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During rush hour Tuesday—the first day of Pope Francis’s visit to D.C.—a power outage along the Metro’s Green and Yellow lines suspended service and trapped more than 250 people in a tunnel between the Columbia Heights and Georgia Avenue–Petworth stations. No injuries were reported, though this is Metro’s second outage this week.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • A man shot near 14th and V streets NW last night has died, marking D.C.’s 116th homicide this year. [Post]
  • Crowd-goers following the pope today and tomorrow may experience cell phone disruptions. [City Desk]
  • D.C. Councilmember David Grosso has proposed a bill that aims to prevent student suicide. [City Desk]
  • In other Council news: Ward 2’s Jack Evans defends personal trainers from regulations, and Mayor Muriel Bowser gets a $23 million supplemental budget to expand anti-crime and job programs. [Loose Lips, Post]
  • “Shaw” is getting a Whole Foods as part of a 352-unit apartment building at 965 Florida Ave. NW. [WBJ]

RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • D.C. Council approves Muriel Bowser‘s $23 million in supplemental budgeting. [Post]
  • Jack Evans fights personal trainer regulations. [LL]
  • Council clears the way for Whole Foods in Shaw. [WBJ]
  • Hey, you—want to hear a Jim Graham joke? [LL]
  • Post your papal Instagrams later, please. [City Desk]
  • David Grosso pitches anti-suicide measures. [City Desk]
  • Jack EvansBrianne Nadeau, Brandon Todd, and others make Blade‘s short list for best councilmember. [Blade]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Cuneyt Dil

  • With Council approving land deal, 106 new affordable housing units and Whole Foods coming to “Shaw.” [WBJ]
  • NoMa wants to invest $50 million in new parks. But soaring property prices are an obstacle to plans. [GGW]
  • 130-mixed use development proposed in Anacostia [Curbed]
  • Developers get creative on busy H Street NE [WBJ]
  • Prepare for Uber surge pricing during pope’s visit [Post]
  • Pentagon Centre redevelopment plans approved [WBJ]
  • Park(ing) Day success across the region [GGW]
  • Metrorail car shortage [GGW]

ARTS LINKS, by Cuneyt Dil

  • National Mall will get its first major fest in Landmark Festival soon. NPS wants to remind you: no weed smoking, selfie sticks, or drones! [DCist]
  • Dupont Circle needs Arts All Night volunteers [Borderstan]
  • Free D.C. events this weekend [BYT]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Cuneyt Dil

  • BBQ joint DCity Smokehouse teams up to open Wicked Bloom DC Social Club [Y&H]
  • Bar Deco turns Chinatown’s Bulletin Building into eatery with rooftop patio [Y&H]
  • Restaurants celebrating Yom Kippur in D.C. [Washingtonian]
  • Columbia Room resurrection moves forward in Shaw [PoPville]
  • Candy store “cafe and bar” coming to Union Station [Hill Now]
  • Tracking D.C.’s summer restaurant openings [Eater]