Morning Rundown

by Andrew Ramonas July 29, 2015 at 9:50 am 1 Comment

Library of Congress Main Reading Room

Maine Avenue Fish Market v. D.C. and The Wharf — Two tenants from Maine Avenue Fish Market claim that the D.C. government and developers of The Wharf mixed-use project “entered into a conspiracy” to force out their businesses. A 34-page complaint accuses the District and the developers of “harassment,” “governmental overreach” and “unjust attempts to out [the tenants] from their leased property.” [Washington City Paper]

NoMa Mural Artists Reflect on Work — Omar Pasha and other artists who helped create 14,000 square feet of murals in NoMa talked to WAMU about their work. “The mural brings together the community in terms of camaraderie, and a combined effort toward a single cause,” Pasha said. “I think that’s really important for kids, education-wise.” [WAMU]

Should D.C. Try to Bring Olympic Events to Capitol Hill Area? — Boston and the U.S. Olympic Committee this week pulled their bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the city, giving the District another opportunity to secure the Games. Supporters of the District’s bid had discussed the possibility of constructing major Olympic venues in the Capitol Hill area. Hill Now is asking  readers to weigh in on whether D.C. should try to bring Olympic events to the Capitol Hill area. [Hill Now]


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