Happy Wednesday, D.C. It’ll be another steamy, potentially wet day. CP is kicking back tomorrow. See you around 11 a.m. Friday.


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Mitch Ryals(tips? mryals@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Trump most definitely did not end homelessness in D.C. [DCist]

  • Evans is set to cast a vote for appointment to the ethics board that investigated him. [Twitter]

  • ANC denied access to Evans meeting. [Twitter]

  • The (draft) comp plan is here. [Mendo]

  • Mayor Muriel Bowser taps her chief of staff John Falcicchioas interim deputy mayor for planning and economic development. [Twitter]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes(tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Why Dean Gold is retiring and closing Dino’s Grotto. [WCP]

  • How are the sandwiches at Casey Patten’s Grazie Grazie? [Post]

  • The Ben & Jerry’s is closing in Georgetown. [WBJ]

  • Virginia bars can now legally tell you about their happy hour specials. [Washingtonian]

ARTS LINKS, by Kayla Randall (tips? krandall@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Local musician Jamal Gray examines the DC Music Census. [WCP]

  • Arena Stage is anticipating 200 readers to participate in its Mueller report reading. [DC Theatre Scene]

  • Here’s your jazz and international music calendar for this month. [DCist]

SPORTS LINKS, by Kelyn Soong (tips? ksoong@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura isn’t the only international star in town. These foreign-born athletes—from future hall of famers to first-year players—have made a mark in D.C. [WCP]

  • Rose Lavelle’s nutmeg. Alex Morgan sipping the tea. The U.S. women’s national team has advanced to the World Cup final after a swagger-filled 2-1 victory over England in the semifinals. [CBS Sports

  • Nats pitcher Patrick Corbin wore a No. 45 jersey last night as a tribute to his friend Tyler Skaggs who passed away Monday afternoon at 27. Corbin and Skaggs were both drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in 2009. [USA Today]

HAPPENING TODAY, by Kayla Randall (tips? krandall@washingtoncitypaper.com)

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