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

Fellow teens, their parents, and clergy members met at Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ yesterday to express support for finding local teens who have disappeared in recent months. They cited ten D.C. girls who are still missing, noting that all of them are black or Latina.


  • Map shows where missing teens were last seen. [NBC4]

  • Since last Friday, a 14-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl have been reported missing. [FOX5, WUSA9, WUSA9]

  • How Trump budget hits employment and business in D.C. region. [WBJ]

  • Mistrial in the 2015 murder of a District high school student. [Post]

  • A 14-month sentence for man who waved a BB gun at the U.S. Capitol. [Post]

  • Damage found on Metro tracks where Petworth residents complain of ground shaking. [WAMU]

  • New concourse and security checkpoints planned for DCA. [WBJ, NBC4]

  • People living near Rhode Island Ave. finally have a bus downtown. [NBC4]

  • Neighbors smelled a gas leak at 10th and Monroe for months. [WUSA9]

  • No tents allowed at Rehoboth beach this summer. [NBC4]

  • “Blue Collar Cats” are available to kill rodents at area businesses. [WBJ]


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

  • Trump budget could short D.C. by $100 million in federal funds. [Times]

  • If passed, city officials say D.C.’s poor would be hardest hit. [Post]

  • Budget also endangers Chesapeake Bay. [NBC4]

  • Charles Allenintros bill to move D.C. primaries to June. [Post]

  • D.C. residents dive into Utah primaries, look to unseat Chaffetz. [WAMU]

  • MPD accepts 33 of 38 audit recommendations for use-of-force policy. [WJLA]

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

  • Check out a new music video from Oddisee. [DC Music Download]

  • Rest in peace local jazz legend Buck Hill. [DCist]

  • There’s a new true crime podcast out about the 1975 disappearance of the Lyon sisters. [Washingtonian]

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

  • A new Italian restaurant opens in Adams Morgan. [PoPville]

  • Chef Tim Ma tracks his food waste for a high-tech challenge. [Eater]

  • A guide to help Washingtonians feel at home in Los Angeles. [Thrillist]

  • Ethiopian restaurant Chercher expands to Arlington. [WBJ]

  • Your next Broadway show could come with a snack. [Post]

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

  • Development opportunity abounds at Poplar Point, on the Anacostia River. [WBJ]

  • The 10 most-expensive homes for sale in the District, mapped. [Curbed DC]

  • Mortgage rates are back up to levels observed at the end of last year. [UrbanTurf]

  • More on the disappointments of D.C.’s main affordable housing fund. [GGW]

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