Burn, Baby, Burn: Environmentalists are concerned about a proposed waste-to-energy facility whose feasibility is being studied by the Gray Administration. -2

Paper Chase: Only Bridgeport, Conn., and San Jose, Calif., have higher concentrations of wealthy households than the D.C. metro area.  +/-0

Go Hogs: DCist, like Washington City Paper, has opted not to refer to the Washington Pigskins by their more popular name. +1

Great Expectations: Japanese tavern-themed Daikaya, one of Washington’s most anticipated restaurant launches of 2013, is opening on Thursday. +3

Friday’s Needle rating: 56 Today’s score: +2  Today’s Needle rating: 58