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Workers returned today to the Navy Yard building where a gunman killed 12 people in September 2013. Some who refused to work there again were transferred to jobs in other buildings in the complex.

LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:

  • Christopher Barry‘s campaign manager is no longer with the campaign. [Loose Lips]
  • Metro saw a significant drop in cellphone thefts last year. [Post]
  • AU forced an artist to censor his mural. [Arts Desk]
  • Greg Anthony, the CBS Sports analyst charged with soliciting a prostitute in a Scott Circle hotel, is due in court today. [WTOP]

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

TeamworkMuriel Bowser and her Green Team compatriots are aiming to extend their 14-year grip on the Ward 4 Council seat.

Metro Lawsuit: The family of Carol Glover, who died as a result of the smoke incident at L’Enfant Plaza, is suing Metro for $50 million.

Commute Preview: Capital Bikeshare won’t be fully usable Tuesday and Wednesday due to a software upgrade.

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

  • Chris Barry loses his campaign manager. [LL]Mayor Muriel Bowser stumps for her pick in Ward 4. [LL]
  • District is in “crisis mode” on homelessness. [Post]
  • Lawsuit over Metro death asks for $50 million. [Housing Complex]
  • Airbnb will take D.C. hotel tax. [WBJ]
  • Bowser moves on abortion bill. [Times]
  • Post ed board: Minority youth need more focus in school system. [Post]
  • Robert McCartney says adios to his column. [Post]

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

  • On homelessness, the Bowser administration is in “crisis mode.” [Post]
  • Planning on using Capital Bikeshare this week? Good luck. [City Desk]
  • The Washington Post editorial board comes out against the proposed rowhouse zoning changes. [Post]
  • Crime on Metro takes another dip. [DCist]
  • For Garrison Elementary parents, the city’s commitments seem like a tease. [Post]
  • What Metro needs to do. [GGW]
  • Today on the market: Cleveland Park studio—-$239,000

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

  • A local artist’s mural was totally f***ing censored at American University. [Arts Desk]
  • The Howard Theatre hosted its first bounce beat go-go show this weekend. [Arts Desk]
  • Wanna vape at a show, brah? Go to Echostage; steer clear of Madam’s Organ. [Bandwidth]
  • A look at the history of the Environmental Film Festival, which opens in March [Post]
  • Good, non-douchey dance parties and DJ nights in the city [DCist]
  • A Q&A with the Hirshhorn’s new-ish director, Melissa Chiu [Washingtonian]

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

  • 12 takes on the half-smoke [Eater]
  • A guide to noodles across Northern Virginia [NoVa Mag]
  • How a food editor decides where to go for Valentine’s Day [Washingtonian]
  • Hans Pedr Kaffe, formerly Locolat, closes in Adams Morgan. [PoPville]
  • How to get a reservation at Minibar [Zagat]
  • Why beef jerky has become so popular [Post]
  • Boundary Road co-owner readies to open Nido, a Mediterranean restaurant in Woodridge. [Express]
  • Halftime Sports Bar shuttered by Metropolitan Police Department. [Frozen Tropics]