It’s Tuesday, D.C., and Capital Weather Gang predicts a “cooler-than-normal” summer. Today we’ll see temperatures in the 70s.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

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

  • A fourth candidate wants Councilmember Jack Evans’ Ward 2 seat. [DCist]

  • The intense debate over the location of a high performing high school and the future of a long promised middle school. [Post]

  • Virginia primaries are getting expensive. [WAMU]

  • Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam caught a second wind after his blackface scandal. [Post]

  • Montgomery County Council member Will Jawando says he was racially profiled during a police stop. [NBC]

  • D.C. residents have a chance to weigh in on infamous drug kingpin Rayful Edmond’s possible release. The first public meeting is this Thursday. [Post, OAG]

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

  • Buena Vida Social Club opens in Arlington with booze-filled coconuts. [Washingtonian]

  • Atlanta import Gypsy Kitchen will replace Masa 14. [WBJ]

  • Japanese restaurant SEI closes in Penn Quarter. [PoPville]

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

  • Here’s what you can expect at this year’s By The People Festival. [DCist]

  • A local author is suing a publishing company for dropping her after she shamed a Metro worker who was eating. [Post]

  • How are local museums and institutions commemorating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage? [Kojo Nnamdi Show]

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

  • Ward 7 Councilmember Vince Gray is hosting a press conference today at 11 a.m. at The Fields at RFK Campus’ Events Pavilion to support Washington football team great Larry Brown’s candidacy for the Professional Football Hall of Fame. [Twitter]

  • Fast-rising assistant basketball coach DeAndre Haynes will be leaving Michigan to join the Terps. [Baltimore Sun]

  • With a 12-1 win over the White Sox, the Nats are now only six games behind the NL East-leading Phillies. [Federal Baseball]

  • John Wallappears to be making strides in his recovery from an Achilles injury. [Bullets Forever]

  • The Caps have re-signed 24-year-old forward Liam O’Brien to a one-year, two-way contract worth $700,000. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]

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

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