A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Washington Post requested files to be released from the Jeff Thompson case—specifically, those related to his personal life and suitability as a witness. A judge denied the request, so details about the shadow campaign financier’s sex life will stay behind closed doors for now.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Uber raised its minimum fares. [Post]
- It’s the five-year anniversary of the 5.8-magnitude earthquake, and National Cathedral repairs could still take a decade. [Post]
- New D.C. United stadium renderings [WBJ]
- Panda pics for days [DCist]
- More than 10 percent of D.C. homes are listed for at least $1 million. [WTOP]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
- Chuck Out: Barmini bartender Jose “Chuck” Rivera departs.
- Gear Prudence: I get the stink eye for bringing my bike onto elevators. Should I care?
- Let It Lip: Beef up that #firstsevenjobs contribution by becoming our new Loose Lips columnist. We’re hiring.
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? email@example.com)
- Photos from Friday’s Julie Ruin/Olivia Neutron-John/Sneaks show at Black Cat. [WCP]
- The highlights of D.C.’s upcoming dance season. [DC Theatre Scene]
- Listen to the new project Ocobaya from Protect-U’s Mike Petillo and Aaron Leitko. [WCP]
- Check out photos from the Petworth Park Summer Jam. [BYT]
- At Photoworks Gallery, an otherworldly “Earth.Water.Air” exhibition. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Nine fall restaurant openings [Zagat]
- Sterling, Virginia’s Colada Shop is open [Eater]
- Own it if you like crappy beer [Washingtonian]
- How about some KFC-scented sunscreen? [WTOP]
- Where to find aperol spritzes in D.C. [DC Refined]