It’s Monday, D.C. The president tweeted something racist.


  • D.C. statehood hearing postponed due to Robert Mueller testimony. 

  • DC Public Schools has a $23 million deficit

  • Police are investigating the death of an 18-year-old man found unresponsive in the Fairfax County jail.

  • D.C.’s decision to cut ties with Georgetown for disability-related work is “shortsighted” and “irresponsible,” according to the Department on Disability Services’ former director.

  • Former Georgetown basketball player Victor Page was sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempted sexual assault of his girlfriend’s 17-year-old daughter.

  • Transportation items: Metro is developing a new app and website to serve people with disabilities; and the “microtransit” system makes up bus and train gaps, of which there are plenty.

  • What’s good with Jack Coleman?

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Mitch Ryals (tips?

  • Councilmember Brandon Todd’s lemonade bill creates an exemption that already exists. [WCP]

  • Jack Evans scandal reveals Chairman Phil Mendelson’sshift from agitator to insider. [Post]

  • AG Karl Racine is going after the NRA. [DCist]

  • D.C. government official used her assistant for personal business, and will now pay a $5,000 fine. [Post]

  • Councilmember Brianne Nadeau wants diaper changing stations in men’s restrooms. [Post]

  • One of the youngest ANCs in D.C. history—a 20-year-old American University student. [Post]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips?

  • Doi Moi will serve an all Sri Lankan menu on July 21 and 22 as a part of a new guest chef series. [WCP]

  • Coconut Club introduces Sunday brunch with Hawaiian favorite loco moco. [Eater]

  • Alexandria has a new steakhouse from the same owners as O-Ku. [Washingtonian]

  • The restaurant industry prepares for ICE raids across the nation. [Post]

ARTS LINKS, by Kayla Randall (tips?

  • It’s curry time at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. [WCP]

  • Regional artists have made the songs of the summer. [WCP]

  • How the National Archives, home to treasured documents, avoided a flooding disaster. [Post]

  • Chuck Brown’s son hits the stage. [Washingtonian]

SPORTS LINKS, by Kelyn Soong (tips?

  • Willy Fink ran the first sub-four-minute mile in D.C. on Saturday at Dunbar High School. The Virginia Tech volunteer assistant cross country coach finished in 3:58.84 at the DC Road Runners Club Track Championships. [RunWashington]

  • Max Scherzer is on the 10-day injury list with a mid-back strain. [Federal Baseball]

  • Starting tonight and through the three-week summer season, the Washington Kastles tennis team (which City Paper owner Mark Ein owns) will host its home matches at the Union Market rooftop. [Post]

HAPPENING TODAY, by Emma Sarappo (tips?

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