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Prince of Petworth reports that finally(!) the fences have been removed from Malcolm X Park. Grass is still dry. But you are now free to play soccer or toss a baseball freely. Rejoice.

New Columbia Heights spots a possible illegal bar on Georgia Avenue. Jim Graham is so on this.

Congress Heights on the Rise lists reasons you should attend Wednesday’s D.C.Library trustees meeting. The blog even lists a number you can call for carpooling to the big session. One reason: “Clearly the community is not happy with the proposed WashingtonHighlands library designs. How will the Board direct DCPL leadership towork with the local ANC’s to help them get to a solution the whole Ward can appreciate?”

Borderstan offers May/June crime stats for the “new Borderstan.”

Penn Quarter Living notes that a bagel chain on 9th Street debuted outdoor seating. I didn’t know there were still bagel places left in D.C.

The New Teacher on the Block isn’t quite buying the latest upbeat reports between Rhee and the teacher’s untion.

Housing Complex has a great story on a local, modern co-op.