A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to email@example.com.
D.C. police say an officer shot and killed a 31-year-old Maryland man who crashed a motorcycle into a cop cruiser early Sunday morning. Authorities had stopped the man near 3rd and M streets NW after witnesses saw him driving erratically in Adams Morgan earlier that morning. Police are investigating the incident, and the firing officer has been placed on administrative leave.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
No major Martin Luther King Jr. artifacts will be at the new African American museum. [Post]
Metro Board Chairman and D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans says no to fare hikes. [WTOP]
A man was critically injured this morning in a shooting near schools in Columbia Heights. [NBC4]
A man died Sunday after crashing into a light pole on the D.C.-Maryland border. [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
The Other 9/11 Memorial: 184 stainless steel and granite benches sit near the Pentagon.
It’s All a Facade: Neighbors want to preserve storefronts along the H Street NE corridor.
Over Before You Know It: More short reviews from the DC Shorts Film Festival.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Judge, deputy mayor scrap over Muriel Bowser‘s comments on the justice system. [Post]
Artists campaign for non-existent city office. [WAMU]
D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson gets a home in Hill East. [Capitol Hill Corner]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? email@example.com)
For some reason, Bob Dylanis building a giant iron gate for the National Harbor casino. [DC Music Download]
Hot take: The Starship Enterprise does not belong in the Smithsonian. [Washingtonian]
Vote for Sheldon! For… D.C. Arts Office? [WAMU]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Masseria’s Nick Stefanelli to open second restaurant at The Wharf. [Post]
The new Bullfrog Bagels is so much more. [Washingtonian]
Check out Aperto, now open in Foggy Bottom. [Eater]
Wine and pizza pairings. [WTOP]
Could the fancy coffee craze boost engineering? [NPR]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? email@example.com)
A D.C.-born author reflects on gentrification and demographic changes. [The Guardian]
How District landlords attempt to push out Latino tenants, particularly older ones. [WCP]
40 to 50 units are proposed for the 14th Street corridor near Florida Avenue. [UrbanTurf]
A D.C. charter school wins a notable architectural award for sustainability. [Curbed DC]
Grandfamilies (those headed by a grandparent) face significant housing struggles. [Afro]