A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com

Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.

The D.C. Council is poised to ban pot smoking in bars and private clubs, though not without resistance from the city’s pro-marijuana activists.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • Marijuana edibles are OK for members to make, but not sell, at Union Kitchen. [Young & Hungry]
  • D.C. commits to “Vision Zero.” [City Desk]
  • Muriel Bowser‘s pick for fire chief will make $10,000 more than his predecessor. [Loose Lips]
  • The Tidal Basin and Potomac River may never have been covered in ice so late in the season. Will that affect the cherry blossoms? [Capital Weather Gang]

RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:

Still Searching: D.C. is trying to keep the Relisha Rudd case visible a year after she disappeared.

Go Away: Hey Rep. Andy Harris, why don’t you micromanage the 30 states that get more of their revenue from the federal government than D.C. does?

Flipping (Off) Houses: Nobody wants to live in the “middle finger” pop-up on V Street NW.

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • New fire chief aims to improve ambulance service. [LLTimesAPWJLA]
  • A year after Relisha Rudd‘s disappearance, city asks for more help. [City DeskWAMUPost]
  • Residency challenge for Muriel Bowser‘s Ward 4 pick fails. [LL]
  • Hey, Andy Harris, pick on these states instead. [City Desk]
  • No one wants to pay for infamous pop-up. [Housing Complex]
  • Bowser signs off on Hill East redevelopment. [WBJ]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Aaron Wiener (tips? awiener@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The Bowser administration won’t commit to building any more streetcar lines. [WAMU]
  • A strategy for preserving D.C.’s affordable housing. [DC Preservation Network]
  • A year later, Muriel Bowser says D.C.’s “beefing up” efforts to find Relisha Rudd. [City Desk]
  • Those fancy new Dupont Metro escalators are already busted. [WAMU]
  • Data back up the “new donut” model, with cities overtaking inner suburbs. [CityLab]
  • Guidance to landlords on how to deal with legal weed. [WBJ]
  • Today on the market: 1BR by the National Cathedral—-$254,950

ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci (tips? ccauterucci@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Watch the members of Young Rapids get covered in plastic wrap in their new video for “What R U Saying.” [Exclaim!]
  • Listen to local singer/songwriter Tomás Pagán Motta‘s warm, folk-fusion debut album. [Arts Desk]
  • Wale dropped a wedding anthem that features buttery vocals from Usher. [Arts Desk]
  • Photos of gorgeous costumes and drag queens from the RuPaul’s Drag Race premiere party at Town [BYT]
  • A tween band made up of White House staffers’ kids, Twenty20, played Comet Ping Pong. [Post]
  • Photos of United Nations at the Rock & Roll Hotel [DCist]
  • A history of the American Century Theater, which closes its doors in July [DC Theatre Scene]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? jsidman@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Food critic Todd Kliman mourns the eradication of a simple morning brew. [Washingtonian]
  • Q&A with the Palm veteran of 43 years, Tommy Jacomo [Eater]
  • Rose’s Luxury chef Aaron Silverman experiments with potato skin ice cream and scrambled eggs with uni for new restaurant. [Express]
  • Oyamel kicks off its annual Tequila & Mezcal Festival. [DCist]
  • Meet the guy who chefs call for squab, yak, or even guinea pig. [Post]
  • Garden District reopens on 14th Street NW. [PoPville]
  • Don Tito opens in Clarendon next week. [ARLnow]