D.C. Council member David A. Catania (I-At Large) attended Saturday’s “Night of Hope” gala for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The event has a Big Top theme, leading K Street Kate to ask Catania how the D.C. Council is like the circus. Said Catania, “They are too similar for words.”

In other news:

Hilton eyes Old Post Office Pavilion for a 245-room Waldorf Astoria (Capital Business)

Huge lines for help with utility bills persist (CHotR)

Wale to stump for statehood via rhyme (WaTimes)

BOEE, rabbi close to settlement on election date suit (Legal Times)

Our cool bike racks (DCist)