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Tenants of low-income housing complex Brookland Manor face eviction by their landlord for allegedly being late on their rents, or, in some cases, paying $25 less than what they owe. The mounting lawsuits come as the complex’s owner readies hundreds of units for redevelopment into retail space, parks, and smaller, more expensive residences.


  • D.C. police say they’ve arrested a 19-year-old in connection with the killing of another teen. [Post, WTOP]
  • Half a dozen youth were charged with robberies and attempted robberies across the city last week. [FOX5]
  • Firefighters rescued an elderly woman and a cat from an apartment fire on Bladensburg Road NE. [WTOP]
  • Police are looking for 12-year-old boy who’s been missing from Southeast since last week. [NBC4, FOX5]
  • A woman wins more than $500,000 after a jury found that a D.C. Chipotle discriminated against her. [Slate]
  • After Vincent Orange steps down, will the D.C. Council weigh campaign finance and side jobs? [WAMU]
  • The Federal Transit Administration sharply criticizes Metro’s track inspections in a report. [Post, The Hill]


  • I’ve Totally Never Done This: Some patrons are faking their dog’s status as an emotional support animal.
  • Stolen Bikes and Sweaty Gloves: Gear Prudence considers whether to store a nice bike outside and more.
  • PB&J BBQ Wings: You read that right. Takoda on Florida Avenue NW offers these semi-nostalgic treats.

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Robert White feels sure he’ll fill Vincent Orange‘s seat… [Times]
  • …But Orange isn’t happy about it. [Post]
  • And neither is Times columnist Deborah Simmons. [Times]
  • No charges in Options charter case. [Post]
  • Kaya Henderson talks DCPS. [WAMU]
  • More schools go to early summer start. [Post]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Michael Jordan gives $5 million to the African American Museum, the largest single donation the museum has received thus far. [Post]
  • After three years, The Welders prepare for their first handoff. [DC Theatre Scene]
  • Dispatches from the record store crawl. [DCist]
  • At the American University Museum, a look at North and South Korean art. [WCP]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Dubbing Smoked & Stacked fast food means delays. [Post]
  • Too far? Try wine by the spoon at Trump’s D.C. Hotel. [Washingtonian]
  • Tasty Burger and Chipotle spar over a similar concept. [Eater]
  • Speaking of, DCist’s first look at Tasty Burger. [DCist]
  • A deli will open under Takoda. [PoPville]