It’s another lovely Tuesday in the nation’s capital and I can almost smell the dry-erase boards and the Pine-Sol: It’s the last week before school starts!
What other excitement is happening around the interwebs?
Every point requires a counterpoint, and Charles Allen and Karl Racine did just that: They defend their decision to push for criminal justice reform. Washington Post
In more council-related news, Greater Greater Washington is calling for two WMATA board members to resign, after a Washington Post article revealed their involvement in the Jack Evans ethics scandal. The GGWash editorial board has already called for Jack Evans to resign from the DC Council, but now you can also add your name to a petition.
Washington City Paper takes a look at sports betting coming to bars –most notably, Dirty Water and Duffy’s on H Street NE and the Brig on Barracks Row.
Last week’s mural unveiling was powerful. Larry at Capitol Hill Corner has some of the stories behind the mural.
In food news, Brgz opened last Thursday and Eater has the skinny. Read the Eater piece, because you don’t want to hear what my 13-year old has to say about the look of them. We’ll see what he thinks when we try them.
Two of the hottest natural wine spots in this list are in our neighborhood, because we’re cool 94.7–The Drive
Wait, wait, wait…. we might get Mezut Özil to play for DC United, maybe? But he’s not convinced? Still, this is exciting news! 90 Min
Junction Bar and Bistro is what’s going to open where Bagels and Baguettes used to be. Sniff. PoPVille