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The District’s chief lawyer has asked D.C. Superior Court to hold Sanford Capital in civil contempt for allegedly failing to fix “numerous housing code violations,” including a raw sewage leak, at a 61-unit D.C. property called Terrace Manor. Sanford is concurrently pursuing bankruptcy for Terrace Manor, even though the company sought to remove residents and did not fill vacancies at the once-vibrant property.


  • There is no spike in missing girls in D.C. [Post]

  • Museum of African American History and Culture gets rare photo of Harriet Tubman as a young woman. [NBC4]

  • Georgetown and GWU oppose Trump travel ban in court. [Washingtonian]

  • Alexandria elementary school offers ‘know your rights’ clinic to immigrants. [Post]

  • Gilbert Baker, designer of the gay rights movement’s rainbow flag, dies at 65. [WAMU]

  • LGBT dance party takes its protest parade to Ivanka’s house. [DCist, WUSA9]

  • It’s opening day for the Nationals! [WTOP, NBC4]

  • Bryce Harper and Jayson Werth pose for a photo. [Post]

  • Georgetown is hiring a coach, and Patrick Ewing is a candidate. [Post]

  • Expect a week of volatile weather. [Post]

  • Missing N.C. girl found in D.C. [Post,WTOP]

  • Kyerra Lattimore, 15, has been missing for one week. [WUSA9]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Jeffrey Anderson (tips?

  • VA and MD need to step up on Metro, Bowsersays. [Post]

  • Jaffe: Will there be justice in the Catherine Fuller case? [NBC4]

  • D.C. struggling to end traffic fatalities. [DCist]

  • Could it be because we rank so high in cell-distracted drivers? [DCist]

  • Take the hard hat tour of Beach Drive reconstruction. [WAMU]

  • Robotics competitions are a means to promote STEM learning. [WUSA9]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips?

  • Verses Records releases new compilation benefiting Planned Parenthood. [DC Music Download]

  • Washington Project for the Arts director Peter Nesbett addresses the controversy surrounding this year’s auction. [WCP]

  • National Theatre announces 2017/2018 season. [DCTheatreScene]

  • As does Signature Theatre. [DCTheatreScene]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips?

  • H Street NE is getting a Will Ferrell pop-up bar. [DCist]

  • Nine places to eat before a game at Nats Park. [DC Refined]

  • ThinkFoodGroup merges its shareholders under a single umbrella. [WBJ]

  • Emotions flare when a North Carolina restaurant bans kids. [Post]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips?

  • Housing Complex is out today.

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