Amazing photos of Columbia Heights after the 1968 riots. [Ghosts of DC]

Shadow Sen. Paul Strauss scuffles with D.C. Council over emergency housing bill. [Post]

For $1.4 million, a beat-up house on a whimsically named street. [Washingtonian]

What the 7000-series Metro cars look like with passengers. [GGW]

But many riders don’t care much about the new trains. [Post]

Despite Metro proximity, NIH insists on tons of parking in Bethesda. [WBJ]

Today on the market: 5BR house in Barnaby Woods—-$1,399,000