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Wake to Washington

I also painted the monument

New museum honors suffragists

The Lucy Burns Museum opened to the public in Lorton, just in time for the 100th anniversary of women getting the right to vote (white women, at least). The museum takes visitors through the story of 72 suffragists who were imprisoned at the Occoquan Workhouse, and also recognizes its 91-year history as a former prison.

Three barks for Berkeley

Dog parks’ place of birth is no mistake. Rooted in reaction to the loss of green space and restrictive leash laws, the hippies and anarchists who created the People’s Park felt dogs should have something similar

 

This story has Trump and turds

An NYT reporter went ten stories under DC to understand the impact of GOP rollbacks on sewage treatment requirements. We’re in the middle of a massive tunnelling project that creates overflow capacity so that storms don’t put untreated sewage into our rivers, which DOEE director Tommy Wells called “our responsibility to the next generation.”

 

Incentivizing a car-free commute

An app created to reduce emissions and traffic congestion gives cash to users who use more sustainable modes of transportation. The app has a few hiccups and bugs to work out, but they’re sending out checks and they get the main thing right: Walking earns the most while driving earns the least.

 

Homelessness drops, but it’s complicated

If diets worked, one would be enough

There is another way to feel energized, confident and be consistent with food. One that allows you to live life fully. Join other women in the Food Sanity Program. Enroll now.

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Are you Well Read?

Washingtonian profiles local entrepreneur Karina Carlson, who’s tapping into the wellness trend while also pushing attendees beyond it with her Well Read series. Think half yoga/sound bath/meditation, half book club. 

 

Parenting and technology reading group

Starting today, Rhizome is launching a monthly communal learning series on navigating life with children amidst growing digital technology use. (7pm)

 

The best 20 restaurants in DC right now?

Here are the top 20. Spoiler: Anju in Dupont leads the pack. Others we've been to include Elle in Mt Pleasant and Bresca on 14th.

Talks: Ezra Klein + Jamelle Bouie

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