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Catholic University’s campus was on lockdown for an hour last night while police searched for a suspect who drove into D.C. after a shooting and robbery in Silver Spring. Marlow Jenard Johnson ran from his vehicle into the woods near the Brookland Ridge apartments on Taylor Street NE and was later apprehended. The building is across the street from the northern boundary of Catholic University’s campus. The lockdown was lifted around 3:30 a.m.


  • A sexual assault suspect tampered with his monitoring device, allowing him to attack another woman. When officers arrived to arrest him, he ran from the house in the nude. [Fox5, DCist]

  • Will high-speed transit projects bring D.C. and Baltimore together? [WAMU]

  • Shenandoah entrance fees could increase by $45 under Trumpadministration proposal. [Washingtonian]

  • D.C. men are trying to unlearn their toxic masculinity. [The Cut]

  • Three people injured in Tuesday afternoon shooting on Pomeroy Road SE. [NBC4]

  • Protester arrested after throwing small Russian flags at President Trump. [Post]

  • Events DC needs a booker for its St. Elizabeths site. [WBJ]

  • Talking escalators coming to Metro stations remind riders to stand on the right. [WTOP]

  • The ’Skins have the worst Monday Night Football record over the past 20 years. [Post]

  • George Mason Memorial in East Potomac Park to get year-long restoration. [WTOP]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips? jeff.anderson@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Ballot initiative could drive down prescription drug prices. [WAMU]

  • NPR and WAMU launch curated, one-hour version of news analysis show 1A. [WAMU]

  • Churches push back on exorbitant Clean Rivers surcharge. [NBC4]

  • Out-of-school time programs show gaps and barriers in Wards 7 and 8. [D.C. Policy Center]

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

  • Bridge Street Books founder and proprietor Philip Levy dies at 72. [Post]

  • Tina Fey discusses Mean Girls in advance of its first preview. [NBC4]

  • Listen to the first single from Beware of the Dangers, the new solo project from Young RapidsDan Gleason. [Post-Trash]

  • ReDistricted, a new digital comic anthology, chronicles moments in D.C. history. [DCist]

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

  • SAX Restaurant and Lounge’s new burlesque show has a “shower lounge.” [WCP]

  • There’s more to do than drink at bars these days. Like play tennis. [Post]

  • D.C.’s communal dining experiences help diners meet new people. [Eater]

  • People are still stealing Rose’s Luxury’s memorable bathroom sign. [DCist]

  • D.C.’s hot dog scene is booming. [Zagat]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper)

  • How do D.C.’s building height restrictions compare to other cities? [GGW]

  • Developers, including local ones, invest in on-site entertainment. [CityLab]

  • Goodbye, Hooters: Older stores and restaurants are leaving Chinatown. [Bisnow]

  • Commercial development planned at intersection of Good Hope Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE. [UrbanTurf]

  • Vacant land behind a Ward 7 middle school will become an urban farm. [NextCity]

  • Whitman-Walker redevelopment will now be delivered in 2019. [UrbanTurf]

  • In a weak rental market, D.C. landlords offer move-in-ready office spaces. [Bisnow]

  • Deanwood remains a hot real estate market for D.C. buyers. [UrbanTurf]

  • Nonprofit affordable housing developer hosts fundraiser on Nov. 8. [MANNA]

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