Minty-fresh. (Lydia DePillis)

Bowser’s getting serious about bringing back the vacant property tax. [WBJ]

People in suits have fun with dirt. [ANC801]

A friendly reminder that D.C. still wants to save you money on a house. [Redfin]

Barnes Dance not a cure-all. [GGWash]

Walgreens rejected by Van Ness citizens, coming anyway. [DCMud]

Large church community center threatening historic D.C. Civil War battlefield. [WaPo]

Matt Yglesias weighs in on the Big Bear battle. [Yglesias]

Today on the market: $399,000 on P Street SW.