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

A group of six local women have formed an organization with the goal of recognizing women in the food industry, especially for those in leadership positions. “Shining a consistent spotlight on them and highlighting them in the community is worthwhile,” says Pineapple founder Ariel Pasternak. “There are so many layers, and that’s the beauty of the food world. You can’t do this alone, and in creating a community, we can know each other and support one another.” Events, all open to the public, have included a “Food in America” series that highlights underrepresented cuisines in the U.S, such as the Pakistani food from Maryam Jillani, founder of the local blog “Pakistan Eats.”


  • Suspect arrested after teen is shot on Red Lane Sunday afternoon. [WTOP, Post, ABC7]

  • Flash flood watch is in effect for DMV. [ABC7]

  • D.C. teen Brandon Lewis has been missing for more than two weeks. [NBC4]

  • Weekend robberies plague D.C. [NBC4, ABC7]

  • ICYMI: Judge dismisses gun case of arresting officer who wore racist shirt. [Post, ABC7]

  • Va. students are targeted by collection agencies for late tuition payments. [Post, NBC4]

  • On second day of Baltimore Ceasefire, a 24-year-old man is shot and killed. [ABC7]


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

  • Former D.C. Councilmember and mayoral aspirant David Catania weds. [Twitter]

  • ANC commissioner proposes a pedestrian-only zone in Adams Morgan. [Post]

  • City industrial projects in Langdon Park draw lawsuit from ANC commissioner. [DCist]

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

  • Keeperdiscuss their new EP, songwriting, and their love of the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum. [DC Music Download]

  • Making classical music cool again: Groupmuse and the NSO Pops. [DCist]

  • Listen to a new track from Blight Records artist Bruisey Peets. [BYT]

  • The long history of D.C.-set movies and TV shows filmed elsewhere. [WAMU]

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

  • Would you try a chicken skin ice cream sandwich? [WCP]

  • Opponents of proposed downtown strip club Effigytally a win. [WBJ]

  • A foodie bucket list for summer in D.C. [Washingtonian]

  • Taste-testing the hot chicken sandwich at Shake Shack. [Post]

  • Can we get an oyster vending machine? [Eater]

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

  • District officials are trying to encourage development east of the Anacostia River. [WBJ]

  • Judge temporarily blocks construction on controversial Adams Morgan project. [WAMU]

  • More on that legal decision and what it means for Adams Morgan. [Post]

  • The five zip codes in the District where home prices are the least expensive. [UrbanTurf]

  • Two D.C. police officers save an elderly man from a burning home in Northeast. [Post]

  • Online reviewing company Yelp to open 500-employee office near Verizon Center. [Post]

  • Op-ed says D.C. slumlords really aren’t that bad because they house the poor. [Post]

  • Purchaser buys lot next to French ambassador’s residence for $6 million. [Curbed DC]

  • No closing date in sight for RFK Memorial Stadium, with federal action pending. [WTOP]

Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.