A DC Council committee voted in favor of a bill raising the District’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour in increments by 2016. The bill does not affect restaurant employees who work for tips, despite a last-minute push by advocates for paying waiters, bartenders, and busboys closer to the standard minimum wage.
Just in time for Thanksgiving travel: an early-winter storm full snow, sleet, and freezing rain. The fun begins Tuesday at 3 AM! [Capital Weather Gang]
Democrat Mark Herring declared winner of Virginia attorney general’s race by 165 votes, all but guaranteeing a recount. [Post]
Metro will stay open late for fans coming home from FedEx Field following the game against the San Francsico 49ers. [WMATA]
DC residents are getting bigger trash and recycling bins next year. [City Desk]
Get ready to start paying for tours of the Washington National Cathedral. [Capital Comment]
Unlimited pizza and other restaurant deals for those who’d rather not make a huge Thanksgiving meal. [Best Bites]
A Frankenstein rock opera at the Black Cat (1811 14th St., NW) and other fun stuff happening this week. [After Hours]