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Bullfrog Bagels is opening a Capitol Hill location where they plan to serve pastrami-filled soup dumplings and “Jewish ramen” with “double strength chicken broth.”
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- We’re hosting a debate for the Ward 4 special election tonight in Petworth. [Loose Lips]
- The head of the D.C. Lottery died Saturday. [ABC7]
- Roof garden reservations at Rose’s Luxury become available at 11 a.m. this morning. [Young & Hungry]
- Toddler breaches White House barricade. [Post]
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LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- The LL Ward 4 debate is tonight! [LL, Facebook]
- Post ed board backs Muriel Bowser picks in Ward 4, Ward 8. [Post]
- D.C. Lottery director Buddy Roogow passes away. [Fox5]
- Corizon jail contract heads to a vote. [Post]
- Barry Farm fight continues. [WAMU]
- Special elections could strengthen Bowser’s D.C. Council bloc. [Post]
- What’s killing the mom-and-pop shops? [Post]
- Prospects for a Pigskins stadium in the District look grim. [Post]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Aaron Wiener (tips? email@example.com)
- D.C. is “not in play” for a new football stadium right now. [Post]
- For big political figures, the Ritz-Carlton Residences are D.C.’s “tower of power.” [Politico]
- D.C.-area home sales pick up. [UrbanTurf]
- A look inside the factory where Metro’s 7000-series railcars are made. [Post]
- K Street loses its cachet. [WBJ]
- Coming to the National Building Museum: an indoor beach. [Arts Desk]
- Today on the market: Dupont 1BR—-$345,000
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- The National Building Museum is building an indoor beach this summer. [Arts Desk]
- Ballet superstar Misty Copeland brings the adoring crowds to the Kennedy Center for Swan Lake. [Post]
- Priests‘ Katie Alice Greer talks D.C. music history, sexuality, and cost of living. [Metro Weekly]
- Damaged City Fest organizers Nick Candela and Chris Moore, both of Coke Bust, bought plane tickets for one of their favorite Canadian bands to come play the festival. [DCist]
- TheatreWashington’s 27-year president and CEO, Linda Levy, is retiring to focus on healing from a neurological condition. [DC Theatre Scene]
- Hong Le, a Washingtonian photo editor, offers cherry-blossom pic tips. [Washingtonian]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- A guide to local farmers markets [BYT]
- How people who live to be 100 or older eat [NPR]
- Where to try cold ramen and dipping ramen this summer [Eater]
- Nine new brunches to try [Washingtonian]
- Glen’s Garden Market drops tasting menu to $75. [PoPville]
- D.C.’s best spots for margaritas [Zagat]
- Round Robin at the Willard named D.C.’s most iconic bar [Thrillist]