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What makes up the $3.1 million in personal gifts Virginia officials received between 2002 and 2012? Pigskins tickets and 10-day bear hunts, among other things.


  • Mayor Vince Gray is officially opening a mixed-use apartment in Northeast today. [NBC4]
  • DDOT will repave the popular 15th Street bicycle lane this summer. [WAMU]
  • A Department of Labor attorney charged with violently assaulting a co-worker was found dead at the D.C. Jail Tuesday morning. [Washington Times]
  • Hundreds of D.C. students had issues with their monthly Metro passes yesterday due to a software glitch. [WTOP]
  • A 14-year-old Fairfax student was electrocuted and pronounced dead after climbing onto an elementary school roof. [WJLA]


D.C. Gets A Duggar: Josh, the eldest child in the 19 Kids and Counting Duggar family, will be moving to the District to direct a conservative Christian lobbying group.

Edward Cullen and Riot Grrrls: We review the Source Festival’s short-play showcase “Afterward.”

Married By Barry?: It could be possible, if Tommy WellsMarriage Officiant Amendment Act ends up passing in the D.C. Council (with some amendments).

Now Back to Lunch: The D.C. Council voted to approve final amendments to food truck regulations.

LOOSE LIPS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • D.C. Fire says it doesn’t have enough ambulances to help out with July 4, then changes its mind. [WJLA]
  • Council ends the food truck fight…for now. [TimesY&H]
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton won’t say what she’ll do with Jeff Thompson-linked money. [WAMU]
  • InTowner wants DDOT to study expanding sidewalk biking bans. [InTowner]
  • Who are you calling gentrifying? [Housing Complex]
  • Department of Labor investigating Capital Bikeshare. [WJLA]

HOUSING COMPLEX, by Aaron Wiener (tips? awiener@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • A house that once belonged to George Washington, for just $25 million. [Post]
  • ANC committees support two-way biking on one-way G and I streets NE. [GGW]
  • Does Congress Heights have many businesses worth preserving? [Congress Heights on the Rise]
  • Looking for medical marijuana? Good luck finding a doctor to prescribe it. [Washingtonian]
  • JBG puts its big U Street NW properties up for sale. [UrbanTurf]
  • Dan Tangherlini appears to be all but confirmed for permanent GSA chief title. [WBJ]
  • Stop giving handicapped people free parking. [Atlantic Cities]
  • The latest on the Randall School redevelopment. [WBJ]
  • Washington Harbour to be sold for $370 million. [WBJ]
  • Today on the market: Rowhouse by Fort Stanton Park

ARTS LINKS, by Ally Schweitzer (tips? aschweitzer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

FOOD LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? hungry@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Fifteen soft-shell crab dishes to try [Zagat]
  • It’s National Martini Day. Here’s where to celebrate. [Washingtonian]
  • Black Jack cocktail menu gets a revamp. [Drink DC]
  • Chefs compete in weight loss challenge. [Eater]
  • Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza gets upscaled at new Silver Spring location. [Bethesda Mag]
  • Little Miss Whiskey’s is holding a Scotch tasting Thursday. [Frozen Tropics]
  • Is Whole Foods headed to H Street NE? [Housing Complex]