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This week’s cover story: Ten years ago, Capital Fringe was just a theater festival. Ten years from now, Julianne Brienza wants it to be much more.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- At D.C. restaurants, a returning citizen is probably helping prepare your meal. [Young & Hungry]
- Marijuana-infused juices debut in D.C. [Young & Hungry]
- UDC considers dumping its bungled presidential house. [Loose Lips]
- Brightwood resident hopes yard signs can save his neighborhood from gentrifiers. [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Fringe and Center: Our seasonal blog Fringeworthy is back with full coverage of the 10th annual Capital Fringe Festival.
Flagship Sinks: Chef José Andrés backed out of his Trump Hotel restaurant deal following Donald Trump‘s offensive comments about immigrants.
Fortified: NPS updated the Fort Dupont concert schedule and detailed the budget.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- D.C. Board of Elections wary of bill that would let non-citizens vote in District elections. [WAMU]
- Muriel Bowser launches “AlleyPalooza.” [NBC4, Post]
- Prosecutors want probation for woman convicted in Harry Thomas Jr. scheme. [LL]
- Brightwood man posts anti-gentrification signs. [Post]
- Nurse bill clears a committee. [WBJ]
- Police: Synthetic marijuana involved in case of abandoned baby. [Post]
- Post ed board: Time to get a permanent Metro general manager. [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci is off today (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- The best places to order frozen drinks in D.C. [DCist]
- Shaw ANC votes to protest Dacha Beer Garden‘s expansion. [Borderstan]
- “Gin Goddess” Nicole Hassoun will oversee gin production at Joseph A. Magnus & Co. Distillery. [Post]
- 12 new restaurants to try [Washingtonian]
- Two months in, Veloce has used 10,000 pounds of dough. [Eater]