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Morning Rundown

by Daniel Levitt August 4, 2015 at 9:25 am 2 Comments

Southeast Capitol Hill flower

Plans for Navy Yard Oyster Eatery Scrapped — Navy Yard Oyster Co. has backed out of its lease to open a new restaurant along the Capitol Riverfront. [Washington City Paper]

Man Arrested for Jumping Over Capitol Bicycle Rack — A man was arrested for jumping over a bicycle rack on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol yesterday. [WUSA9]

Nationals Park Architects Hired by D.C. United — D.C. United has hired Kansas City-based architecture firm Populous to design the team’s new stadium in Southwest. The architects also designed Nationals Park and Camden Yards in Baltimore. [Washington Post]

Spike in D.C. Crime Due to Staffing Shortages, Police Union Says — District officials should have seen an uptick in crime in the District, according to the D.C. Police Union. Delroy Burton, the union’s chairman, said a shortage of staff is responsible. [WTOP]

  • pooter

    I wonder under what statute they arrested the man jumping over the Capitol bike rack? If he cleared it without damaging any bikes I’d be kind of impressed. But then again, I’m easily entertained.

  • Omar


    Finally like CECE.
    Acknowledgement by the police union of the staffing CRISIS.


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