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Sticky Fingers: A man was sentenced to 12 years in jail for stealing multiple bikes in Arlington. +6

Sticky Situations: Sticky Rice’s bar will be closed from November 13 to27, 2013 because the Alcohol Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) suspended its liquor license after the restaurant threw out two ABRA investigators last New Year’s Eve. -3

Ultimate Team:Scandal, D.C.’s elite Women’s Ultimate Team, handily won a national championship over the weekend. +4

Need What? The Hatchet reports that George Washington University’s admission’s policy is not actually need-blind and moves some prospective students from the “accepted” to the “wait-listed” pile if they can’t afford tuition costs. -7

Friday’s Needle rating: 48 Today’s score: + Needle rating: 48