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Someone spray-painted the recently opened Trump Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue with “Black Lives Matter,” “No Justice,” and with the word “Peace” crossed out. A video of a man etching the message Saturday afternoon spread on social media. (Reminder: It’s roughly one month until the election.)
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
Fact-check: Is the new Trump Hotel really “under budget and ahead of schedule?” [Post]
A neighborhood near Rock Creek Park fights to keep its DIY traffic signs and wins. [Post]
Transport DC, a local paratransit service, returns with a few tweaks. [WAMU]
In another sign the end is near, food delivery robots will arrive in D.C. soon. [Washingtonian]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Left Behind: As Kaya Henderson departs D.C. Public Schools, students still struggle.
Winespeak: Sommeliers at some of the District’s hottest restaurants are changing tacks.
D.C.’s Broken Parole System: Judges, attorneys, and activists are calling for reform.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
Post ed board backs death with dignity bill. [Post]
Health Link rates win approval. [WBJ]
Considering the District’s changing politics. [WSJ]
Percentage of black residents declines west of the Anacostia. [Post]
More litter ticket woes. [Post]
Former development boss making moves in Atlanta. [WBJ]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
More tickets for the African American Museum released. [DCist]
Get to know the local producer Flash Frequency. [DC Music Download]
Listen to new music by Governess and Infinity Crush. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? email@example.com)
Bon Appétit’s Adam Rapoport explains why D.C. has the best food. [WTOP]
D.C. will be the pilot U.S. city for a robot food delivery service. [Washingtonian]
Where to find ramen in unexpected places. [Eater]
Rum is so hot right now. [DC Refined]
Chuy’s opens tomorrow in Rockville. [Bethesda Beat]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
More than 75 townhouse units are planned near Catholic University. [Housing Complex]
Cleveland Park gets an accessory dwelling unit thanks to zoning reform. [UrbanTurf]
Study: Navy Yard is one of the hottest markets for rental developments in the U.S. [Post]
Advocates rallied this weekend for more affordable housing funds. [Housing Complex]
How will the 2016 presidential election affect real estate in the nation’s capital? [Post]
If all goes smoothly, D.C. will soon take over much of Walter Reed. [Housing Complex]