Not quite over yet

October 30, 2012

With Metro closed indefinitely, you too might want to try the poncho biking thing later today. (Mike DeBonis/The Washington Post)

Sandy’s still hanging around, and while the D.C. region might have been spared the vicious storm surge that’s devastated New York City, the National Weather Service is warning that the worst riparian flooding in more than 15 years is still to come. And, of course, the felled trees and widespread power outages will inconvenience residents for days. What you need to know: If it was closed yesterday, it’s almost certainly also closed today. And keep your eyes, as always, on Capital Weather Gang and the Post liveblog.

In other news:

Meet the horse-head jogger guy (Reliable SourceDCist)

D.C. politicos while away the storm on Twitter (WRC-TV)

Tough time to be a live-aboard (DCist)

The High Heel Race is postponed till Thursday (Facebook)

Jim Graham is not a fan of the ethics probe against him (Blade)

Jonetta Rose Barras has questions about Jack Evans’s OCFO oversight: “Why have the media discovered critical issues, and not him and his committee? Is his relationship with the CFO too cozy? Is it time to change committee leadership?” (Examiner)

Could the upper 14th Street bus garage move to the Old Soldiers’ Home? (Capital Business)

After OCF audit, Vincent Orange “is bragging at a time when he should be showing some contrition” (Loose Lips)

Fort Myer Construction in $7.4 million contract dispute over Pennsylvania Avenue streetscape bills (WBJ)

Preservationists aren’t really pressing to save the FBI Building (Capital Business)

West End library opponents press on with court appeal (WBJ)

Why Metro runs the holiday schedules it runs (GGW)

The D.C. high school football playoff picture emerges (Post)

L Street has half a cycletrack (GGW)

Redeveloping the West Heating Plant is trickier than you might think (Capital Business)

Lawyer for Frank Kameny’s estate tells activist to stop using “gay is good” (Blade)

Wendy Rieger has been having more fun than you (City Desk)

Mike DeBonis covers local politics and government for The Washington Post. He also writes a blog and a political analysis column that runs on Fridays.
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