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A boy of 13 is in the hospital recovering from stab wounds after an incident at the British International School in Northwest. The suspect, a teen girl, is the daughter of a staff member at the German Embassy and has diplomatic immunity. 


  • Muriel Bowseradministration plans new hospital at St. Elizabeths east campus to replace United Medical Center. [FOX5]

  • After elevator upgrades, the Washington Monument will finally reopen in 2019. [WBJ]

  • “Dreamers” are already fighting Trump’s DACA decision. [Post]

  • D.C. poet Pages Matam reacts to the end of DACA. [WUSA9]

  • A man collapsed and died in the Columbia Heights Metro station early Tuesday. [DCist]

  • 125 cats and dogs rescued during Hurricane Harvey have new homes thanks to Max and Erica Scherzer. [WTOP]

  • U4 Metrobus passenger arrested after spitting at driver. [FOX5]

  • Get out your flannel shirts and boots: Autumn weather is here! [Capital Weather Gang]

  • Protesting in front of Ivanka Trump’s home is probably a waste of time. [Washingtonian]

  • What’s so great about walking in D.C.? Kojo asks a marathoner and an author. [WAMU]


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

  • Mendelson, Grosso, among local pols reacting to Trump’s DACA decision. [ABC7]

  • Here’s what Bus Boys and Poets owner Andy Shallalhas to say about it. [WUSA9]

  • Harriett Tregoning submits plan for self-driving cars. [D.C. Policy Center]

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

  • D.C.’s Black Alley wins the first ever Battle of the Bands at Prince’s Paisley Park. [Star Tribune]

  • Check out photos from this past weekend’s National Book Festival. [BYT]

  • How D.C. nightclubs and bars are creating safe spaces. [Post]

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

  • Get your first sip of made-in-D.C. bourbon. [Washingtonian]

  • Nearby hikes and where to eat after reaching the top. [Eater]

  • Add these local fall festivals to your calendar. [WTOP]

  • A wine critic power ranks cheap wine. [Post]

  • The lack of good movies in theaters is impacting the restaurant business. [NRN]

  • Rooftop bar El Techo is open in Shaw serving tacos, ceviche, and cocktails. [WCP]

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

  • Report that Watergate building spews outsize greenhouse gas is shaky. [WAMU]

  • D.C. Office of Planning gets many more comments on Comp Plan than last time. [WBJ]

  • Study: D.C. area real estate market—along with others in U.S.—is overvalued. [WTOP]

  • The top ten biggest stories of summer 2017 for commercial real estate in D.C. [Bisnow]

  • Hilton brother wants to expand a three-bedroom, four-story Kalorama home. [UrbanTurf]

  • Should dockless bikeshare options be part of the District’s transit infrastructure? [GGW]

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