A former DCist editor meets the commenters, the Archdiocese of Washington is suing Metro, who is behind NoMa’s explosive growth, and other news of the day over the in the District.
- “There’s no tiki drink sweeter than the one purchased for you by the people who belittle your work on a regular basis.” [Washingtonian]
- Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge wins approval for a whole new look. [WAMU]
- Alex Ovechkin “may or may not be a witting font of Kremlin propaganda.” [NYT]
- While this D.C. mansion is owned by a Putin ally and aluminum magnate. [Post]
- Ballou, which recently touted that 100% of its graduating class was accepted to college, graduated scores of students who missed more than three months of class. [WAMU]
- Officials hope apprenticeship program can help bridge the wealth gap in D.C. [Post]
- Legal Aid gets funding to expand services to immigrants. [LA]
- NoMa’s growth has been fueled by foreign investors. [Post]
- The owners of Park View’s Colony Club coffee shop are tackling pizza next. [WCP]
- Violent crime is down 23 percent from this time last year. [WTOP]
- Life in this corner of Langdon Park is still deeply impacted by a construction dumping impact, despite winning a settlement agreement years ago. [Fox5]
- Inspector General finds that one of Bowser’s top deputies, Courtney Snowden, used her staff as free childcare. [Post]
- Takoma Park is getting a pop-up art gallery. [East City Art]
- Craft beer is taking over ever more taps at D.C. bars. [Post]
- Archdiocese of Washington becomes the latest to sue Metro over its advertising policy. [Post]
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