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Creepy news from Arlington Cemetery: A Virginia funeral home was fined $50,000 for mishandling bodies awaiting burial at the hallowed national cemetery. As if that weren’t enough, The Washington Post also found gravestones “lying in the muck near a maintenance yard.”
As foodies, reality TV fans and Padma Lakshmi devotees probably already know, Top Chef DC premiered last night. Washingtonian‘s Best Bites Blog has an episode recap (they had to cook for a Cherry Blossom Festival cocktail party—how touristy!) as well as predictions about the season from local Top Chef alums.
Virginia is adopting a six-year, $7.8 billion plan to improve transportation. It’s unclear whether threatening to ruin the federal funding agreement for Metro is part of that plan…
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