Chevy Chase

The Direction of the Third Season of Stranger Things is Heavily Influenced by a Chevy Chase Comedy

<i>Stranger Things</i> has always owed much of its tone and style to the 1980s. But when we started looking forward to the third season, this isn’t really …

Entertainment

‘Stranger Things’ Star David Harbour Says Season 3 Takes Inspiration From Chevy Chase’s ‘Fletch’

“Stranger Things” is equal parts tense horror and campy comedy goodness.<p>And season three of the hit Netflix show will be no different, with actor …

Entertainment

The new season of “Stranger Things” is inspired by a Chevy Chase cult comedy

<i>Stranger Things</i>, an <i>E.T.</i> meets <i>Stand by Me</i> meets <i>Alien</i> mashup of classic 1980s films, wears its pop culture references on its sleeve. Never one for subtlety, the Netflix series literally cast Mikey from <i>The Goonies</i> (Sean Astin) in its second season. So now that it has nearly exhausted the inventory of …

Comedy

Stranger Things Season 3 Is Inspired By The Chevy Chase Comedy Movie Fletch

Advertising [x]<p>by Andy Boettcher<p>– on<p>in TV News<p><i>Stranger Things</i> season 3 will be taking inspiration from Chevy Chase's 1985 action comedy, <i>Fletch</i>. With …

Entertainment

Bitcoin scammers target wealthy, threaten to expose ‘secret'

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) - Men in a wealthy Washington suburb have been receiving letters threatening to expose their dark secrets to their wives.<p>The …

Santa Clara County

Eat Your Way Through Bethesda During Restaurant Week

There is so much food to try during Restaurant Week in the DC area. Check out these participating Bethesda eateries.<p>BETHESDA, MD — There is so much …

Steakhouse

Clone of Donate to California Sierra Club PAC - PAC ID 1399719

<b>Support Political Programs and Activities in California</b><p>The California Sierra Club Political Action Committee (PAC) funds support political programs …

California

New Jobs Around Montgomery County: Massage Therapist, Teacher

Associate attorney, bartender and guitar tutor are some new job openings around Montgomery County.<p>MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD — If you or someone you know …

Ulta Beauty

What we're watching today: Man's hole-in-one in Wheeling wins him $10,000

Hitting a hole-in-one in golf should be reward enough. Hopefully it happens when you have a foursome of good friends who will have to listen to you …

Golf

Morning Roundup: Scammers Target Men In Chevy Chase With Extortion Letters

• Follow DCist on Twitter and like us on Facebook. You can also get the top stories mailed to you—sign up here.<br>• Neighbors' fight against airport noise …

Washington D.C.

JBG Smith Properties: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) _ JBG Smith Properties (JBGS) on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter.<p>The Chevy Chase, Maryland-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $53.1 million, or 45 cents per share, in the period.<p>Funds from operations …

Real Estate

Chevy Chase gets Alec Baldwin movie screenings confused

Chevy Chase had a minor mix-up on Sunday during a screening of “BlacKkKlansman” at the East Hampton Cinema.<p>We hear the legendary comedian walked into …

Comedy

Brett Kavanaugh should know better

The Aug. 3 front-page article “After investigating a president, Kavanaugh reversed” noted that Supreme Court nominee Brett M. Kavanaugh said that a president cannot function under prosecution and that Congress should enact a law to suspend prosecution of a president until he or she leaves office. …

Brett Kavanaugh

Iraqi Teen Missing In Chevy Chase Found In Canada: Police

A teen visiting the area from Iraq was found safe in Canada after he was reported missing in Chevy Chase, police said.<p>CHEVY CHASE, MD — An Iraqi teen …

Canada

Police: 7 rob Saks of $30K in Gucci merchandise near DC

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) - Police in a Washington suburb say a group of robbers assaulted two store employees and made off with up to $30,000 in Gucci …

Saks Fifth Avenue

China is more likely to lend to Pakistan | Financial Times

Regarding “ Khan faces immediate economic test as Pakistan eyes $12bn IMF bailout” (July 30): Imran Khan will have to hit a century before lunch to …

International Monetary Fund

Chevy Chase Gucci Store Strong-Arm Robbed: Police

Two suspects entered and assaulted the people in there, police say. Then, five suspects came in and stole over $20,000 in merchandise.<p>CHEVY CHASE, MD …

Crime

Look Inside: Chevy Chase Home Built In 1913 For $2.9M

Looking for a home in the Chevy Chase area? Don't miss this stunning, seven-bedroom.<p>CHEVY CHASE, MD — Looking for a home in the Chevy Chase area? …

Chevrolet

Germantown Jobs: Production Assistant, Cook, Therapist

Booz Allen Hamilton and Yelp are some companies hiring in the area.<p>GERMANTOWN, MD — Businesses across the region are looking for new employees, and …

Washington D.C.

What’s the point of the Bernstein criticism?

What was the meaning of Anne Midgette’s July 22 Critic’s Notebook, “A bad case of Bernstein burnout” [Arts & Style]? Not only was Leonard Bernstein the composer of my favorite musical, “Candide,” but he was also a charismatic music educator to thousands of children with his Young People’s Concerts. …

Leonard Bernstein

GOING LOW: New York Times, Associated Press Target Brett Kavanaugh's Wife

The New York Times and Associated Press are going after President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, by targeting his wife as the …

Brett Kavanaugh

Reports: Ashley Kavanaugh's Emails Combed for Attack Points

The New York Times and Associated Press have both reportedly filed public information requests in Maryland to comb through emails Ashley Kavanaugh — …

Conservative View

John Carlson bought a house in Chevy Chase for $2.5 million

After <b>John Carlson</b> signed an eight-year contract extension with the Washington Capitals, his wife Gina admitted that the couple had secretly purchased …

Washington Capitals

A better way to keep families intact?

The July 20 front-page article “Separated. But for the better?” asked the key question in the struggle to sort out our immigration problems: What is better? I encourage anyone who has been thinking that unlimited immigration into our country is the right thing to do to consider the longer-term …

Opinion

List: 9 Ways to Avoid Disclosing That You’re From Chevy Chase, Shaker Heights, Darien, or Scarsdale

1. “I’m from Washington D.C. / Cleveland / Connecticut / New York.”2. “I’m from the D.C. area / the Cleveland area / the Tri-State Area / …

Humor

Gilda Radner Was One of SNL's Best. Now She Gets the Documentary She Deserves.

Love, Gilda shines a light on the legendary performer's lasting influence on comedy.<p>Gilda Radner was one of the funniest people who ever lived. The <i>Saturday Night Live</i> star—who was the first performer cast to the legendary sketch comedy series—brought such an incredible manic energy to all of her …

Comedy

The Five Best-Looking Open Houses This Weekend (7/28 – 7/29)

<b>Chevy Chase</b><p><b>Where:</b> 3712 Bradley Lane <b><br>How much:</b> $3 million <b><br>When:</b> Sunday, July 29 from 2 to 4 PM <b><br>Why:</b> Built in 1913, this Chevy Chase home has the charm of …

Washington D.C.

Silver Spring Jobs: Senior Designer, Medical Assistant, More

Pier 1 Imports, Yelp and The BOSS Group are some companies hiring in your area. Silver Spring Patch Jobs Board has more openings.<p>SILVER SPRING, MD — …

Employment

Deleted scene from Caddy Shack (38 years old today)

5 hours ago<p><b>"Caddyshack" came out 38 years ago today.</b><p>Here's some trivia. Chevy Chase and Bill Murray shot a scene that didn't end up in the movie, …

Bill Murray

Dan Harmon: Community and Rick and Morty creator sorry for rape skit

<b>The creator of US sitcom Community has apologised after a "distasteful" video from 2009 in which he pretends to rape a baby doll surfaced online.</b><p>Dan Harmon, who also co-created animated series Rick and Morty, said he had wanted "to parody the series Dexter and only succeeded in offending".<p>He said …

Entertainment (UK)