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Mayor Muriel Bowser has rolled back some aspects of her plan to make police body camera footage widely available to the public, renewing a debate over transparency and citizens’ right to privacy.


  • A 65-year-old man died five days after a Metro bus ran over one of his legs after he exited the vehicle. [City Desk]
  • The Pope is coming, and Metro is expecting “possibly hours” of delays during his visit. [The Hill, WUSA9]
  • Planned Parenthood’s forthcoming clinic next to an elementary school is raising concerns about kids. [Post]
  • Capitol Hill residents will soon be able to load up on “Two-Buck Chuck” at a new Trader Joe’s. [WBJ]
  • CityCenterDC’s Fig & Olive restaurant may have been the source of a salmonella-like outbreak. [Post]


  • Adams Morgan Day Redux: After facing cancellation this year, the neighborhood festival returns Sunday.
  • “Fancified Stadium Food”: That’s what the Prospect—a new sports bar opening on U Street—promises.
  • Dupont Gets Mediterranean: Fast-casual chain Cava Grill will open in Dupont Circle this spring.

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

  • Councilmembers say new Muriel Bowser body camera FOIA package is a step back. [Post]
  • Jeff Thompson‘s lawsuit against District employees tossed. [LLWBJ]
  • LL talks Metro and crime woes. [Fox5]
  • Adams Morgan Day returns after run-in with ex-at-large candidate Marc Morgan. [City Desk]
  • Post ed board wants open-mindedness on Bowser homelessness plan. [Post]
  • Man dies after being hit by Metro bus. [City DeskPost]
  • Charter school parents grouse about new Planned Parenthood location in NoMa. [Post]
  • Want to live in new housing? Hope you can afford a high-rise. [GGW]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? jsidman@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The 27 best boozy brunches in D.C. [Thrillist]
  • Naomi Gallego is Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s new executive pastry chef. [Post]
  • McDonald’s goes cage-free with its eggs. [NPR]
  • Ray’s the Steaks affiliate seeks Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. [WBJ]
  • Five new Silver Spring spots to check out [Zagat]
  • KO Distilling opening in Manassas, Va. [UrbanDaddy]
  • Four D.C.-based snack companies to try [Express]
  • D.C. coffee shops with free wifi and good food. [Eater]