Afternoon Shots: January 16

Gas leaks under city streets, more toxic waste in Spring Valley, and more to worry about tonight.

By: Benjamin Freed

Ferris wheel to tide over National Harbor visitors until the casino gets built. [Capital Comment]

Chevy Chase, DC, is considered the fourth-hottest neighborhood in the entire country for 2014. [Open House]

Researchers find 6,000 natural gas leaks in District's aging pipe network. [Post]

Also, 11 years in, the Army is still digging up World War I-era toxic waste in Spring Valley. [Capital Comment]

Cornerback DeAngelo Hall says his current employer should change its name. [Capital Comment]

DC's mayoral candidates like being compared to Bill de Blasio, but not to San Francisco. [Loose Lips]

Merger between American Airlines and US Airways means fewer flights from Reagan National to small cities. [WAMU]

Cleveland Park steak frites joint Medium Rare gets a Capitol Hill offshoot. [Best Bites]

A users guide to this weekend's panda gawking. [Capital Comment]