Afternoon Shots: December 2

DC’s mayoral race finally gets interesting, and other stuff to talk about tonight.

By: Benjamin Freed

Well, DC's 2014 mayoral race finally got interesting. Vince Gray is running for a second term. [Capital Comment]

Metro wants to raise the average cost of its wonderful rail service to $3 a ride. [Post]

New food truck rules went into effect today. Here's how it's going to change your lunch. [Best Bites]

Was the turkey bugged? The NSA sent its employees home with Thanksgiving talking points. [Post]

Congress is sympathetic to the idea of relaxing the Height Act letting DC have taller buildings. [Capital Comment]

December is full of road races to burn off the Thanksgiving glut before Christmas eating season begins. [Well + Being]

The referees kind of screwed Washington in the fourth quarter Sunday night against the New York Giants. [Deadspin]

Mikhail Baryshnikov performs at Shakespeare Theatre Company this week. Read his interview with Washingtonian. [After Hours]

Industry Night for $10 tonight at Graffiato, and other food events coming up this week. [Best Bites]