* Ben’s Chili Bowl turns 50, remains more delicious than my parents.

* Liz, the new hater over at why.i.hate.dc, hits on a topic even trolling commenters can agree on: the meter system’s bad cabbie fallout.

* Daily Campello Art News introduces you to D.C. artist Chawky Frenn‘s still life with animal carcass.

* Forget Phelps. BYT gives big ups to the foreigners in Speedos.

* This time in local writer Holly Jones‘ monthly McSweeney’s column, Dispatches from the Anacostia: Gemini gets a new tooth.

* Upset the Setup gets upset about D.C. voting rights.

* Pick up a paper: Our Education Issue gives you the scoops and scandals from six local college rags.

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