Bronze Cup: A barista at The Coffee Bar in Logan Circle, Jessica Lutz, scored the game-winning goal today for Switzerland’s hockey team, winning her county a bronze medal. She says she’ll wear the medal when she returns to work. +5

Fancy McMuffin: Red Apron is opening in Penn Quarter next week, and it’s offering a tigelle, which is roughly an Italian version of an Egg McMuffin. +1

Rock ‘N’ Politics: D.C.’s many mayoral candidates have a catchy line-up of campaign songs, including tunes by Alicia Keys, Pharrell, and John Legend. +2

Imminent Arrival: Trader Joe’s is one step closer to the opening of its 14th Street NW location, scheduled for March 21: The grocery store is now hiring+2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 32 Today’s score:+10 Today’s Needle rating: 42