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LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
The District is preparing to lift its ban on stun guns after a court challenge. [WAMU]
A robber used a stun gun on a woman he robbed in Cleveland Park Friday. [Post]
The D.C. Council is considering putting the kibosh on powdered alcohol. [AP]
A person was stabbed Sunday afternoon in the heart of Columbia Heights. [Borderstan]
New parking meter rates in Chinatown and Penn Quarter begin today. [WTOP]
Sidewalk cycling in D.C.: Is it OK? [NPR]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Fried Chicken Waffle Cones: You can get these at Service Bar DCstarting Thursday.
Northeast Rising: A nine-story, mixed-use building is planned for Benning Road NE.
“No Man’s Land”: Review: A new exhibit at the National Museum of Women in the Arts.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Developers are unhappy with D.C. United stadium design. [WBJ]
Columnist: new DCPS chancellor shouldn’t eliminate teacher home visits. [Post]
Council mulls legal help for housing lawsuits. [Post]
No historic designation for Cap Hill block. [WAMU]
Cops: Watch out for bike thieves in Shaw. [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? email@example.com)
Watch a Tiny Desk Concert with D.C.’s RDGLDGRN. [NPR Music]
On his new album, pannist Victor Provost proves he’s a jazz star. [WCP]
The history of gay black counterculture at the African American Museum. [Bandwidth]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
There’s more to Michelin that doesn’t add up. [Post]
Must-try dishes at Sweet Home Cafe. [Zagat]
Meet the founders of Cotton & Reed. [Capitol File]
Where to eat during the debate Wednesday. [Eater]
Trouble in paradise for Beam distilleries. [WTOP]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? email@example.com)
JBG is looking to sell a 84,000-square-foot building at K and 16th streets NW. [WBJ]
Could an Exxon site near the Key Bridge serve the Georgetown gondola? [UrbanTurf]
D.C. lawmakers moved forward bills designed to reform rent control. [Housing Complex]
Map: Where to find subsidized, affordable housing in the District. [Housing Complex]