The Capital Weather Gang’s got an (un)inspiring message for Tuesday’s bad weather, which is hazy with heat indexes approaching 105.


  • A coalition of attorneys general that includes D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine won a preliminary court order blocking the nationwide distribution of online plans for 3D-printed guns.  

  • The second suspect in the fatal shooting of 10-year-old Makiyah Wilson, 21-year-old Quentin Michals, turned himself in to the Metropolitan Police Department early Monday morning. MPD previously issued a warrant for his arrest on a charge of first-degree murder. On Saturday, police arrested 20-year-old Qujuan Thomas.

  • Metro inspected more than 200 train cars, all 5000- or 6000-series, after a Silver Line train came apart on Saturday while carrying passengers. This type of separation is “extremely unusual,” WTOP reports.

  • Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis is sharing the joy of team’s Stanley Cup victory. Approximately 500 full-time employees who worked for Monumental Sports and Entertainment on June 7—the day the Caps won the Stanley Cup—received an email on Monday with the news that they’ll be fitted for Stanley Cup championship rings.


  • Your guide to the National Book Festival, courtesy of WAMU.

  • Missed connection: “Delicious hipster at L’Enfant metro plaza. To the gorgeous bearded guy at L’Enfant plaza (where we boarded yellow line together)… loved the eye contact. Wish you would have asked for my number!” [craigslist]

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Morgan Baskin (tips?

  • Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans was blocked by Wikipedia for making changes to his own page. [DCist]

  • A heartbreaking dispatch from the courtroom where two of the alleged gunmen in Makiyah Wilson’s death appeared for an initial hearing. [Post]

  • Metro terminated a janitorial contractor for having marijuana in his backpack. [Post]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips?

  • Make the most out of your first meal at new Vietnamese restaurant Bún DC. [WCP]

  • Sushi Taro Chef Nobu Yamazaki to open a restaurant at The Wharf with Social Restaurant Group. [WCP]

  • How to eat at four pricey restaurants for less. [Post]

  • Can two new queer bars deliver on their promise of inclusivity? [DCist]

  • Defining a “great restaurant city.” [Eater]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips?

  • The National Book Festival is coming up. Here’s everything you need to know. [WAMU]

  • If you’re wondering who is responsible for the “Surrender Donald” tag on the bridge (you know the one) on the beltway, it was this dude. [Washingtonian]

  • Looking for some new tunes? WTOP has a nice roundup of notable new local releases you should check out. [WTOP]

  • Set-Up Shop, a new docu-series, chronicles D.C.’s new entrepreneurs of color. [AFRO]

  • Behind the art of local beer cans and labels. [WAMU]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Morgan Baskin (tips?

  • Barry Farm tenants received a letter last week notifying them of “lead-based paint hazards” identified during a recent inspection of the property. [WCP]

  • “Noxious fumes” in a luxury Navy Yard apartment building prompted a stop-work order. [WTOP]

  • Opinion: DCPL needs an audit. [DC Line]

  • Is living outside of “downtown” D.C. really cheaper? [Urban Turf]

SPORTS LINKS, by Kelyn Soong (tips?

  • Former Georgetown University runner Andrea Keklak won the inaugural Taco Mile hosted by November Project DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser, DC Parks and Recreation, along with Pacers Running, District Taco and Shake Shack at Kenilworth Park on Sunday. Keklak, 24, ate four tacos and ran one mile in 7 minutes 52 seconds. [RunWashington]

  • Elena Delle Donne and Kristi Toliver are leading the way for the Mystics, but rookie Ariel Atkins has exceeded expectations since being the surprise seventh overall pick in the WNBA draft. [WCP]

  • Howard University senior Latroya Pinawill compete for Cape Verde in the 2020 Olympics. [WTOP]

HAPPENING TODAY, by Kayla Randall (tips?

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