A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unusual goings-on in Georgetown: Long-buried human remains have been discovered there, again.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- At-large candidate David Grosso wants an audit of opponent Michael Brown‘s former nonprofit. [LL]
- City’s plans for the Nats’ playoffs to be announced today. [Post]
- Online voting registration could be coming to D.C. [Examiner]
- Nationals versus the Orioles: the MARC series? [City Desk]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Photo of the Day: Tuesday’s Weather.
Back Off: Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton isn’t happy about D.C. Council attempts to hold a referendum on District budget autonomy.
Office Space: Washington still has the lowest office vacancy rate in the country.
Gin Lane: After more than a century, gin distilled in the District is available again.
Corcoran on the Move: The Corcoran’s possible move has been complicated by preservationists who want to declare its interior a historic landmark.
LOOSE LIPS, by Loose Lips columnist Alan Suderman. (tips? email@example.com )
- Ron Machen will look pretty dumb posing for this picture if he doesn’t bring a case against the mayor. [Washingtonian]
- UDC planning giants cuts. [Examiner]
- Councilmembers not sharing potential conflicts of interests as planned. [Examiner]
- Extra cost to city taxpayers per Nats playoff game: $76,000 [Post]
- Michael Brown‘s old nonprofit questioned over taxes. [Post]
- Harry Jaffe: Unions shouldn’t be backing Brown. [Examiner]
- Airports board expansion approved. [Post]
- Mary Cheh proposes more parking for handicapped. [NBC4]
- Lawmakers weigh plan to force new city workers who don’t live in the city to forgo some of their income. [Examiner]
HOUSING COMPLEX, by Housing Complex columnist Aaron Wiener. (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org )
- Why the D.C. housing boom isn’t a bubble. [RPitUS]
- As the Nats hit the big time, the neighborhood lags behind. [JDLand]
- When all the Nats fans depart the stadium, here’s where they go. [GGW]
- Plan to fight Bloomingdale flooding would cost $20 million. [WJLA]
- Capital One is the top D.C.-area bank, by deposits. [Post]
- Mayor Gray will announce a plan for aging Washingtonians today. [Hill Rag]
- CaBi turns a profit in Arlington. [Bike Arlington]
- Explore D.C.’s gigantic-est homes. [HuffPo]
- A monthlong Car2Go experiment ends in relative success. [UrbanTurf]
- ANC 6C 1, Douglas Development 0. [GGW]
- Here’s what’s coming in D.C. apartments. [UrbanTurf]
- Huzzah! Low revenue from the bag tax! [WTOP]
- Today on the market: Pint-sized rowhouse in Foggy Bottom
ARTS LINKS, by Ally Schweitzer (tips? email@example.com)
- Arena Stage to host a memorial service for the late philanthropist Jaylee Mead [Post]
- Dischord news roundup: According to the label’s newsletter, Dischord will be the exclusive distributor for Bikini Kill‘s planned anniversary reissues. Also: There’s a tune from a 6-song Rites of Spring demo floating around [Brooklyn Vegan], and you can now buy releases from Buildings, Heavy Breathing, Marriage, and the reissue of The Make-Up‘s I Want Some in the Dischord webstore. [Dischord]
- Twitter drama!: Gwydion Suilebhan talks trash about Scena Theatre’s overly white, male season. [Twitter]
- Celebrate Artisphere’s second anniversary this weekend. [Northern Virginia Magazine]
- Psalmayene 24 on TV! [Let’s Talk Live]
FOOD LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Pairing wine with junk food [NoVa Mag]
- Best places to eat at the bar [Zagat]
- Where to watch the presidential debate [Post]
- Food porn from Outstanding in the Field with Tony Chittum [Washingtonian]
- Edgar Bar + Kitchen coming to The Mayflower Hotel. [Eater]
- Doner Bistro opening Thursday in Adams Morgan. [PoP]
- Food writer goes on Protein Bar diet for a month. [The Plate]