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D.C. Wire Archive: Inauguration

Holder, diplomats expected at Gray mayoral inauguration

U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder and more than 60 members of the diplomatic community are expected to attend Vincent C. Gray's swearing-in as the District's next mayor Sunday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, according to sources familiar with the planning for the inauguration.

By Tim Craig  | December 31, 2010; 10:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Inauguration, Tim Craig, Vincent C. Gray  
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Free tickets for Gray inaugural ball

The box office opens again Tuesday for District residents who want to scoop up free tickets to Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray's inaugural ball this Sunday, featuring go-go music godfather Chuck Brown and R&B crooner Raheen DeVaughn.

By Nikita Stewart  | December 28, 2010; 7:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  2010 District Election, Inauguration, Nikita Stewart, Vincent C. Gray, vincent gray  
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D.C. Inauguration Costs: $48.5 million

The District government spent $48.5 million on security and other expenses to prepare for and deal with the presidential inauguration, City Administrator Dan Tangherlini said this morning. That included the following breakdown: $15 million in commodities and goods $15.3 million in overtime fees for D.C. police officers $4.6 million in...

By David A Nakamura  | February 12, 2009; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  City Finances, Inauguration  
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Norton Says Expect Hearings on Inauguration Mishaps

Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton said hearings will be planned to find out how folks got trapped in the Third Street Tunnel on Inauguration Day, as well as the several other problems that left some ticket-holders holding a useless ticket and a bunch of memories from one of the nation's most...

By Marcia Davis  | January 29, 2009; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Inauguration  
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Fenty Blitzes Inaugural Media

With the world's media coming to town for Barack Obama's inauguration, Mayor Fenty isn't missing his chance to get a little reflected shine. Check out this media schedule (and guess how many times he'll say "as fast as humanly possible"): Government of the District of Columbia Mayor Adrian M. Fenty...

By David A Nakamura  | January 16, 2009; 9:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Inauguration, Mayor Fenty  
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Fenty's Inaugural Concert Lineup Confirmed

Thought Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) had been wooing Kanye West and Mary J. Blige for this inaugural welcome concert Sunday, he ended up booking Fall Out Boy, T.I. and Young Jeezy, officials said. The event will be Sunday at the 9:30 Club at 815 V St. NW, with doors...

By David A Nakamura  | January 16, 2009; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Inauguration  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Fenty: I May Stop By Neighborhood Ball, David A Nakamura , January 15, 2009
D.C. Voting Rights Group's E-mail to Obama, Christopher Dean Hopkins , January 13, 2009
Bush Declares State of Emergency for Inauguration, David A Nakamura , January 13, 2009
Del. Norton Picks D.C. Inaugural Ticket Winners, David A Nakamura , January 12, 2009
Inauguration Security Briefing for D.C. Residents, David A Nakamura , January 7, 2009
Obama Arrives; D.C. Leaders Excited, Hamil Harris , January 5, 2009
D.C. To Congress: Butt Out!, David A Nakamura , December 17, 2008
D.C. Council Amends Inaugural Bar Hours, David A Nakamura , December 16, 2008
Bill on Resale of Inauguration Tickets Fails, Marcia Davis , December 12, 2008
Wells Aims to Amend Extended Bar Hours for Inaugural, David A Nakamura , December 11, 2008
Fenty: I Will Sign Law to Extend Bar Hours, David A Nakamura , December 10, 2008
Fenty Planning Inauguration Party With ... Kanye West?, David A Nakamura , December 10, 2008
D.C. Church Leaders Join Fight Against Extended Bar Hours, David A Nakamura , December 10, 2008
Destination DC: 10 Official Inaugural Balls, Marcia Davis , December 8, 2008
D.C. to Hold Inaugural Ball at City Hall, David A Nakamura , December 5, 2008
Entire Mall Open for Inauguration, David A Nakamura , December 4, 2008
Inauguration Boozing: Change You Can Believe In?, Mike McPhate , December 3, 2008
Norton on Inaugural Tickets, Part 2, Marcia Davis , November 7, 2008
 
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