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Mayor Gray Announces DC Streetcar Financing Governance Task Force

Mayor Gray Announces DC Streetcar Financing Governance Task Force

Mayor Vincent C. Gray today announced he has established a Streetcar Financing and Governance Task Force to advise him on potential sources of funding and forms of governance for the District of Columbia’s emerging streetcar system.

“The District has the most ambitious streetcar plan in the nation. We are the only city talking about putting down 37 miles of tracks,” said Mayor Gray. “I want to make sure we have the best minds inside and outside the government working on the important issues of financing and governance to ensure the system has a firm foundation.”

The 14 member Task Force will be chaired by City Administrator Allen Y. Lew and will include 6 public members, appointed by the Mayor, with expertise in transportation systems design or engineering, public-private development partnerships, project financing and/or economic development. 

Design Army Launches Aquatic Couture

Design Army Launches Aquatic Couture

With the help of Design Army’s creative genius, Karla Colletto's Cruise 2013 Swim Collection creates a splash

With a crew of 20+, Design Army literally went underwater to direct the filming of the featurette for the Cruise 2013 Swim Collection by Karla Colletto, taking branding to a new level and unleashing the cruise control for a swimwear line that has seen international growth over the past seven years.

"It's about building relationships with our clients," says Pum Lefebure, Design Army's co-owner and creative director. "We're always thinking ahead, how we can elevate our clients up to the next level. We create partnerships and think for our clients when it comes to branding."

Seller's Market In Vienna Real Estate

Seller's Market In Vienna Real Estate

 

What’s happening this week in the Vienna & Oakton real estate markets?

As Sargent Friday used to say “Just the facts ma’am!

 

Design Army Launches Aquatic Couture

Design Army Launches Aquatic Couture

 

With the help of Design Army’s creative genius, Karla Colletto's Cruise 2013 Swimwear Line makes an audible splash

With a crew of 20+, Design Army literally went underwater to direct the filming of the featurette for the Cruise 2013 Swim Collection by Karla Colletto, taking branding to a new level and unleashing the cruise control for a swimwear line that has seen international growth over the past seven years.

"It's about building relationships with our clients," says Pum Lefebure, Design Army's co-owner and creative director. "We're always thinking ahead, how we can elevate our clients up to the next level. We create partnerships and think for our clients when it comes to branding."

5 Things A Bully Doesn’t Want You to Know

5 Things A Bully Doesn’t Want You to Know

As the sound of school bells ringing signals that school is back in session for the year, it also means that students and parents will face some common issues. It is estimated, each day in America, that 160,000 students stay home from school in order to avoid being bullied, so it makes a lot of people wonder what goes on in the mind of a bully. Judging by the research regarding who bullies, it would stand to reason that it’s quite a bit.

“We tend to look at the situation of bullying, and not so much at the bully him- or herself,” explains Peter J. Goodman, author of the book “We’re All Different But We’re All Kitty Cats.” “But if we had a chance to peek into the mind of the bully, we might be surprised at some of the things we would learn.”

There are some things that bullies don’t want people to know, including:

Forrester Begins $12 Million Construction of First Freestanding Cancer Center in Montgomery Co.

Forrester Begins $12 Million Construction of First Freestanding Cancer Center in Montgomery Co.

Completion is scheduled for summer 2013

Forrester Construction Company, a Rockville-based commercial construction company, has begun the construction of the $12 million Aquilino Cancer Center on the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital campus, located at 9905 Medical Center Drive, Rockville, Maryland, 20850, with completion slated for summer 2013. This community-based, freestanding comprehensive cancer center is the first of its kind in Montgomery County, Maryland.

Thunder Burger & Bar to Hold Burger of the Month Contest, Open to the Public

 Thunder Burger & Bar to Hold Burger of the Month Contest, Open to the Public

Thunder Burger & Bar, located in the heart of Georgetown, is holding a “Burger of the Month” contest that is open to the public. Patrons are encouraged to submit their best burger idea for a chance to win a dinner for two, valued at up to $50. The burger ideas submitted will all be judged by the chef, and the one selected will not only win the dinner for two, but will also have that burger named for them and offered in the restaurant for the entire month.

“This is a great chance to share your favorite burger recipe and have it named after you, if we choose to use it for the month,” explains Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Thunder Burger. “We encourage people to get creative, get interesting, and don’t be afraid to submit your idea. You never know what the winning burger is going to include.”