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D.C.: Much more than just a government town. [Atlantic Cities]

Send the streetcar to Silver Spring, not Takoma. [GGW]

Hyatt Place hotel headed to E Street SW. [WBJ]

Columbia Heights’ Carlos Rosario school may be designated historic. [SALM]

Future of CCNV shelter raises concerns. [WJLA]

Frontiers house goes from $100,000 to $1 million to $800,000. [UrbanTurf]

The Washington Monument will go dark after this weekend. [DCist]

Is the $1.3 million New York Avenue bridge art a waste of money? [WJLA]

Changes could come to Rhode Island Avenue buses. [RIA Insider]

Today on the market: Southwest Waterfront condo