A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

Every day, leaders from Metro, MPD, and D.C. Public Schools get on the phone to talk about brewing disputes among the city’s teens and strategize for a safe commute home.


  • Metrobus drivers aren’t thrilled with student behavior either. [WUSA9]

  • AmeriCorps members will dress as dinosaurs and roam D.C. to protest cuts to national service Wednesday. [DCist, YouTube]

  • Premium seating area at Audi Field looks very fancy, but who will use it? [WBJ]

  • Watch out, Red Line riders: A man exposed himself to an underage girl on the train Monday. [WTOP]

  • Drivers spend up to 65 hours a year searching for parking in D.C. [WTOP]

  • Police arrest suspect who allegedly kidnapped a woman at Adams Morgan’s Club Heaven & Hell. [NBC4]

  • Trea Turner returns to Nats’ starting lineup and their three-game win streak continues. [Post]

  • Contractor opens new mentoring and play center for kids in Northeast. [WUSA9]


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

  • LaHoodsays WMATA should slash its board to five members. [WAMU]

  • Sharpton leads peaceful protest march against Trump. [Times]

  • While “Stop Killing Us” rallies against racism, police misconduct. [WUSA9]

  • Simmons to the antifa movement: Calm down. [Times]

  • On the 1975 pressmen’s strike, and the Post’s re-write of history. [Huffington Post]

  • How D.C. public schools get their names. [GGW]

  • Milloy reflects on a WWII vet who died alone. [Post]

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

  • The Newseum’s president and chief executive Jeffrey Herbst steps down amid financial review. [Post]

  • …Which makes one wonder: Is the Newseum fucked? [Post]

  • …And if it is, perhaps it deserves to die. [Politico]

  • Quotidian Theatre announces its 2017/2018 season. [DC Theatre Scene]

  • Columbia, Md. is getting a new music, art, and tech festival: OPUS 1. [Washingtonian]

  • Listen to a new track by sitcom-core electropop duo The Electric Grandmother. [WCP]

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

  • D.C.’s own José Andrés arrives in Houston to cook for Harvey victims. [Eater Houston]

  • Eat lobster rolls with a view starting Friday at Crimson View. [Washingtonian]

  • Even Cracker Barrel is cashing in on the fast-casual trend. [Post]

  • Let this hot sauce taste test lead you to the fiery condiment of your dreams. [BYT]

  • How will Harvey impact restaurant sales? [NRN]

  • Reservation platform OpenTable may be suffering. [NYT]

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

  • Barry Farm residents and activists sue D.C. Housing Authority, developers. [DCist, WBJ]

  • D.C. employer The Advisory Board Company reaches $2.6 billion sale deal. [WBJ]

  • Upcoming Southwest Wharf development will feature several local boutiques. [WBJ]

  • Alleyway off Orleans Place NE featured prominently in D.C. crack years. [Atlas Obscura]

  • Ward 4 neighbors fight back against anti-immigrant flyers with chalk art. [GGW]

  • The D.C. area only trails Connecticut in share of millionaire families. [Curbed DC]

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