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Residents of a Herndon apartment building woke up to a crashed plane in their building early this morning. The plane had been taking photogrpahs of the area when its engine cut out.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Living wage bill up for a vote today. [Post]
- Remembering D.C. Council Chairman John Wilson, 20 years after his suicide. [WAMU]
- Power outage leaves 1,000 people and two elementary schools without electricity. [Post]
- Head of D.C. labor board resigns over living in Virginia. [Examiner]
- Jack Evans sets mayoral campaign launch for June 8. [City Desk]
- Commuters swell D.C. population. [Examiner]
- Hot, humid weather for a few more days. [Post]
- The Loose Lips hiatus is over. [Loose Lips]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Photo of the Day: Red Line.
Horizontal Climb: On June 7, three artists will climb Rosslyn—-on the ground.
Not Laughing: Metro has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a parody “dating” site.
Livable, Walkable, Danceable: Tommy Wells has a go-go campaign song.
Herb Cocktail: This cilantro cocktail is surprisingly good, as long as you don’t have the gene that makes cilantro taste like soap.
HOUSING COMPLEX, by Aaron Wiener (tips? email@example.com)
- 9th Street continues its development momentum. [UrbanTurf]
- What the Eisenhower Memorial can learn from the Lincoln. [DCist]
- Massive power outages. Cicada invasion to blame? [WJLA]
- Park Service dodgy over who controls Pennsylvania Avenue. [WashCycle]
- Metro to replace failing platforms at Minnesota Ave. and Deanwood. [WBJ]
- Amend our zoning regulations and we’ll get the next Steve Jobs (or something). [GGW]
- Hidden dangers lurk beneath Spring Valley. [WJLA]
- Today on the market: A taste of suburbia in Bellevue
ARTS LINKS, by Ally Schweitzer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
FOOD LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- Citronelle will not return to the Latham hotel in Georgetown. [Post]
- D.C. Council committee plans to kill proposed food truck regs. [NBC Washington]
- Lots of restaurant rumors out there. Which ones will prove true? [Washingtonian]
- Where nondrinkers can drink well [Eater]
- The best beer events in June [Dining in DC]
- Maple Ave Restaurant in Vienna launches Throwback Thursdays pop-up. [NoVa Mag]
- Food porn from Trummer’s on Main [BYT]