Morning Rundown

by Andrea Swalec May 6, 2015 at 9:55 am 0

Rowers on the Anacostia River

Senior Attacked in Metro Station Speaks — The 69-year-old man attacked in the Eastern Market Metro station last month said his assailant pushed him, said “Get out of the way, old man?” and then asked “Do you want to take this outside?” Victim Albert Langeberg told the attacker he was a “disgrace to the human race.” [NBC Washington]

How the 11th Street Bridge Park Will Benefit Anacostia — The group behind the 11th Street Bridge Park project is working with groups in Ward 8 to spur economic development on both sides of the river. Job training programs, opportunities for entrepreneurs and more public meetings are in the works. [Next City]

Pedestrian Safety Critique on Bike to School Day — Hill East resident and ex-Congressional candidate Tim Krepp praised the spirit of Bike to School Day in an editorial for The Hill Is Home but said the city hasn’t committed to keeping pedestrians and bikers safe. [The Hill Is Home]

Home Buyers’ Nightmare — A three-part series by WAMU tells the stories of home buyers who learned too late that their houses were shoddily renovated, leaving them dealing with sewage overflows, rotten wood and toxic mold. [WAMU]

The Best Tacos on the Hill — Local writer/photographer/taco correspondent María Helena Carey maps out where to eat tacos near Capitol Hill, including one stuffed with grasshoppers. [The Hill Is Home]


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