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

The East Coast is preparing for a storm system expected to bring snow, sleet, rain, and wind to the region. In greater Washington, airports are canceling flights already and a Maryland ski area is preparing to reopen.


  • Also, the cherry blossoms might die. [WTOP]

  • Here’s a video history of recent March snowstorms in D.C. [Post]

  • Bed Bugs! [Hill Rag]

  • How to escape three generations of domestic violence. [Post]

  • Two men died of stab wounds in Southeast D.C. on Saturday. [Post]

  • Georgetown Day teacher arrested for sexual misconduct with a student. [Post]

  • Montclair Library in Va. hosts a weekly “death café” where people talk openly about dying. Refreshments included. [Post]

  • Bicyclist runs into and kills 65-year-old pedestrian in downtown D.C. [NBC4]

  • One of the U Street Metro entrances will close for six months to get new escalators. [WUSA9]

  • Another youth, 15, went missing from Northeast D.C. on Friday. [NBC4]


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

  • House committee renews D.C. voucher program.[Post]

  • ICYMI: Colbert King takes D.C. human services director to task. [Post]

  • Who will replace U.S. Attorney Channing Phillips? [Post]

  • ICYMI: Hate crimes are up in D.C. [FOX5]

  • Bowser takes a pass on digital sign rule. [LL]

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

  • Ten D.C.-based web series you should be watching (and only one of them is about politics!). [DCist]

  • Trying to get Yayoi Kusama tickets again today? Here’s some advice. [Washingtonian]

  • Listen to a Carnival soca-meets-African mix from DJ Maga. [WCP]

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

Young & Hungry is away today.

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

  • Due to funding gaps, future of FBI headquarters still uncertain. [Post]

  • D.C. agency fails to disclose data on slumlord Sanford Capital. [Post]

  • Friday fire displaces more than a dozen Northwest residents. [Post]

  • Home prices in the D.C. metro area see February record. [UrbanTurf]

  • At last: Access to the clock tower on top of Trump Hotel. [Curbed DC]

  • Three-story building planned for corner in Dupont Circle. [Curbed DC]

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