Marion Barry

Ben’s Chili Bowl Celebrates 55 Years

Feature: Bill Cosby, Jesse Jackson pay tribute to chili dog

Bill Cosby, Jesse Jackson, and one former and one current D.C. mayor came together to pay tribute to the power of a chili dog. Ben’s Chili Bowl, the District’s iconic hot dog joint, celebrated its 55th anniversary Thursday morning with a crowd of well wishers, employees, celebrities, and local politicians.

Delegate for Life

Marion Barry To Support Obama at Democratic Convention

Washington, D.C., city councilmember Marion Barry was elected Saturday to represent the city as a delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C.