George Hawkins is stepping down as head of DC Water, but he leaves at a moment when the agency is facing criticism over how they bill consumers for stormwater runoff.
When it opened in 2010, D.C.’s West End Cinema was hailed as an independent film lover’s oasis in a city of looming megaplexes. Five years later, rising costs plus massive shifts in the District’s movie market have forced this little-theater-that-could to shut its doors. We explore the future of independent movies — and moviegoing — in our region as big names such as Angelika, ArcLight and even Netflix take bigger bites out of the market.
- Josh Levin Co-founder and General Manager, West End Cinema
- Ann Hornaday Movie Critic, The Washington Post
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