Snowmageddon this ain’t: The super-seeming snowdrifts of 24 hours ago turned quickly to a slushy mess Thursday as temperatures rose and rain fell. Residential streets remained predictably sloppy late Thursday, but main roads were navigable and airports were back in business. The power, for the most part, stayed on, and, while more precipitation could be coming tonight, the D.C. government will reopen for business at 10 a.m. today. (Schools, already been set to be closed today for a professional development day for teachers, remain so.) Hope you enjoyed your vegan oat scones and artisan gelato, Washington.
N.B.: DeMorning Links will return Thursday.
In other news:
Lucille Proctor, 80, dies in Petworth rowhouse fire (Post)
Jonetta ponders race and the mayor’s race (Post column)
Meet David Jameson, the architect who wants better for D.C. (City Paper)
Rand Paul: Not much of a libertarian when it comes to the District (HuffPo)
Ten homeless families stayed at D.C. rec centers (Post)
Jack Evans cuts campaign check to replace burned-out pro-gay banner (Jack Evans for Mayor)
The city now owns the DCUSA garage, free and clear (WBJ)
Murdered shopkeeper June Lim lives on in her former H Street deli (Young & Hungry)
How to deal with reservationless restaurants (GOG)
Where to eat and drink inside the new Marriott Marquis (WBJ)
Anacostians did not like this restaurant review (CHotR)
Pasta Mia will not die (PoPville)