A small dose of clarity on the latest puzzling DC Cool ad [City Desk]

The Lanier Heights pop-up saga continues. [GGW]

Two councilmembers weigh in against zoning change for troubled Columbia Heights building. [SALM]

Home flipping is declining, but it’s more profitable than ever. [CityLab]

AG-elect Karl Racine seems open to using eminent domain for stadium deal. [LL]

The D.C. area’s violent crime rate is the lowest of any major metro. [UrbanTurf]

Today on the market: 1BR condo by Thomas Circle—-$374,000