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Start your Monday by going on a ride with Courtland Milloy and a 101-year-old woman, then check out the links:
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Ivy City fighting plan for intercity bus depot in the neighborhood. [Post]
- D.C. government ethics pledge not enforceable on its own, says Mary Cheh staffer. [Examiner]
- New proposal from Jack Evans would make libraries open on Sunday, stay open later on other days. [Examiner]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Photos of the Day: Kathryn Cornelius—-Save the Date.
Hip-Hop Festival a Success: Trillectro, the District’s mashed-up festival for electronic music and hip-hop, was a success. Marcus J. Moore has the highlights, including brazen pot smoking and Tabi Bonney‘s lovely entourage.
Ad Contract Controversy: The Washington Informer has filed a complaint with the city saying that it lost an ad contract to the Washington Times because it focuses on African-American life in Washington.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- D.C. ethics pledge “an aspirational set of goals.” [Examiner]
- Ivy City doesn’t want intercity bus depot. [Post]
- How much can tech sector help D.C.? [Post]
- Jack Evans wants libraries open later, on Sundays. [Examiner]
- Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings says Rep. Darrell Issa‘s commuter tax could lead to a “turf war.” [WBJ]
- Courtland Milloy goes on a ride with 101-year-old woman, grades her driving. [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Jonathan L. Fischer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Photo’s from Friday’s concert for Pussy Riot [City Desk, City Desk, Liz Gorman]
- Despite some end-of-the-day noise-complaint hiccups, Trillectro festival succeeds. [Post]
- Whither theater’s subscription model? [Post]
- Black studies scholar Roy S. Bryce-Laporte, who founded the Smithsonian’s Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies at the Smithsonian Institution, has died. [Post, DCist]
- In praise of local Hispanic theater [DC Theatre Scene]
- WaPo fiction critic Ron Charles has breasts on his mind, professionally speaking. [Style Blog]
FOOD LINKS, by Young & Hungry editor Jessica Sidman. (tips? email@example.com)
- Back Alley Waffles planned to auction off its equipment and owner’s “personal items” yesterday to pay back employees. [DCist]
- Bistro Bohem‘s European-style next-door cafe planning to open around Labor Day in Shaw. [PoP]
- D.C. chefs at the James Beard House [We Love DC]
- Richard Sandoval‘s Toro Toro coming to 1300 I St. NW. [WBJ]
- Mintwood Place in Adams Morgan gets an A for brunch. [Bitches Who Brunch]
- Nail polish made of salt and pepper and barbecue spice rub [NoVa Mag]
- Bronx Pizza & Subs opening soon in Clarendon. [Thrillist]