Vote! — The polls are open until 8 p.m. You can find your polling place on the Board of Elections’ website. Democrat Charles Allen and Libertarian Pranav Badhwar are on the ballot for the Ward 6 City Council seat. (Here’s what Allen and Badhwar said about why to vote for them.) If you’re still researching ANC candidates, see these guides from The Hill Is Home and Hill Rag.
Barracks Row Beer Garden — A beer garden with space for food trucks will replace the parking lot at 8th and L streets SE. The developer just received a construction permit. [Washington Business Journal]
A Look Inside the Marine Barracks — Marines who serve as “body bearers” by carrying caskets at Arlington National Cemetery follow an intense physical training regime, Capt. Adam Maddock writes. [U.S. Marines Corps]
Rap Star on the Hill — A Christian rapper who is a pastoral assistant at Capitol Hill Baptist Church at 6th and A streets NE has released a chart-topping album. [The Washington Times]