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Vendors Want To Be Closer

District street vendors gathered this morning in front of the offices of the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs to bring attention to plans for inaugural vending. Though the vendors' pressure on the agency has resulted in local peddlers getting...

By Nikita R Stewart | December 29, 2008; 09:41 AM ET | Comments (1)

Want to See Where Vendors Will Be?

If you're going to be attending the inauguration Jan. 20 and think you'll be hungry or thirsty or want some Barack Obama memorabilia, here's a map that shows you the zones where the licensed vendors will be able to set...

By David A Nakamura | December 17, 2008; 02:56 PM ET | Comments (1)

Downtown D.C. Street Vendors To Get 'First Dibs' For Inauguration Space

Street vendors already licensed to sell their goods in downtown D.C. will get first preference for the spots during the inauguration Jan. 20, the Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs announced today. D.C. vendors had been concerned that they might...

By Nikita R Stewart | December 17, 2008; 01:50 PM ET | Comments (0)

Money, Money, Money

In case you missed The Post's weekend coverage, we brought you three tales of the way in which money is altering the face of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration. Nikita Stewart wrote on Saturday about the competition between vendors for licenses...

By David A Nakamura | December 8, 2008; 05:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

D.C. Expects 500 Temporary Street Vendors for Inauguration

As if there aren't enough places to buy Barack Obama memorabilia, the D.C. government now says it expects to issue 500 temporary licenses for street vendors good for just one day--Jan. 20, when Obama takes the oath of office....

By David A Nakamura | December 3, 2008; 01:00 PM ET | Comments (0)

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