Morning Rundown

by Andrew Ramonas April 6, 2016 at 9:20 am 0

H Street NE public art

H Street NE Bar Owner Responds to Breast Milk Controversy — Mark Thorp, who owns Little Miss Whiskey’s at 1104 H St. NE, defended his employee who wouldn’t let in a woman with a bottle of breast milk. The woman’s friend wrote to local blog PoPville about the experience, sparking a debate over the bouncer’s handling of the situation. [Washingtonian]

Rooftop Lounge Opens Near Nationals Park — The “Top of the Yard” rooftop lounge at the Hampton Inn & Suites at 1265 1st St. SE is now open with views of Nationals Park. [JDLand]

John Oliver Pokes Fun at Capitol Hill Restaurant Owner — On “Last Week Tonight,” Comedian John Oliver gave a ribbing to Johnny’s Half Shell owner Johnny Fulchino about the “80s hockey player’s sweaty crab shack” featured in a promotional video the restaurant released 10 years ago. Oliver was doing a piece on congressional fundraisers, which often happen at the 400 North Capitol St. NW eatery. [Eater DC]

Which RFK Redevelopment Plan Do You Support? — An unscientific Hill Now poll on Events DC’s plans for the RFK Stadium campus showed by 9:15 a.m. that a little more than half of respondents prefer cultural attractions on the site, instead of professional sports facilities. [Hill Now]


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