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Pinch your pennies: Water bills going up by 30 cents to pay for flood relief fund. [WJLA]

The maker of the Bushmaster rifle doesn’t like suburban sprawl. [TNR]

And the New Republic is moving to new digs on 9th Street NW. [WBJ]

Residents of 25 cities can now check out their Bike Scores. [Walk Score]

CityCenter gets its skywalks. [DC Metrocentric]

It’s not just smart growth that relies on the government. [GGW]

D.C.’s chief librarian wins the Thomas Jefferson Award for Public Architecture. [AIA]

Chinatown regulars are practiced Barnes Dancers. Here’s the dance’s history. [Atlantic Cities]

Today on the market: A cozy home just a block from the freeway!