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The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web this AM.

Photo of temple flags at the Folklife Festival by Flickr user grace*c*


Catch a whiff of that 16-hour smoked brisket? The annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival kicks off this week with a lineup of Lone Star-inspired food and wine events. Check out details here if you're looking for weekend fun.

Or if you're trying to plan your Fourth of July, check out our Guide to the Fourth

The Supreme Court struck down DC's gun ban—but the court’s decision will have little effect on gun violence in the nation’s capital, say experts. What's your opinion? Take our poll.

Something nobody likes to hear: Expect Metro delays all weekend.

DCist points out that the Washington Times web site redesign missed a minor detail.

At what point does a neighborhood have too many frozen yogurt outlets? That's what Apples and Bananas is wondering.