DC News You Can (Maybe) Use
kaylee | Sep 12, 2017 | 4:00PM |

WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around D.C.) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy:

  • Pearl Street Warehouse, one of the many venues opening up at The Wharf, has just announced it’s booking Booker T. Jones for its first show on October 12. (via press release)
  • Also there’s a new Yoko Ono installation popping up at Union Market on Friday. (via press release)
  • Maryland’s Governor Hogan of  has promised to give Metro $500 million over four years, but only if Virginia, D.C. and the federal government match him. (via WJLA)

  • Speaking of Metro, the same man has been arrested 1o times for indecent exposure on the transit system… but they can’t seem to ban him. He’s also been arrested 11 times for fare evasion. (via DCist)
  • Moving on to transportation systems that don’t make you want to hide away and never see the world again, the MBT is having some expansion problems. (via GGW)
  • The National Zoo is sending the new tiger cub to San Diego after his mother started showing aggression. Man this is bumming me out. (via WTOP)

  • In good and fun news, Danny Lledó of Slate Wine Bar won the People’s Choice Award at the Paella Wine & Beer Festival in California. (via press release)
  • This short film features actual teens who live east of Anacostia. (via DCist)
  • University of Maryland wants to be Amazon’s second headquarters. Between this and the Under Armour affiliation, UMD really loves those brandz. (via WBJ)