Morning Rundown

by Andrew Ramonas March 24, 2015 at 9:15 am 1 Comment

Outside Union Station

Robbery Spree on Metropolitan Branch Trail — Four people were robbed at knifepoint this weekend on or near the Metropolitan Branch Trail, which runs from NoMa to Silver Spring. In each robbery, one or two men took victims’ cellphones. The crimes appear connected, police said. [Washington Post]

Metal Detectors Coming to Nationals Park — Baseball fans will have to go through metal detectors to see a game at Nationals Park this season. The ballpark and all other Major League Baseball stadiums must have metal detectors in place this year. [WTOP]

H Street Runners Returns Tonight — H Street Runners, a local running club, is returning with a “Spring Fun Run and Happy Hour” today. Runners should meet at 6:30 p.m. at 5th and H streets NE for about three miles of running. Drinks will follow at The Big Board on H Street. [PoPville]

Picking the ‘Right’ School on Capitol Hill and Beyond — Local Amy Kovac-Ashley visited Peabody Elementary School and 17 other D.C. schools in 90 days to find the right school for their 3-year-old son. After touring Peabody, she asked, “Why can’t all of D.C.’s kids go to a school like that?” [Medium]


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