How the city dealt with a frosty weekend, a Georgetown cafe is adding booze, an important redevelopment project near the Anacostia River, other news of the day over in the District.
- Saturday was D.C.’s coldest day in past two years. [Post]
- Early Sunday morning, firefighters had to thaw hydrants. [Post]
- People played impromptu hockey on a frozen C&O Canal. [WTOP]
- And zookeepers found ways to keep animals warm. [NBC]
- The National Zoo also recently loss an elderly sloth. [WTOP]
- And got a 310-pound tiger. [Post]
- Two vessels sank at a Southwest marina after a fire broke out. [Fox 5]
- The significance of RFK site’s redevelopment. [Washingtonian]
- Construction on NoMa’s outdoor light installations begins this month. [Curbed]
- The evolution of renting in D.C. [Urban Turf]
- Georgetown cat cafe is adding alcohol to the mix. [Eater]
- This happened before Ballou High Schools’ graduation scandal… [Post]
- After more than a year of suffering, D.C. teen becomes city’s first homicide victim. [Post]
- The Black Cat closes for repairs. [Popville]
- Officials appear to do less for homeless adults than families. [Post]
- Jewelry thief gets away with three showcases worth of merchandise. [NBC]
- “We don’t believe it is economically viable.” [Post]
- Mayor opposes program that would give public dollars to help candidates for local offices. [Post]
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