Yards Park on the Anacostia riverfront is a recent expansion of the city parks network. (Katherine Frey /The Washington Post)

In other news:

All the coverage of the Thomas Gore guilty plea (Post, AP, WaTimes, Examiner, Loose Lips, DCist, Washingtonian, WJLA-TV, WAMU-FM, WTTG-TV, WRC-TV, USAO)

President Obama-supported enrollment cap is keeping new kids out of the school voucher program (Post editorial)

Woman’s death three months after being shot in front of her children has police renewing search for father (Post)

Brookings study: Massive pollution control project needs a more sustainable financing scheme (Post)

Should D.C. run its own school security rather than hiring contractors? (Examiner)

Jonetta Rose Barras would ditch per-pupil school funding in favor of tax-favored “education development zones” (Examiner)

Tommy Wells tells Hine development foes he won’t do their bidding (EMMCA)

D.C. tourism finally surpasses pre-9/11 levels (AP)

Ye gods: Regional traffic congestion has improved (Post)

Could commerce creep down Florida Avenue from U Street? (Left for LeDroit)

City will finally seek a new Jelleff Rec Center operator (Current via Dish)

Ron Machen visits Southwest church on Thursday (Examiner)

Channel 9’s blanket coverage of an underage drinking bust comes to a satisfying end (WUSA-TV)

Ron Moten has a radio show! It’s not bad! (DC Porcupine)