Best bets for Christmas Day dinner, an old L’Enfant Plaza hotel prepares to reopen, how the city has dealt with Trump, and other news of the day over the in the District.
- Washington’s first December snowfall in four years was “well-behaved.” [Post]
- Giant pandas Mei Xiang and Bei Bei played around in it at the zoo. [NBC]
- But is the city ready for a major snow storm? [WTOP]
- Remembering a castle that once stood on Meridian Hill. [Post]
- Court denies a request by the Archdiocese of Washington to put Christmas ads on Metrobuses. [NBC]
- Christmas Day eats in the District. [Eater]
- Mount Pleasant, Crestwood, and four other neighborhoods where homes sold the fastest in D.C. this year. [Urban Turf]
- A new ice cream shop opened on Upshur Street. [New Columbia Heights]
- Old L’Enfant Plaza hotel prepares to reopen as a Hilton. [WBJ]
- Civil rights journalist and first full-time black reporter for The Washington Post dies at 99. [Post]
- There’s a new co-working space on Capitol Hill. [Curbed]
- How D.C. has dealt with 12 “exhausting months” of Trump. [Washingtonian]
- George Washington University joins other local colleges in exploring its ties to slavery. [Post]
- A few of D.C.’s best new buildings. [Curbed]
- Moten Elementary school students get art lessons from former White House photographer. [Post]
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