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Regular Gas Up To $5.10 Per Gallon At Watergate Exxon

Regular Gas Up To $5.10 Per Gallon At Watergate Exxon

Just when you thought prices couldn't increase any more at the Watergate Exxon gas station in Foggy Bottom, they have.

A couple of weeks ago I reported in the most recent update of the Watergate Exxon saga that the station had actually reached $5 per gallon of regular gas.

We didn't think it could get any worse...but it has.

Now, regular gas at the Watergate Exxon is $5.10 per gallon.

Yes...$5.10 per gallon.

With some expecting gas prices to decline in the near future because crude oil prices fell Thursday, it will be incredibly interesting to keep an eye on our Exxon friends at 2708 Virginia Avenue to see if their prices do the same.

DooWop Talent...On A Metro Platform?

DooWop Talent...On A Metro Platform?

I'm sure many of you have already encountered After The Storm, as this certainly isn't breaking news, but I figured a video of the group was warranted.

Plus, we want to get your opinion on their musical abilities.

For those of you who don't know After The Storm, they are a group of four men, generally dressed in Washington Redskin jerseys, that sing old school DooWop music on Metro platforms to entertain people who are waiting on trains.

Check out the video above, taken at Metro Center, which features the group singing songs like "My Girl" and explaining why they always wear Redskin jerseys to perform.

What do you think about the group?  We want to know.

 

If You're Visiting the National Zoo.....Bring some Patience Along With You!

If You're Visiting the National Zoo.....Bring some Patience Along With You!

Traffic couldn't be any worse than it is this week in our city.  Lots of kids are off from school and parents are heading them to the zoo.  From early morning and until rush hour begins, Connecticut Avenue, NW has been backed up from Cleveland Park to the entrance of the zoo and getting there will take some extra time and patience.  We recommend taking Metro, getting off at either Cleveland Park or Woodley Park.  Both will get you there.  

 

 

Spend It Like It’s Your Own

Spend It Like It’s Your Own

You may have heard that tempers are flaring over the planned metro station at Dulles. According to news reports, the board at Dulles International Airport stands behind its decision to build an underground station because it would be more 1) convenient for travelers, and 2) attractive than an above ground station.

So, it behooves us to ask about the degree of perceived inconvenience. How would using an above ground metro station compare with:

DDOT Announces City-Wide Pay By Phone Parking Program

DDOT Announces City-Wide Pay By Phone Parking Program

This story comes to us from John Lisle:

(Washington, DC) – The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and Parkmobile today announced a program that will allow residents, workers and visitors to use their mobile phones to pay for parking at all of the approximately 17,000 on-street metered spaces throughout the District of Columbia.

 

“We piloted pay by phone parking in select business districts, with great results, and now we’re ready to offer this service citywide,” said DDOT Interim Director Terry Bellamy. “It provides another, convenient payment option for drivers. Instead of paying with cash or a credit card, all it takes is a couple clicks with the mobile app or a short phone call and you’re on your way.”

 

Escalators All Out At Dupont Metro Again

Escalators All Out At Dupont Metro Again

All three escalators at the Dupont Circle South exit were not working again this morning, leaving thousands of commuters a major walk up the steep stairs to Connecticut Avenue.

Walking up the escalator myself, I passed several people completely out of breath.  Many people were taking breaks, while some looked as though they were in serious pain.

This problem needs to get fixed before someone suffers something serious.

Would You Pay This Much For a Parking Space?

Would You Pay This Much For a Parking Space?

So I saw this flyer pasted all over Adams Morgan.  

It is advertising a parking space for rent in Woodley Park/Adams Morgan in an alley between Biltmore and Calvert streets.

The asking price is $200 per month.  

We want to know if:

1. You think this asking price is appropriate for a spot in NW DC.

And 2. If you would ever spend that much on a parking spot.

Sound off below in our new comments section!