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Happy Tuesday, readers. News!
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- D.C. tied for fourth most-in-shape state in the country, with just nearly a quarter of residents obese. [Times]
- Fifty-seven DCPS schools will open without libraries. [Examiner]
- At-large candidate David Grosso beating incumbents in fundraising. [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Photos of the Day: Man Swinging Hammer.
Panini Press: Penn Quarter’s Amorini Panini is expanding to 18th Street NW The company also plans to launch its second food truck next year.
New Dismemberment Plan: D.C.’s frequently reunited indie Dismemberment Plan unveiled new songs at Baltimore and Fredericksburg shows over the weekend.
Contract Controversy: The Washington Informer says it was denied a city ad contract because it touted its black audience; the city says, yeah, pretty much.
ARTS LINKS, by Ally Schweitzer (tips? email@example.com)
- David Malitz talks to IMP’s Seth Hurwitz about how ZZ Top and Skrillex got on the same bill at Virgin Mobile FreeFest. [Post]
- ArtInfo on Kathryn Cornelius’ “Save the Date.,” aka the artist-who-married-and-divorced-seven-people-in-one-day performance-art piece at the Corcoran. Bonus: Name the hunger striker found in the photo. [ArtInfo]
- Gwydion Suilebhan wants you to vote for his SXSW panel. [Twitter]
- Lots and lots of photos of Trillectro [BYT]
- Local 99-year-old pianist and singer Marianne Arden Cook—who used to be pals with Louis Armstrong—readies an album of 15 originals. [Post]
- Shit Travis Morrison says [DCist]
FOOD LINKS, by Young & Hungry editor Jessica Sidman. (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Pizza snobs wanted to judge Wiseguy NY Pizza. [PoP]
- Equinox‘s Todd and Ellen Gray are pitching a reality TV show. [Washingtonian]
- Game-changing D.C. restaurants [Zagat]
- Againn owners debut a coffee and sandwich spot called Bean & Bite this week. [Thrillist]
- Back Alley Waffles auction flops. [DCist]
- Die, mason jars, die! [NoVa Mag]
- D.C. Restaurant Week extensions for procrastinators [Dining in DC]