Emails suggest possibly illegal coordination between Mayor Vince Gray‘s 2010 campaign and a PAC. [LL]

Harry Reid staffer launches exploratory committee for a Ward 6 run. [Hill Rag, LL]

Strip club wants its own M Street bike lane exemption. [Housing Complex]

Mayor Vince Gray breaks ground on the ampitheatre-less Chuck Brown park. [WAMU]

Pols, Bill Cosby turn out for Ben’s Chili Bowl’s anniversary. [WAMU]

Ralph Nader wants Dupont Circle intersection fixed. [WTOP]

D.C.’s summer of babies being born in weird places continues. [NBC 4]