Morning Rundown

by Andrew Ramonas May 17, 2016 at 9:30 am 0

Blind Whino SW Arts Club

Council Proposes Moving Ward 6 Shelter — A homeless shelter Mayor Muriel Bowser plans to put in Southwest actually might open in Mount Vernon Triangle under a new D.C. Council plan. [WAMU]

Driver Crashes, Abandons Car on Capitol Hill-Area Sidewalk — The driver of a car went through a red light near 15th and D streets NE, crashed the vehicle on a sidewalk and then ran away last night. The car likely was stolen, Councilman Charles Allen of Ward 6 tweeted after arriving on the scene. [Twitter/Charles Allen]

DDOT Worker Who Handled Ward 6 Projects Arrested — Ali Shakeri, a District Department of Transportation project manager who focused on Wards 6 and 5, was arrested on charges that he hid almost $200,000 of outside income. [Washington City Paper]

Rock & Roll Hotel Prepares for 10-Year Anniversary Party — The Rock & Roll Hotel at 1353 H St. NE is celebrating 10 years in business this August with garage-rock and punk bands from D.C. and elsewhere. [Washington City Paper]


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