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

  • Capital Pride kicked off with Sweet Spot Aerial Productions’ performance of Where I Belong: Finding Myself Under a Big Top, featuring high-flying trapeze stunts. (via DCist)
  • The fancy new 7000-series Metro cars are now running along the Red Line. (via DCist)
  • WAMU reporter Pam Fessler wrote a fabulous human interest story about Casa Ruby’s role in helping trans individuals find a community. (via WAMU)
  • Just in time for summer, Dolci Gelato unveils a new treat called “gelato caldo.” (via Washington Post)
  • William O. Howland Jr., D.C.’s Public Works Director, is resigning after 11 years of dealing with our trash. (via Washington Post)
  • United Passions, The FIFA movie tanked in the box office, though people in Arlington accounted for more than a quarter of ticket sales. (via Washingtonian)
  • Maryland lawmakers are working to try to even the playing field for taxi cab drivers who are trying to compete with ride-hailing smartphone applications like Uber. (via WAMU)
  • Following a rise in synthetic marijuana overdoses, D.C. health officials are looking to clear synthetic drugs from the streets. (via WJLA)
  • Philadelphia organization Mothers in Charge held a protest against gun violence on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. (via WJLA).
  • Three Maryland high schools are doing away with gendered, different-colored graduation robes, and instead will offer just one gender-neutral robe out of consideration for trans students. (via MyFoxDC)
  • Del Campo’s Victor Albisu was named Chef of the Year at the RAMMY Awards last night. (via Washington City Paper)