Where we talk about stuff (happening in and around D.C.) we didn’t always write about but is still something you may care to get all riled about.
- The new government initiative and international exchange program American Chef Corps taps culinary ambassadors who’ve served American and foreign leads; over 20 DC chefs are among the Chef Corps including Victor Albisu, José Andrés, Scott Drewno, Mike Isabella, Jamie Leeds, Spike Mendelsohn and Bryan Voltaggio. (via Washingtonian)
(The State Department // Washingtonain)
- Oh, you know, just your typical day in NoVA when a rabid beaver leaps out of pond, chases children in Springfield. Sadly, this is not the first beaver attack in recent DMV-area history. (via Washington Post)
- In happier nature news, what’s it like to spend a night at the zoo with the pandas and feed a sloth? Borderstan did it and even saw a panda eat a popsicle. True story. (via Borderstan)
- Does DC need another punk-rock documentary? Here’s a look at the latest DC punk Kickstarter campaign. (via Washington City Paper)
- If Coward Collective racks up 1,000 hits for their “Already Winning (Pussy Riot Tribute),” they will do a live protest performance of the song in front of the Russian embassy wearing pussy riot gear.
- Your This is Terrifying DC News of the Day: two women are being charged with child endangerment after running an unlicensed day care center in Woodbridge, where they would strap children into car seats in closets and various indoor locations. (via WJLA)
- And lastly, not only is this a reminder that H Street Festival is this Saturday (go, go, go)–it’s a sweet notification that Toki Underground is hosting a pop-up library during the day, benefiting public school librarians. (via Prince of Petworth)