Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor gave their blessings to the show, which pays homage to lead singer Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991. “I think a lot about what Freddie would think and say,” Lewis says. “He really marched to the beat of his own drum. He did what he did because he loved it; he never put anything on — and for that reason I think he would love the show.” The high-energy musical is meant to feel like a concert, Lewis says.
The draft MoveDC plan, the city’s first comprehensive transportation guide in nearly two decades, looks ahead to the year 2040. It envisions a broad transit network that includes streetcars, dedicated bus lanes in commuter corridors, expanded Metro service downtown, water taxis and 200 miles of bicycle facilities.
A 20-year-old man was arrested during the weekend for a series of dangerous pranks that led to the evacuation of several movie theaters in the Maryland and Virginia suburbs of Washington, authorities said.
Manuel Joyner was arrested in his home in Bowie, Md., and charged in relation to a prank and evacuation in a theater in Largo, Md., on May 24, Prince George’s County fire officials said.
DC Water, in association with the Washington Aqueduct, is employing the help of Veolia, the world’s leading environmental services and technology provider, to implement operational and process improvements at the Washington Aqueduct, a federally-owned and operated public water supply agency that delivers water to DC Water, Arlington County and Fairfax Water.