D.C. for-hire auto transportation regime seems to produce nothing but gripes. (Bill O'Leary/WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

Vincent Orange is not as vindicated as he says he is (D.C. Wire, Loose Lips, Examiner)

Yvette Alexander’s lament: “I meet with the most lobbyists, yet I raise the least amount of money.” (Examiner)

House Judiciary panel takes up D.C. abortion bill today; Eleanor Holmes Norton says her piece (WaTimes, DCist)

Harry Jaffe on now-versus-then: “Now the chain of prosecutorial command — from U.S. Attorney Ron Machen Jr. through Attorney General Eric Holder to President Obama — is African-American.” (Examiner)

William Raspberry, 1935-2012 (Post)

He fell out pretty hard with Washingtonian’s Jack Limpert for a while (Washingtonian)

Washington Latin charter school snags former Rudolph Elementary (Post)

Federal “sequester” estimated to cost D.C. 127,000 jobs (Examiner)

7-Eleven confrontation ends in beating for political consultant (Crime Scene, WaTimes, WTTG-TV)

Today, in Vincent Gray staying the course (WUSA-TV)

New York Times is asking Gray questions (WRC-TV)

Tom Sherwood: “How much Gray knew about the shadow campaign, and how early he knew, constitute the core of the U.S. attorney’s investigation, which is rapidly wrapping up.” (WRC-TV)

Gay activist Rick Rosendall says prosecutors are “pick[ing] at the scab of colonialism which has long characterized the federal government’s treatment of the nation’s capital” (HuffPo)

Gray supporter Peter Rosenstein says Hizzoner should “work with his lawyers and craft as full and complete a statement as he can” (HuffPo)

Zoning Commission chair: “I’m going to be talking about this for a long time, the agreement that was made over at Georgetown.” (Current via Dish)

Naming dispute means uptown Italian restaurant has to change its name (GOGBlog)

Street artists are not interested in performing in Metro stations for free (DCist)

An overhaul of Maryland Avenue SW could enliven L’Enfant Plaza area (GGW)

Grand Hyatt sold for $400 million (Capital Business)

City launches “FastTrac” entrepreneurship program (WBJ, WJLA-TV)

Over at GSA, DanTan lays down the law on bonuses (Federal Eye)

What delivering the mail in “rural Washington” was like in 1903 (GGW)

Spike Mendelsohn continues his colonization of the 300 block of Pennsylvania Avenue SE (WBJ)