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

D.C. joined several other cities over the weekend as local protesters gathered spontaneously outside the White House and at Dulles airport to protest Trump’s Muslim ban.


  • A scene from Oliver Twist plays out in real life, here in D.C. [Post]

  • The bedbug infestation at a D.C. public elementary school. [FOX5]

  • How government employees go rogue on Twitter. [WUSA]

  • Counting D.C.’s homeless is an exercise in human connection and compassion. [WAMU]

  • The District now has a Tesla dealership. [WBJ]

  • Truxton Circle residents report hearing a large, unexplained bang last night. [Post]

  • How to remove a plastic jug from a dismayed deer’s head. [Post]

  • Metro has an open house today on fare hikes and cutting bus and rail service. [GGW]

  • Understanding the influence Trump and Congress have over D.C. schools. [Post]

  • A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in NW D.C. last night. [WJLA]

  • Maleyta Carr, 17, is missing. She was last seen Friday on Columbia Road NW. [WUSA]


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

  • Vince Gray being shameless, crime bill roundly panned. [LL]

  • Armchair organizing on Capitol Hill. [Post]

  • Polar Bear challenge targets Trump’s environmental strategies. [DCist]

  • Cyberattack on police surveillance video. [NBC4]

  • Virginia Avenue tunnel project lumbers along. [Post]

  • So you want to be a Racing President? [WTOP]

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

  • After more than 30 years of business, Kemp Mill Music is closing. [TMOTTGOGO]

  • At Flashpoint Gallery, Eames Armstrong‘s paintings aim for the prurient and prude. [WCP]

  • Sweetgreen cancels Sweetlife Festival. [Post]

  • Listen to Backyard Band’s go-go cover ofSolange’s “Cranes in the Sky.” [DC Music Download]

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

  • What will the restaurant industry do without Obamacare? [Post]

  • For god sakes, they pulled the inauguration cake out of the trash. [Eater]

  • Suggestions for Restaurant Week, which begins today. [Washingtonian]

  • Super Bowl to-go options from Northern Virginia restaurants. [Arlington Mag]

  • A guide to the breads of India. [Lucky Peach]

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

  • Douglas Development could bring a big winery and concert venue to Ivy City. [Bisnow]

  • Foxhall home on land once owned by Nelson A. Rockefeller lists for $3.3 million [Post]

  • Anticipating tax reform, investors start to pull out of affordable housing deals. [CityLab]

  • What the D.C. housing market has looked like since the beginning of 2009. [UrbanTurf]

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