Slow down the Eisenhower Memorial’s approval process? That’s what Rep. Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Government Oversight and Reform Committee, wants. [Style Blog]

DCRA promises no enforcement while it re-examines its licensing of businesses selling used goods. [Jim Graham]

Politics & Prose’s new owners, one year in. [American Booksellers Association]

Lenny Campello revisits Artomatic, encounters more theft. [Daily Campello]

Style’s summer arts guide is out: Ann Hornaday glosses the Silverdocs slate. The Smithsonian Folklife Festival includes a program on cultural life east of the Anacostia River. Dog & Pony devises a remount of Beertown. And other picks. [Post]

Arts Desk contributor Joe Colly reviews Oddisee‘s recent EP. [Pitchfork]

Chain & The Gang: A Space Odyssey. [City Desk]