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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.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- 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]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
- 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? email@example.com)
- Councilmembers say new Muriel Bowser body camera FOIA package is a step back. [Post]
- Jeff Thompson‘s lawsuit against District employees tossed. [LL, WBJ]
- 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 Desk, Post]
- 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? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- 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]