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Hundreds of people showed up for free marijuana seeds at a giveaway yesterday evening in Adams Morgan.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- The Circulator will run later into the night starting Monday. [WTOP]
- The D.C. Council isn’t telling Congress which staffers worked on pot legalization, for now. [Loose Lips]
- Metro’s new railcars will finally debut on April 14. [Housing Complex]
- Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton tries to explain what went wrong in her parking fiasco caught on camera. [FOX5]
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LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- The LL Debate returns! April 13, Ward 4, be there be there be there. [LL]
- Marco Rubio goes after District gun laws. [Times, Post]
- Muriel Bowser gets into her first real fight with the D.C. Council. [LL]
- Council wins a small victory over Congress in legalization fight. [LL]
- D.C. Cannabis Campaign gives away marijuana seeds. [WAMU, Post]
- Post ed board cheers central library plan. [Post]
- Where does Ron Machen‘s resignation leave Vince Gray? [Informer]
- What do the new charter school numbers mean? [WAMU]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Aaron Wiener (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- H Street NE restaurants and bars (mostly) urge the city to complete the streetcar project. [District Cuisine]
- OSSE accidentally sent students’ personal information to BuzzFeed. [Post]
- Post-breakup, tiny houses face an uncertain future. [UrbanTurf]
- What one parent learned about D.C.’s ultra-competitive preschool lottery. [GGW]
- The exurbs are rising again. [Post]
- Anacostia’s reputation is on the upswing, at least on Twitter. [CHOTR]
- Move over, SimCity: There’s a better computer game for urbanists. [GGW]
- Today on the market: Capitol Hill 1BR—-$479,900
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci is off (tips? email@example.com)
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Pirate-themed Piratz Tavern will close after April 4. [Post]
- Miso Café, Samovar Restaurants head to Rockville Town Center. [Washingtonian]
- Where to eat out for Passover and Easter [Zagat]
- Where to eat by the National Mall during tourist season [Eater]
- Meridian Pint hosts a fly fishing “mappy hour” on Monday. [PoPville]
- The best 15 spring beers [Thrillist]