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Fingers Crossed: There’s a chance David Chang‘s famous New York-based Momofuku is headed to CityCenterDC.  +4

Fashion-No-No: Are Nats-themed tights paired with heels a new trend? Let’s hope not. -3

Hug it Out: The ever-so gracious Mayor Vince Gray may not have made the customary phone call to congratulate Muriel Bowser on her mayoral primary win, but he did hug her today at the Democratic Party’s unity breakfast.  +3

Funny to the Bone: Police Chief Cathy Lanier not only fights crime; she can also tell a funny gender joke about fighting crime. (Oh, and she’s afraid of spiders.) +2

Wednesday’s Needle rating: 46 Today’s score: +6 Friday Bonus: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 54