For city politicos, there are fewer suite spots to go around this year. (Ricky Carioti/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

”I no longer feel safe on Metro.” (Post op-ed)

Let the tall-building backlash begin (DCist)

”[I]sn’t it time that the District started closing schools rather than just talking about the need to do so?” (Post editorial)

Ian MacKaye turned 50 today (We Love DC)

In case you haven’t heard, there will be a space shuttle flyover tomorrow (Post)