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A bowl of chili with a side serving of Obama watching

A bowl of chili with a side serving of Obama watching

Crikey January 24, 2013

This week the world's spotlight was on Washington D.C., to watch the second inauguration of President Obama. Freelance journalist -- and former local -- Robert Baird dishes on the best secret spots in the Capital.

Gangsta grandma on the subway, loco at the White House

Gangsta grandma on the subway, loco at the White House

Crikey November 21, 2011

Caroline Regidor writes: “I’m packing lead in here,” the elderly woman said to the younger one, her face set in a snarl. Gangsta grandma rummaged through her handbag as if she were looking for a gun. She had plopped down next to me. I couldn’t help myself. Curiouser and curiouser, I peered down. All I could […]