A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to email@example.com.
D.C.’s first bottled vermouth will be available next week. A couple new bars are also making their own. Vermouth is having a moment in the District.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Riding a bike on the sidewalk often makes sense. Why the haters? [City Desk]
- The cat cafe has arrived. Take a look inside. [Young & Hungry]
- Mount Pleasant’s anti-Subway projectionist speaks out. [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
The Mighty DOCS: D.C.’s best film festival is underway, and we reviewed 37 of the films.
Gear Prudence: Should I accept that biking isn’t for me?
Summer Music: Come to our summer music showcase next week!
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Republicans aim to stop local reproductive discrimination law. [Post]
- New “hopscotch” bridge design expected in 2017. [WBJ]
- Councilmembers air their summer jobs complaints. [Post]
- Another Muriel Bowser official heads out ahead of severance deadline. [LL]
- FTA report slams Metro on safety. [WAMU, Post]
- Post ed board: FTA report is a “wake up call.” [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci (tips? email@example.com)
- Too many people have died at Echostage. Now, DanceSafe is surveying the club’s conditions. [Arts Desk]
- A guide to AFI DOCS, D.C.’s best film festival, with all the reviews you’ll need [WCP]
- After a few disappointing years, the DC Jazz Festival is back with a new director fresh energy. [Arts Desk]
- Want to be a theater critic? Join our Capital Fringe festival blogging team! [Arts Desk]
- Summer playlists curated by D.C. bands and local music personalities [DC Music Download]
- A Q&A with GoldLink on his future bounce sound, in which he shows a complete disregard for NPR’s language standards [NPR]
- D.C.’s finest jukeboxes [DCist]
- Photos of local artist Dana Jeri Maier‘s studio [BYT]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Here are the bars with the best jukeboxes [DCist]
- Wonderland Ballroom owners open Dew Drop Inn. [Post]
- Where to find Father’s Day dining and drinking specials [Washingtonian]
- D.C. restaurants that host weddings [Eater]
- Maryland farms that brew their own beer [Express]
- The Airedale, “Europub and beer garden,” coming to former Mad Momos space. [New Columbia Heights]
- A look at Science Club‘s updated menu [BYT]