Investigations continue into D.C. high school graduation rates, several restaurant closures, and other news of the day over in the District.
- How the city’s home purchase assistance program is failing people who need it most. [GGW]
- Metro is refunding 598 rush-hour riders for their significantly delayed trips on Friday. [WTOP]
- Off-duty firefighter saves woman whose clothes caught fire. [NBC]
- Museum of African American History and Culture wins 2017 Design of the Year Award. [Curbed]
- Controversial vote on Kingman Island historic designation delayed. [GGW]
- Secret vote about United Medical Center. [Post]
- Shaw Bijou’s replacement has already closed. [Popville]
- Another restaurant bites the dust on 19th Street. [Washingtonian]
- Drift closes in Shaw. [Popville]
- Metro Center sales office is reopening with expanded hours. [Capitol Hill Corner]
- Where not to lock a dockless bike. [Popville]
- Report calls into question validity of hundreds of diplomas handed to DCPS students. [Post]
- About the inaugural Focus on the Story International Photo Festival. [Popville]
- What to expect from D.C.’s first architecture and design film festival. [Curbed]
- It appears that a Greenberry’s location has shuttered. [Popville]
Firefighters battled a significant fire Saturday night on the 23rd Street S. restaurant row in Crystal City.
The latest Neighborhood Spotlight discusses the Clarendon neighborhood which is the perfect neighborhood that blends urban walkability with the suburban areas near it.
If it’s shocking to you that it’s December already, you’re not alone. Maybe it’s because fall seemed to be a mere extension of summer that then quickly transitioned to winter….
This week, Your Beermonger reminisces on first time he tried Hardywood’s Kentucky Christmas Morning.