Happy Tuesday, Capitol Hill! Hope you’re enjoying the warmth, because it’ll leave us for a little bit early next week. What’s buzzing, besides the first crop of mosquitoes?
DCist wrote a lovely obituary for Matt Wixon of Bookstore Movers. Rest in peace, Matt.
Brgz is coming to Eastern Market (Estrn Mrkt?) and the Patch has a bit of information. It appears that Brgz is thin on information as well as on vowels.
A vegan diner will pop up inside Rock & Roll Hotel this May, so H Street can truly claim the Vegan Mecca crown. Just remember: No animal products, no sissy’s (sic). Washington City Paper
If you’re wondering why the rent is so damn high, it’s because of all the single family housing. Greater Greater Washington tells it straight.
But here: Hoodline found you a cheap apartment close to Stadium-Armory Metro!
Hey guess what? The biggest parking lot blight in the whole DMV is at RFK and your votes have declared it the uncontested winner! Check out the results of Parking Madness over on Greater Greater Washington.
Is District Soul Food too loud, or is this a case of people not understanding that living in a city means living with a constant level of noise? (See also, no more go-go outside Metro PCS in Shaw.) Buried in this post, a true item of sorrow: The SizzEx is leaving us, and I am unprepared to face life without easy access to their miso soup. WHYYYY? Capitol Hill Corner
Last week we remembered the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the turmoil in which it wrapped the region. WUSA has a good reflection from their assignment editor.
It’s sweet to look at your local celebrations through other people’s eyes. The Independent
So, should we boo Bryce Harper? Washingtonian takes this negative feedback loop seriously. My theory: What if Bryce Harper did it not just for the fabulous money but, by casting himself as a villain, to ensure that a healthy rivalry between DC and Philadelphia stays strong? It’s how in old-timey vaudeville you’re *supposed* to go BOO HISS whenever you see the villain! PAGEANTRY!
What do we want? MORE WOMEN STATUES! When do we want them? NOW! DCist