News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's our roundup of things we're reading around the web this AM.

Todd Kliman's review of The Source just went online. Short version: He likes it. He really likes it.

Over at the Prince of Petworth, a local takes a stab at creating "neighborhood cocktails."

Good news for frequent fliers: BWI just installed flight-tracker and weather-display monitors to show the real-time status and location of planes.

DCFoodies updates us on the Capitol Hill Murky Coffee situation. Short version: Murky's old equipment will go to a man who plans to open a coffee shop in Anacostia, and another coffee shop, TBD, will open in Murky's old space in a few months.

Michelle Rhee said yesterday that fixing troubled schools is a process that will take years, not months, the Post reported. Check out Harry Jaffe's profile of the District's school canchellor.

Apartment Therapy does a tour of a modern and lovely Adams Morgan condo.

DCist takes us inside the long-awaited opening of the Kalorama Harris Teeter. Did you know their official mascot is something called the "Happy Dragon"?

The Georgetown Voice's blog discusses the possibility of a Georgetown metro stop—and why a metro stop was originally rejected.

Speaking of the Metro, turns out a Metro employee pleaded guilty to stealing $500,000 and using the money to buy homes in Silver Spring, a BMW, and more.

GreenCanary is taking suggestions for 30 things to do before her 30th birthday—or, as she calls it, the "Countdown to Doom."