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by Andrea Swalec — February 24, 2015 at 9:10 am 0

Construction at 13th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Feb. 23, 2015

Congressman Blamed for Capitol Sledding Ban — A “Congressional grump” is to blame for enforcing the ban on sledding at the Capitol Building, a source tells Roll Call. Aides to House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers and Senate Appropriations Chairman Thad Cochran denied any involvement by their bosses. [Roll Call]

Streetcar Tickets Issued So Far — Between mid-July 2014 and Feb. 18, 640 tickets were issued to drivers who blocked the streetcar path on H Street NE and Benning Road NE. [Washington City Paper]

Overturned SUV Kills Pedestrian Near Chinatown — A man died after an SUV lost control and flipped onto the sidewalk at 4th and H streets NW about 5 p.m. yesterday. A second pedestrian was hospitalized with serious but non-life-threatening injuries. It’s not clear yet if the driver will be charged. [NBC Washington; FOX 5]

D.C. Fashion Week on H Street NEHill Rag photographed some of the top looks at opening night of D.C. Fashion Week, which was held Wednesday in the closed Rainbow store in the largely vacant H Street Connection strip mall. [Hill Rag]

Rose’s Luxury Named ‘Most Outstanding Restaurant’ — The acclaimed Barracks Row restaurant Rose’s Luxury has gotten another honor; it was named the most outstanding restaurant in the U.S. by GQ. [GQ]

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