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So D.C.: President Barack Obama lunched today at The Coupe in Columbia Heights. He probably could have picked a better lunch spot in the neighborhood, but props to Obama for venturing out of downtown. +2

Orange in the Red: Mayoral candidate Vince Orange was caught illegally parking at last night’s mayoral debate. In other VO news, he told Loose Lips that compared to his colleagues’ ethics lapses, his mishaps make him look like “a small infant.” -4

Don’t Eat That: An updated list of the hundreds of D.C. restaurants that have recently been slapped with health violations. -3

Bear Migration: Legendary gay bar and leather daddy hotspot DC Eagle is moving to a huge new space east of the Anacostia River. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 65 Today’s score: -2 Friday Bonus: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 65