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UDC would be renamed the “Marion S. Barry Jr. University of the District of Columbia” if the D.C. Council passes a bill that Councilmember Vincent Orange introduced yesterday. At least one other councilmember has backed the bill so far.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • The National Zoo will conduct bag checks on visitors on days with a high volume of visitors. [WAMU]
  • D.C. has a confirmed case of measles, but it’s not related to the recent outbreak in California. [NBC4]
  • Filmfest DC lives to see another year. [DCist]
  • A DCPS website exposed confidential information about students with disabilities. [BuzzFeed]

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

Rye or Rye Not: Atlas Brew Works is holding a competition for homebrewers to try to replicate its signature rye beer.

File Under “Didn’t File”: Ward 8 Council candidate Christopher Barry missed the deadline for reporting his fundraising numbers. Among those who did file, candidate Natalie Williams stood out for spending nearly $8,000 on an RV.

Brace Yourself: D.C.’s next big development battle will be over the Armed Forces Retirement Home, aka the Old Soldiers’ Home.

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

  • Muriel Bowser‘s inaugural committee spent more than $1 million on a three-day celebration. [NBC4Post]
  • District sued over new gun law. [Times, WAMU]
  • Bill introduced to rename UDC after Marion Barry. [LL, WTOPPost, WAMU]
  • Bowser pick leads fundraising in Ward 4… [LL]
  • …And in Ward 8. [LL]
  • DCPS accidentally posted students’ personal information online. [BuzzFeed]
  • District Department of Health confirms measles case. [Post]
  • New development fight could be bigger than McMillan “Park.” [Housing Complex]

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

  • Brutalism-bashing is fun, but here are five attractive Brutalist buildings in D.C. [GGW]
  • Gentrification east of the river? Here are a bunch of condos for under $50,000. [CHOTR]
  • D.C.’s the best city for Uber and Lyft drivers. [Post]
  • Where the Airbnb tax money will go. [UrbanTurf]
  • Barack Obama pitches over $1 billion for D.C.-area federal real estate projects. [WBJ]
  • For all trips except those starting in D.C., Metro’s an overwhelmingly trans-jurisdictional system. [PlanItMetro]
  • Jack Evans, still parking illegally. [WUSA]
  • Today on the market: West End 2BR condo—-$865,000

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

  • Charlie Sheen ate out in D.C. and couldn’t handle his silverware. [Post]
  • Photos of San Fermin and White Hinterland at Wolf Trap [BYT]
  • Drop Electric is crowdfunding the last stages of post-production for its new album. [D.C. Music Download]
  • Members of the Red Circle, a Sherlock Holmes fan club, are booking up seats at Arena Stage’s Baskerville. [Post]
  • How Baskerville‘s costume designer managed looks for more than 30 outfit changes [DC Theatre Scene]

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

  • Former Bourbon Steak chef John Critchley to lead Brine kitchen. [Post]
  • Charlie Sheen behaves badly at Charlie Palmer. [Eater]
  • Four crazy shots that won’t make you wince [Express]
  • Six new brunches to try in D.C. [Zagat]
  • Another Valentine’s Day round-up [Washingtonian]
  • Tysons Corner’s rebirth welcomes new round of more ‘upscale’ dining chains. [WBJ]
  • Cherrydale Wine Shop to close after 50 years. [ARLnow]