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This could be the last sunny day this week—temps in the 50s again. Soak it up, D.C.


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

  • The public is not allowed in the room to hear one of the most candid conversations among D.C.’s elected councilmembers. [WCP]

  • Bowser gets her nominees on the Public Service Commission, despite some opposition. [WCP]

  • The Council voted to legalize sports betting. [WCP]

  • Be Bowser’s next communications director, and we’ll pummel you with questions. [Apply Here]

  • During the final legislative meeting of the year, Council staffers passed the time with a rousing game of MENDO. [LL]

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

  • You can still get Taylor Gourmet at the airport, but should you? [WCP]

  • Smoked & Stacked is closing, but a replacement is in the works. [WCP]

  • Have you noticed that most Salvadoran restaurants in D.C. also serve Mexican food? [Washingtonian]

  • Where to find the most camera-ready Asian desserts in the region. [Post]

  • A rundown on how D.C. stadiums did on their health inspections. [WBJ]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Maggie O’Neill, Jason Kampf, and Anne Marchand: Get to know these three local artists following in the artistic footsteps of Sam Gilliam. [Capitol File]

  • The Smithsonian American Art Museum names David Voyles as its new director. [East City Art]

  • A new public art exhibition coming to the Alexandria waterfront will feature sound-responsive interaction. [East City Art]

  • Watch a very seasonally appropriate music video for Broke Royals’ “Christmas Cookie Blues.” [Hometown Sounds]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Morgan Baskin (tips? mbaskin@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • A bill that incentivizes businesses to open their restrooms to the public passed the D.C. Council on Tuesday… [Twitter]

  • …as did a bill that will force LLCs to be more transparent about who owns and operates them… [WBJ]

  • …as did a bill to fund $56 million of a redevelopment along Rhode Island Ave. NE. [WBJ]

  • Five D.C. office buildings that lost anchor tenants this year. [Bis Now]

  • Why an enclave of Mormons is worried about being priced out of Virginia. [Twitter]

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

  • The D.C. Council passed a bill to make sports betting legal in the city. [WCP]

  • Washington safety Montae Nicholson was arrested and charged with assault and battery after an alleged assault in Loudoun County. [Loudoun Times-Mirror]

  • The Washington Posthas named its Fall 2018 All-Met teams of the best high school athletes in the region.

  • Trevor Ariza scored 19 points in his return to the Wizards, but Washington lost, 118-110, to the Hawks. [Bullets Forever]

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

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