News & Politics

The Morning Buzz

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

Greg Engert, beer director at Rustico, gave us some details on the new restaurant that's opening in Logan Circle, plus lots more fun beer information in his online chat with us yesterday.

Metro is hiring a "mystery rider"—aka a watchdog service that will hopefully improve its service.

The City Paper reports that Fenty came up with a plan to save the Lincoln Theatre.

Do something good (and adorable): The Washington Humane Society is looking for homes that will foster kittens.
Metblogs reports that the District purchased three Czech-made streetcars. Except, uh, the streetcars are still in the Czech Republic.

Pizza alert! A new joint is opening up in Columbia Heights, notes Apples and Bananas.