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

  • Stadium Armory Metro is closed because it’s filled with smoke, which is pretty normal behavior at this point. (via NBC)
  • Here’s a list of every restaurant in D.C. with a pope themed menu item, for those of you who are going to celebrate the papal visit by eating your weight in food (sounds like a good plan). (via City Paper)
  • Speaking of the Pope, here’s a rundown of his schedule the next couple of days. (via WJLA)


  • Also, if you live in Ward 3 your trash wont be picked up until the Pope leaves. His path of destruction knows no mercy. (via City Paper)
  • Stetson’s, a bar we just recently wrote about in our Least Douchey Bars in D.C. series, is closing at the end of October. It’s like we’re cursed. (via Borderstan)
  • The Blue, Orange, and Silver Lines were out of service this morning because this is our lives. (via Washington Post)


  • Speaking of the Silver Line, The Silver Spring transit center is now officially open. It probably wont help with anything! Everything is broken forever! (via WAMU)
  • A Metro employee was killed in Maryland after being hit by a CSX train. (via NBC)
  • D.C. government has clarified that their wildlife plan does not include killing stray cats. I’m sad this is something that had to be clarified. (via City Paper)


  • The Secret Service kicked out hundreds of parents and their children (who, by the way, happen to have cancer) out of Lafayette Square. It didn’t go well (via Washington Post)
  • Most zoo’s are terrible places. Do not read this article if you’re not interested in crying at work (via Washington Post)
  • The Atlantic explores why women’s fashion in D.C. is so terrible and sexist. (via The Atlantic)
  • A woman is suing Fig & Olive after its salmonella outbreak. This just keeps getting worse and worse. (via Washington Post)