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You might not have liked yesterday’s snow, but Bei Bei sure did. And that’s all that matters.


  • Metropolitan Police Department officers have arrested the fourth person in connection with the murder of 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson. Officers charged 24-year-old Southeast man Mark Tee Price with first-degree murder while armed.

  • Will this be the year D.C. learns how to operate with a flurry of snow? Guess not. A number of schools around D.C. have delayed schedules for class because of wintry weather. Here’s a full list of them.

  • What you need to know about Ward 7 Councilmember Vince Gray’s effort to speed up the delivery of a hospital east of the Anacostia River, and how George Washington University is twisting the city’s arm to do it.

  • The school with the best attendance rates in D.C. is one that doesn’t require kids to come to class. Friendship Public Charter School Online is a K-8 virtual school that only requires students to come to the brick and mortar school on Thursdays. Read WAMU’s report about the school giving kids more flexibility.

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

  • Green Team member and amateur instigator Josh Lopez is using his textin’ thumbs to get himself out of trouble this time. [Washington Jewish Week]

  • The kids are alright. And they’re not done fighting for the right to vote. [DCist]

  • The Special Election in Ward 4 for the State Board of Education will be December 4. [D.C. BOE]

  • Protestors marched last night in memory of pedestrians who’ve been killed in collisions with cars. Councilmember Charles Allen, who joined them, called on the city to do more to protect pedestrians and cyclists. [Twitter]

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

  • ICYMI: D.C. restaurant workers can find themselves short the mental health help they need to stay in the profession they love. [WCP]

  • Ventnor Sports Cafe’s last day in business after 14 years in Adams Morgan is Nov. 28. [WCP]

  • D.C. gains a new wine bar the Friday after Thanksgiving. [WCP]

  • There’s now a place to find Yorkshire pudding. [Washingtonian]

  • Proceed with caution when handling your turkey. [Post]

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

  • Syrian actress Raghad Makhlouf shares her story in The Welders’ new Pericles adaptation. [WCP]

  • Dancers and dreamers shine in Signature’s Billy Elliot. [WCP]

  • How local artist Yoko K. Sen uses experimental music to alleviate suffering for patients in hospitals. [DCist]

  • Listen to new music from Donna Slash, Jax Deluca, and other local artists. [WCP]

  • Fifteen traffic boxes in Hyattsville have been transformed by artists. [East City Art]

  • The National Gallery offers a peek into the early works of Gordon Parks. [WCP]

  • Film review #1: El Angel is a cool but ultimately vacant film. [WCP]

  • Film review #2: Widows flips the script on the heist genre. [WCP]

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

  • The law allowing the District to purchase residential buildings is finally being implemented 10 years after it passed. [WAMU]

  • More subcontractors say they haven’t been paid for their work on The Line Hotel. [Twitter]

  • NoMa’s first (dog friendly!) park will open this weekend. [Curbed]

  • This website aims to map out the history of housing segregation in D.C. [DC Line]

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

  • A spectator’s guide to the semi-local JFK 50 Mile ultramarathon race this Saturday. [WCP]

  • D.C. United faces some big challenges in following up its historic 2018 season. [WCP]

  • Josh Norman is giving away free tickets for the NFL game at FedEx Field this Sunday. [NBC Sports Washington]

  • The Wizards are aiming for their fourth-straight win tonight against the Brooklyn Nets. [Bullets Forever]

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


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