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Members of the Million Mask March, an annual anti-capitalist demonstration, spray-painted the word “corrupt” on FBI headquarters and also defaced Trump’s new hotel on Saturday. D.C. police arrested two men. They were charged with vandalism and resisting arrest.


  • The White House was on lockdown after armed man was arrested nearby. [AP, NBC4]

  • Gondolas, ferries, and bullet trains could ease Washington transit woes. [Post]

  • Woman walks seven miles home from work each day because she hates traffic. [Post]

  • D.C. may sell its abandoned, crumbling buildings in Anacostia historic district. [WAMU]

  • Gentrification forces non-profits helping D.C. residents to shift or reduce services. [Post]

  • Grand jury investigation opened in fatal police shooting of Terrence Sterling. [Fox5]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Muriel Bowser promotes security camera network. [Post]

  • Yvette Alexander on The Politics Hour. [WAMU]

  • Zoning Commission considers NoMa project. [WBJ]

  • Latinos ponder why there’s never been a Hispanic councilmember. [Post]

  • Residents talk police relations at hearing. [Post]

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

  • We Were Black Clouds, formerly just Black Clouds, are back after a 14-month hiatus. [DC Music Download]

  • Listen to the first song off the debut EP from D.C. power-pop quartet Bad Moves. [Brooklyn Vegan]

  • Read a Q+A with local comedian Jelani Wills. [Borderstan]

  • The NSO’s new incoming director Gianandrea Noseda leads the orchestra in an exuberant, messy Romeo & Juliet. [WCP]

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

  • Get used to ticketed dinners. [Washingtonian]

  • Citric acid is a legit cocktail ingredient. [Post]

  • These restaurants love you enough to have free Wi-Fi. [Eater]

  • Brookland could get fried chicken and barbecue. [WBJ]

  • D.C.’s rising star pastry chefs. [DC Refined]

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

Housing Complex links will return next Friday.