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The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art says it will keep showing art from Bill Cosby‘s collection, which makes up half of a current exhibit that runs through the start of 2016.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Speaking of Cosby: The new Ben’s Chili Bowl opening today on H Street NE does not prominently feature him like the other locations do. [Young & Hungry]
- D.C. residents, businesses to face higher water and sewer bills. [Post]
- Why hasn’t the D.C. Taxi Commission spent the money allocated to buy wheelchair-accessible vans? [WAMU]
- Federal judge upholds decision to cancel local NFL team’s trademark. [NBC4]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
History, Channeled: At a new National Gallery exhibit, talented photographers contemplate traditional photography in an age of digitization.
Gear Prudence: Help! My boyfriend has bike rage.
Space Lift: In D.C.’s booming dining scene, restaurants like Rasika renovate to stay relevant.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- Water service hike ahead for the District. [Post]
- Cab commission hasn’t spent money for wheelchair access. [WAMU]
- Surprise: the District’s campaign finance laws are weak. [WAMU]
- Meridian Hill residents oppose new development. [Borderstan]
- District’s library system sees huge drop in printed books. [Post]
- Gunshots near Columbia Heights park. [Post]
- Columnist Peter Rosenstein: Mendo‘s “off the rails”! [Blade]
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci is off today (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- Daikaya to open a chicken ramen spot in Chinatown called Bantam King. [Post]
- 15 spicy new dishes around D.C. [Zagat]
- The best eats around D.C. [Washingtonian]
- The Airedale gastropub and beer garden opening this August in Columbia Heights. [PoPville]
- Fruitive bringing cold-pressed juices to CityCenterDC. [BadWolf DC]
- A look at Virginia’s barbecue scene [NoVa Mag]
- Three places to eat paella in July [Eater]