he can see aside (seriously), here’s one little known fact about legendary musician Stevie Wonder that we can actually get behind: The guy’s got jokes — and about Marion Barry no less. Wonder, who appeared recently alongside “The Late Late Show’s” James Corden in one of comedian’s always viral “Carpool […]
A commission seeks the public’s ideas on how best to commemorate the late Marion Barry.
Within months, she would lose her job, her career and leave the country. Once a curator so coveted she turned down a plum offer from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, True vanished so completely that one former boss, Barry Munitz, admitted in an interview this summer that he had no idea “where she is or […]
Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the former D.C. mayor, was ordered to spend 15 days in jail for violating the terms of his probation after he was arrested for driving on a revoked license and flouting a court order not to drive.Read full article >>
A D.C. Superior Court judge on Wednesday sentenced Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the District’s former mayor, to 12 months supervised probation after Barry pleaded guilty to assault and making threats in connection with an altercation at a Chinatown bank in January.Read full article >>
Marion Christopher Barry, the son of the city’s late mayor, will plead guilty in connection with a January incident in a Chinatown bank that helped derail his campaign for D.C. Council, court records show.Read full article >>
A heated D.C. Council debate Tuesday split legislators on the merits of a summer youth-jobs program, pioneered by former member Marion Barry, targeted for expansion into young adulthood by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D).Read full articl...
All of the candidates in the race for the late Marion Barry’s seat on the D.C. Council tried to convince voters that they were best suited to carry on the legacy of their beloved “mayor for life.”But one in particular appears to have harnessed the energy, passion and fears that define the city’s poorest ward and fed Barry’s popularity decade after decade.Read full article >>
Marion C. Barry, the son of the late mayor, finished a distant sixth. [ more › ]
D.C. voters began casting ballots Tuesday to complete a makeover of the D.C. Council by choosing representatives to succeed Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the late Marion Barry.Two hard-fought and crowded campaigns — one in Ward 4 at the...Show More Summary
D.C. voters Tuesday will complete a makeover of the D.C. Council by choosing representatives to succeed Mayor Muriel E. Bowser and the late Marion Barry.Two hard-fought and crowded campaigns — one in Ward 4 at the District’s northern...Show More Summary
Twenty years ago, when Marion S. Barry Jr. ascended to the mayor’s office and left his D.C. Council seat vacant for the first time, the free-for-all to replace him was far from settled the night of the election. After the ballots were counted, Barry’s chosen successor led by a single vote.Read full article >>
The ghosts of mayors past and present are haunting every step of the District’s Ward 8 Council race.Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) showed up at a barbecue for LaRuby May ahead of a straw poll earlier this month; former mayor Vincent C. Gray...Show More Summary