It’s another scorcher in the Nation’s capital, but what’s new? This year’s heat wave is riding so strong, we no longer bother calling it a heat wave. What’s been going on?
We’re so lucky to have liquor stores like Schneider’s of Capitol Hill and Chat’s Liquors in our midst: Stores that have specialized and have created an enduring legacy of education and catering to customers’ refined palates. This piece by Laura Hayes will inspire you to seek out one of these treasures and drink up to them. Washington City Paper
This piece of analysis from the D.C. Policy Center is fascinating. While we instinctively know the differences between Wards 3 and 6, seeing the numbers of detached homes in either ward and the ensuing population density really makes you ponder how redistricting will turn out in a couple of years.
Robert Little, 25, pleaded guilty to our neighbor and friend Dave Salovesh’s murder. Little was under the influence of PCP when he struck and killed Dave with a stolen car back in April. The sentencing hearing will take place on September 27. DCist
Eight weeks after the fire, Osteria Morini is back. Eater DC
You know what we all need to eat sometime soon? Some delicious raw food from Hempburger. Chef Khepra’s hearing last week went well, but he needs the community to rally around him. If you’ve ever tried his raw juices, you know what I’m talking about: They are seriously good. Washington City Paper
If there is something more irritating than purse snatchers is purse snatchers on a scooter, living the Audrey Hepburn-in-Roman Holiday dream. Shame on you and hope whoever lost her purse was able to retrieve some items. Washington Post
A man who threatened an older couple on the train near Mount Vernon Square on Sunday was arrested at Eastern Market Metro. Kudos to the brave eyewitness who filmed the harasser. WUSA-9
Soon, you’ll be able to bet on sports at Duffy’s and at The Brig. Yay, I guess? NBC-4
Thrillist says that Little Miss Whiskey is one of the best bars in DC if you’re single. Maybe, but nothing beats staying home in your pajamas watching “Queer Eye,” okay?
Exelon, Pepco’s parent company, gave $5 million to the 11th Street Bridge Park. So does this mean it’ll be the” 11th Street Park, brought to you by Exelon”? Just kidding! It’ll be a great place to teach kids about the river and the environment, and it’ll be brought to you thanks to Exelon. Yay money! WAMU