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Mayor Muriel Bowser and police Chief Cathy Lanier pointed to repeat gun offenders as a driver of violence yesterday. The Metropolitan Police Department says it has recovered more than 1,100 guns this year, including 83 between Aug. 28 and Tuesday.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Car2Go is expanding into Arlington, but you won’t be able to take it very far. The D.C. Department of Transportation says it’s concerned about congestion and parking. [Post]
- Adams Morgan Day returns this Sunday after a neighborhood scandal almost got it cancelled. [City Paper]
- Whitman-Walker Health is seeing a growing number of transgender patients. [NBC Washington]
- Catholic colleges in the District are gearing up for Pope Francis’ visit in two weeks. [WAMU]
- High housing costs are affecting Anacostia, where the median sales price for homes has jumped 35 percent. [UrbanTurf]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
- Invest and Eat: EquityEats, a crowdfunding platform for restaurants, is changing the way it raises money.
- Gray Delays: Prosecutors filed motions last week to push back hearings for ex-mayor Vince Gray, again.
- Green Houses: D.C. won an international award to build affordable and sustainable housing in Deanwood.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Metro hires consultants to consider what a mess it is. [WAMU]
- As murders continue, police point to repeat offenders. [LL, Post]
- Courtland Milloy: Should the District bring back the Peaceoholics? [Post]
- District gun case draws national groups on both sides. [WAMU]
- More delays in hearings connected to the Vince Gray [LL]
- The Wharf is fully funded. Now what? [WBJ]
- Splash away for one more week. [Post]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- One dish to try in eight D.C. neighborhoods [Zagat]
- Willow Restaurant will close after 10 years in Clarendon. [Washingtonian]
- Wood-fired pizza and mammoth meatballs coming to Alexandria. [NoVa Mag]
- D.C.’s hottest new fast-casual restaurants [Eater]
- Where to eat out for Rosh Hashanah [DCist]
- Grill Kabob opens a new location in Crystal City. [ARLnow]
- LOOK becoming Cities on K Street NW, signage says. [PoPville]