A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to email@example.com.
Tragically, D.C.’s homeless school children are being punished for not being able to afford school uniforms, or for wearing dirty ones when they have no way to wash.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
John Hinckley Jr., who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan, gets released soon. [Post]
Ward 7 residents came together for a vigil Wednesday after a double homicide. [DCist]
Report: Just 10 of D.C.’s public and charter schools are meeting PE requirements. [Post]
More on Tropical Storm Hermine, the effects of which will follow a splendid Friday. [Post]
The Red Line’s Rhode Island Avenue Metro station will be closed through Friday while the transit agency looks into why debris fell from the mezzanine ceiling twice this week. [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
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Dine Dance Revolution: How do some restaurants transform from eateries into clubs?
More Sushi: Chef “Yoshi” Ota will open Sushi Gakyu downtown by the end of the year.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Muriel Bowser gets her Mary Cheh inquisition. [LL]
More on Cheh’s hearing. [WAMU]
Donald Trump‘s sanctuary cities policy could affect the District. [WAMU]
Cop advances gay discrimination case. [Blade]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? email@example.com)
A guide to this year’s Page-to-Stage Festival at the Kennedy Center. [DC Theatre Scene]
Does the future of go-go in D.C. lie at the Howard Theatre? [Post]
Museum of the Bible and the Spy Museum are driving the push to get people to visit private museums south of the National Mall. [Washingtonian]
At the Sackler Gallery, Michael Joo’s large-scale “Perspectives” works don’t quite work in the gallery’s awkward space. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
The hottest restaurants in D.C. right now. [Eater]
Here’s a primer on cider, so hot right now. [DC Refined]
Catch up on restaurant openings and closings [Post]
Comparing two splurge dinners, Pineapple & Pearls vs. Metier [Zagat]
The top trends in wine right now. [WTOP]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? email@example.com)
A dispute over rent “concessions” makes rent control seem arbitrary. [Housing Complex]
16th Street Heights is hot, and gets some love from the daily. [Post]
A Capitol Hill resident wants to exercise her TOPA rights by selling them off. [UrbanTurf]
Georgetown University submits its 20-year campus plan to officials. [Housing Complex]