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by Andrew Ramonas — March 17, 2015 at 9:10 am 0

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Mayor Has Plan to Close D.C. General — Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a plan to shutter the D.C. General homeless shelter by 2018. The District would lease and build smaller homeless shelters for residents of the dilapidated facility, according to the draft plan. [Washington Post]

Condo, Apartment Buildings Coming to Trapeze School Site — A condo building with about 140 units and an apartment building with about 190 rentals are slated to come to the space currently occupied by the Trapeze School at 4th and Tingey streets SE. Both of the buildings will have ground-level retail. The school will move this fall. Construction on the buildings is expected to start near the end of the year or in early 2016. [JDLand]

Capitol Hill Bar Takes on National Chain in ‘Great Burger Battle’ — Washingtonian put Five Guys and Tune Inn burgers up against each other in its “Great Burger Battle,” which it calls its “March Madness for food lovers.” Five Guys won the contest, with 64 percent of respondents voting for the burger chain. [Washingtonian]

You Know You’re a Capitol Hill Parent When — “You know that a MOTH isn’t just an insect (it also stands for Moms on the Hill)” and 15 other signs you’re a Capitol Hill parent. [Red Tricycle]

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