Morning Rundown

Dogs romping in Lincoln Park, Feb. 17, 2015

Sledding Ban Enforced on Capitol Grounds — Families who tried to sled the small slopes of the U.S. Capitol grounds were shooed away yesterday by U.S. Capitol Police. To get permission to sled the slopes, you would need a waiver from a member of Congress. [Wall Street Journal]

Natural Soap Store Now Open — Hunnybunny Boutique is now open in the rowhouse at 311 8th St. NE. The shop sells handmade soaps ($5) and teething jewelry for infants ($16-36). [Washington Post]

Streetcar to Get Independent Review — A nonprofit will evaluate the H Street streetcar plans over the course of five to seven weeks, making it unlikely that service will start before May. [WAMU]

Second Case of Measles Confirmed — A second person in the District is confirmed to have measles, health officials said. This case is unrelated to the case diagnosed last month. [NBC Washington]


Morning Rundown


One Case of Measles Confirmed in D.C. — A single case of measles has been confirmed in the District this year thus far. The last reported case of the illness occurred in 2012. The “isolated” case is related to the patient’s international travel, the D.C. Department of Health said. [D.C. DOH]

Pizza Parts & Service Now Closed — The 1320 H St. NE restaurant closed abruptly. Information on why is on the way, the business tweeted. [Frozen Tropics]

Charlie Sheen Dines Near the Capitol — A tipster to Eater reported spotting Charlie Sheen eating lunch Monday at Charlie Palmer Steak on Constitution Avenue NW. Restaurant staff reportedly took the actor’s silverware away because he kept “banging it on things.” He ate his salad with his hands. [Eater]

Tribute to Thomas and Peter RiehleHill Rag paid tribute to Hill resident Thomas Riehle and his son Peter, who both died unexpectedly on Jan. 2 and 3. The family was active in the Capitol Hill Cluster School, Hine School redevelopment process and Boy Scout Troop 500. [Hill Rag]


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