Morning Rundown

by Jared Holt July 7, 2015 at 9:05 am 0

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Nothing Fishy About Restoration — Monty Hoffman, founder and chief executive officer of PN Hoffman, plans to renovate the Maine Avenue Fish Market in Southwest. Plans include a retail and restaurant addition, utility and accessibly updates and several new structures. [Washington Business Journal]

Remembering Kevin Sutherland — Friends of the man stabbed to death on a train at the NoMa-Gallaudet University Metro station last weekend met in Southeast yesterday to remember his life. Sutherland was an American University graduate and a digital political strategist. [WTOP]

Streetcar Named Patience — Missteps such as a labor union dispute and flash fire in February are testing the patience of both opponents and supporters of the streetcar system on H Street NE. Dan Tangherlini, former interim general manager for Metro, said the problems the streetcar is facing are similar to issues Metrorail faced during its introduction. Since the project was approved almost 10 years ago, the streetcar program has failed to transport any passengers. [Washington Times]

‘Bungled’ Budget — Mayor Muriel Bowser claimed in an email blast last week that the D.C. Council failed make footage from police officer body cameras exempt from the Freedom of Information Act. Now, she will be responsible for finding $1.5 million to fund the requests. “The Council took, took some more, and then punted,” she said. [Washington City Paper]


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