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Wake to Washington

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Me: “Alexa, find me some friends.”

Alexa: Ok, here are some DC Fray leagues.

Winter registration is closing soon. Play basketball, skeeball, volleyball, and more!

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“Medium Food, Great Place”

On the 730dc blog: we honor the wistful nostalgia and reliability of our favorite just-okay joints. Affordability, community, and comfort appeal are key to the relationship we have with our go-to mediocre restaurants, and we rounded up some reader responses if you’re on the lookout for a new “okay” spot to try.

 

WMATA service improvements

But not the typical kind. Four carriers (AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile) now have complete wireless coverage on three Metro lines: Green, Orange, and Blue, and the three remaining tunnels will have complete wireless service by next June. 

“Equality is not enough”

In their report released yesterday, the DC Fiscal Policy Institute identified multiple flaws in DC Public Schools’ funding models and uncovered significant budget cuts for schools in Wards 7 and 8 to manage their underfunded overall budget. According to DCFPI’s report, DCPS has not been following school funding laws

 

Michelle Obama playing Santa Claus

In this mega adorable video, Southeast DC elementary school Randle Highlands welcomes a special visitor. Michelle Obama announced some big surprises, including $100,000 for all the school’s needs, a brand new basketball court, Macbooks for teachers, and iPads for every student. This is all part of Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways. 

  • Of course, see above: philanthropy can't replace politics. 

Southeast hospital’s future uncertain

The future of a planned future hospital in Southeast is at risk as GWU sues a healthcare corporation partner, putting at risk plans for needed healthcare east of the Anacostia.

Also || spill your secrets to the rebooted Washingtonian’s Food Sex Money column, how much we’re paying drivers to park in Adams Morgan, the old DC factories that are now other buildings, dumpling/noodle shop coming to Union Market, Cautious Clay: from GWU to 9:30 club

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Garage Art Party

The Cheshire is hosting an art party from artists within a five block radius. Local as it gets. (6:30pm)

 

Comedy schmomedy

Reminders from the Weekly Scheduler

Also || brew lights | tunes: Nova ONE, pen palindrome | omar and pressley on running for office | north pole live | free sweetgreen lunch | Adam Pendleton artist talk

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