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The story behind those mysterious bike-lane stencils, revealed! [WCP]

Developer buys big Southwest building, aims to preserve affordable housing. [Post]

Metro is cheaper than driving, says…AAA? [PlanItMetro]

Fourteen-lane bowling alley could open early next year in Georgetown. [Post]

Streetcar testing set to start this weekend on H Street NE. [NBC4]

Residents forced to line up outside in the cold for social services in Anacostia. [CHOTR]

GSA unsure whether outsourcing real estate leasing saved it any money. [WBJ]

Blast from the past: a trippy old Columbia Heights promo website. [New Columbia Heights, innercity.org]

A panoramic 1oo-year-old view of D.C. [Ghosts of DC]

Today on the market: Swanky Dupont condos—-$985,000 and up