Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec April 14, 2015 at 9:55 am 0

Columbus Circle

Rose’s Luxury Roof Garden Now Open — Reservations opened yesterday for the seasonal roof garden that tops the Barracks Row restaurant Rose’s Luxury. The first reservations, only for groups of eight to 10 people, sold out right away. [Washington City Paper]

Bowser Wants to Guard Body Camera Footage — A provision in Mayor Muriel Bowser’s budget support act would make footage from police body cameras exempt from Freedom of Information Act requests from reporters and the public. A Bowser spokesman said “the goal is to respect [the] privacy” of people caught on camera. [Washington City Paper]

D.C. Statehood Bill Has More Support Than Ever — The U.S. House bill to grant statehood to the District now has 113 cosponsors, which is 10 more than ever before. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton will try to rally support this week, around D.C.’s Emancipation Day. [WAMU]

New Metro Trains Are Running — New railcars went into service on the Blue Line this morning. The trains have safety upgrades, LCD route maps, video screens and “that new car smell.” [WUSA 9]


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