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Caps! To celebrate their 3-2 victory over Vegas, Dunkin Donuts is giving away free medium iced coffees to Washingtonians today. City Paper is offering good advice on how you can be a bandwagon fan, as well as a history lesson on the 1974 Caps team. (Remember, too, that there are still many road closures in preparation for the Caps’ homecoming.)


  • The Caps won their first Stanley Cup Final game in the team’s history last night. Here are a few differentrecaps of the game, if you aren’t subscribed to NBC Sports (or even if you are).

  • As St. Elizabeths’ operations have dwindled, so has the hospital’s benighted history for LGBTQ patients. Its name now signals forward-looking real estate development as D.C.’s construction boom barrels east of the Anacostia River, but some of the darkest realities of St. Elizabeths are still largely hidden.

  • A federal study published this week indicates that D.C. students who use vouchers to attend private schools perform “significantly worse” in math than do their public school peers. U.S. Education SecretaryBetsy DeVos has long been a champion of school vouchers.

  • All the rain D.C. got this month caused the roof of a rental building on Iowa Ave. NW to partially collapse, residents say, causing water to leak onto senior residents while they’re sleeping.

  • A close account of exactly what happened when James Hodgkinson fired shots into a group of representatives gathered for the Congressional Baseball Game.

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Elected officials talk recent uptick in homicides, and incumbents differ over data. [WCP]

  • Ward 8 Councilmember Trayon White’s cousin was shot and injured on Tuesday. [Post]

  • White and other District leaders consider strategies that might reduce violence. [WAMU]

  • D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham names new commander of MPD 7th District. [Twitter]

  • But he was reportedly angry that the outgoing commander was not at a presser. [Twitter]

  • Newsham and Ward 8 activist Ron Moten to talk about crime solutions on Kojo. [WAMU]

  • D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine settles wage theft case with KFC franchises. [Twitter]

  • Sierra Club opts not to endorse either candidate in D.C. Council chairman race. [Twitter]

  • In case you couldn’t attend: City Paperheld a packed forum on ballot Initiative 77. [Post]

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

  • In which Jack White surprises Wilson High School students with a surprise set. [Post]

  • Spy vs. Mob Guy(s). [Washingtonian]

  • Flasher talks about their new album and how living in D.C. influences their songs. [Stereogum]

  • Veteran D.C. rapper Flex Matthews is “still learning the strength of music.” [Post]

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

  • Busboys and Poets’ race card initiative stirs up controversy. [WCP]

  • Use water taxis to create a do-it-yourself booze cruise. [WCP]

  • Are these the iconic dishes that define D.C. dining? [OpenTable]

  • Head to Adams Morgan for a ceviche pop-up in June. [PoPville]

  • Well, Chick-fil-a is paying its workers $18 an hour. [Post]

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

  • A D.C. Superior Court judge finds the former owner of a chronically neglected Columbia Heights rental building personally liable for the money needed to make repairs. [WCP]

  • Chipotle will open its first location east of the Anacostia. [WBJ]

  • Hill East residents complain about the noise from public housing residents’ Sunday concerts. [PoPville]

  • Saudi Arabia bought a $43 million estate in Virginia. [Urban Turf]

  • May we all live with the confidence of this listing agent. [Twitter]


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