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A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to email@example.com.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Behind the scenes at D.C.’s pop-up restaurants. [Young & Hungry]
- Rabbi accused of videotaping women in ritual bath due in court today. [NBC4]
- The National Symphony Orchestra’s music director will step down. [Arts Desk]
- The snow and cold could drain millions of dollars from the D.C. area economy. [WTOP]
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LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Councilmembers scrap over proposed school for minority young men. [LL]
- Emergency legislation might not help Museum Square tenants after all. [Housing Complex]
- Burglar who targeted elderly, including Muriel Bowser‘s parents, gets nine years. [Post]
- Where the childless singles are living in the District. [Housing Complex]
- Metro will replace carpet with… more carpet. [WBJ]
- District government will survey LGBT residents. [Blade]
- Post ed board: “Metro needs a makeover.” [Post]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Aaron Wiener (tips? email@example.com)
- The Education Issue: public-school strife and a higher-ed boost for immigrants. [WCP]
- With “top-to-bottom review,” streetcar opening unlikely before May. [WAMU]
- The inaugural streetcar line is, in the scheme of things, quite small. [Vox]
- A map of D.C.’s fire and police stations in 1880. [Ghosts of DC]
- Is there any hope for poorly planned College Park? [Post]
- Today on the market: Chinatown 2BR—-$810,000
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- A gray suit and fedora Don Draper wore on Mad Men are heading to the American History Museum, along with his office bar cart. [Vulture]
- Local rising-star rapper Goldlink chills with hip-hop kingmaker Rick Rubin… [VSCO]
- …who also digs Virginia lounge-pop act Kali Uchis. [Fader]
- Photos from rehearsals for the Washington Ballet’s Sleepy Hollow [Washingtonian]
- The Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival kicks off with a preview show at Gypsy Sally’s on Saturday. [DCist]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- Local wine pros share their wine spots and other vino tips. [BYT]
- Napoleon Bistro will drop its French accent and adopt Afghan fare. [Post]
- Where to celebrate the Chinese New Year [Zagat]
- Eight new burgers to try around D.C. [Thrillist]
- Bryan Voltaggio expands Family Meal. [Eater]
- &pizza raises another $10 million in funding. [WBJ]