The Hill East site’s proximity to historic RFK Stadium holds much of its appeal for a Redskins facility. (Nancy Andrews/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

The D.C. Council wades into unfamiliar territory: relaxing gun laws (WaTimes)

Cherry Blossom peak likely to come early this year (Post)

Capital Bikeshare on its way to mall after Planning Commission vote (Examiner)

A very good, very long profile of bar maven Joe Englert (Washingtonian)

The beginning of the end, or just the beginning, for National Mall gravel? (Examiner)

Harry Jaffe: “If the mayor or city council are serious about bring the team back to D.C., they should demand a new name. Anything less would be hypocritical and insulting.” (Examiner)

“If it would not have been for Frank maybe I would have been one of those kids committing suicide because I’m gay.” (Blade)

Not enough parking for city offices in Southwest’s Waterfront Station (WJLA-TV)

Some Glover Park residents actually want more bars and restaurants (Housing Complex)

Are strict Certificate of Need regulations good for the District’s health care system? (WBJ)

What it’s like to distribute condoms at Catholic University (City Paper)

Breathalyzers might not be in service, but drunk drivers are still getting convicted (Legal Times)

Fishy Fire Truck figure nominated to Prince George’s cabinet post (WaTimes)

Muriel Bowser wants Gray to fund the full Metro subsidy (Dr. Gridlock)

If you want to vote in the April 3 primary, best check your party status now (DCist)

USA Today checks in on DCPS cheating allegations (USA Today)

D.C.’s health care data exchange might be saved after all (WBJ)

Hundreds of Nationals Park parking spaces remain unclaimed by season ticket holders (JDLand)

Food truck sales tax headed for full council vote (Examiner)

How technology is helping D.C. police keep murder count down (GGW)

In Barney Circle, “a tight community vibe ... on the wane”? (Post)

New park and community garden planned west of Washington Hospital Center (PoP)

Part 3 of the Adrian Fenty biocartoon: His time as an ANC commissioner! (The Root DC)