Boss: Councilmember Jack Evans parks in front of a fire hydrant, walks out of his car in a tux, looks at the fire hydrant, puts a cigar in his mouth, and gets caught by a PoPville reader. (Evans has since apologized, saying he did not see the hydrant.) –3

Metro-lled: A glitch in Metro software allowed people to put money onto their SmarTrip card without paying for it. Unfortunately, Metro has upgraded its software, and this theft is no longer possible. -2

The British Are Coming: Prince William will be in D.C. in December to attend an anti-corruption conference at the World Bank as part of his push to protect wildlife. +1

The Modern Bark: Georgetown University has finally updated its barking dog video, which features Jack the Bulldog’s real-life barks. +2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 58 Today’s score: -2  Friday Bonus: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 58