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One hundred years ago, D.C. was home to several major breweries—one with a 1,000-seat beer garden attached. Today breweries are on the rise in the District again. In this year’s Beer Issue, learn about D.C.’s beer scene in 1917, 3 Stars Brewing Company’s fifth anniversary, a self-guided beer crawl within Nats Park, and more.


  • Gary Montgomery found not guilty in 2012 murder of JaParker Deoni Jones. [Post]

  • Judge denies resentencing request for D.C. Sniper Lee Boyd Malvo. [Fox5, NBC4]

  • More anti-semitic graffiti found, this time in Georgetown. [DCist]

  • Smithsonian Castle evacuated after electrical fire. No artifacts damaged. [NBC4, WTOP]

  • Trump White House removes secret Obama-era Bikeshare station. [Washingtonian]

  • Regular folks can finally visit D.C.’s Mormon Temple…in 2020. [NBC4, Bethesda Beat]

  • Duke Ellington School for the Arts’ renovation cost $100 million more than expected. [Post]

  • White presenter at DCPS training refers to Southeast students as “those” children. [Post]

  • Caps top J.D. Power survey of best D.C. fan experience. [WTOP]

  • Pot activist Adam Eidinger, who gave away joints on 4/20, won’t be charged. [DCist]

  • Horrible conditions inside Deanwood firehouse prompt DC Fire and EMS review. [FOX5]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips?

  • ANC commissioner barks about crime, Bowser bites with defensive comments. [WUSA9]

  • D.C. Special Ops Division specializes in de-escalating protests. [WAMU]

  • Bike commuters in D.C. save the most money. [DCist]

  • Leonsis entertainment company merging with data privacy firm in London. [WBJ]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips?

  • Watch the music video for Sneaks’ “Future.” [Merge Records]

  • A gallery show worth trekking out to the suburbs for: John Aquilino at Artists & Makers Studios 2. [East City Art]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, byLaura Hayes (tips?

  • Introducing the Capital One Cafe: a bank, eatery, and co-working concept. [WBJ]

  • A California brewer to set up shop near Union Market. [WTOP]

  • How to score free doughnuts on Friday. [Washingtonian]

  • A guide to what’s coming to the District Wharf. [Eater]

  • Where to find canned wine in D.C. [Post]

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

  • Plans: Providence Hospital in Northeast is to be transformed into “health village.” [WBJ]

  • The D.C. Zoning Commission is set to approve contested seminary project. [UrbanTurf]

  • Vacant school downtown to become child development center, class space. [UrbanTurf]

  • Which apartments you can rent in D.C. on either side of $2,000 a month. [UrbanTurf]

  • New luxury condos in historic Dupont Circle are priced at around $1 million. [Post]

  • Neighborhood profile: Adams Morgan and its multicultural history. [Post]

  • Are Tenleytown neighbors using historic preservation to prevent development? [GGW]

  • Why there are so many houses of worship up and down DC.’s 16th Street NW. [DCist]

  • Georgetown’s commercial market is doing well despite expected competition. [Bisnow]

  • Metro hires real estate firm to consolidate its properties and possibly sell HQ. [Bisnow]

  • Conservative think tank Heritage Foundation plans new extension of HQ. [Curbed DC]

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