Having spent all yesterday morning on the Mall, the news that a man planned to detonate a huge set of fireworks there (to protest the banking industry) is a bit concerning. That’s not to mention the illegality and illogic of his plan. But at least the weather is perfect. He’s in custody.
Times are hard, so hard that the Capital Food Bank had to start charging pantries for fresh produce. Thanks to a local private banker, the produce is now free once again. Now, if we could just eliminate the need for food banks ...
It’s not in the DNA of those hard-working Metrobuses to last as long as they do. For that longevity, credit a regular rehab, which Metro says keeps the buses running three years longer than normal.
More good news: Tom Jackman’s back, so the State of NoVa blog is up and running again; the next in the Night Lives series is posted; H Street will see streetcars in mid-2013; a suspect in six bank robberies has been charged; and remember Sulaimon Brown and the drama over D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray’s election? We’re going to have some news on that around 9 a.m. You’ll find it at PostLocal.