It’s a beautiful morning and we have a big speech happening tonight. Are you going to watch the State of the Union address or do you have pressing business to do… at 9 p.m. on a Tuesday?
Let’s move on to the links, shall we?
Happy New Year of the Earth Pig! Washington City Paper focuses on the Asian heritage of several eateries (many of which happen to be in our neighborhood) to celebrate the Lunar New Year. Yum.
I know you’re all counting down the days until baseball. But are you starting to plan your NO BACKPACK strategy? Security is important, but when people decamp at a stadium for the better part of the day, shouldn’t they be allowed to bring their things in a bag that is more comfortable to carry? Curly W blog
Fodor’s wants everyone to visit our wonderful District. It feels pretty good to know that out of 30 items, 7 are right in our neighborhood– or 8 if you count the District Wharf (yay #ward6).
A thoughtful opinion piece from a Capitol Hill neighbor on how to improve the size, scope and approach of the RFK stadium and Reservation 13 developments. Washington Post
A shooting on Linden Place NE resulted in an arrest this past Sunday. PoPville
Three months after it happened, random people are still calling themselves Ryan Zinke in an area just south of Lincoln Park (just kidding). An addendum to a tale about rude neighbors. Washington Post via SF Gate
The Star and Shamrock announced via Facebook that they are closing after 10 years of operation. The space will pass on to Bullfrog Bagels, but the memories will always remain. The closure will be official after the weekend of February 15-17.
Just across the river, we have a wonderful ice rink. But when we have to choose between renovating it or making sure several schools have HVAC, it’s not fair to either facility. Schools are important, but recreation can be a lifeline for many. WAMU
White Ford Bronco’s singer Gretchen Gustafson would spend part of her dream day in DC in the neighborhood. We dig the limo-ride-to-the-Pug part of the dream day most of all. Washington Post
Help police apprehend a man who touched a woman inappropriately at Stadium-Armory metro on Friday. WJLA