David Stupakov, 3, learns to put flowers he has just picked into vases in the summer program at Crossway Community Montessori School in Kensington. (Dayna Smith/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)

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Every Friday afternoon our #DMVReads picks, we highlight five of the best stories from the local blogosphere. If you have a local blog post you’d like to be considered, submit the link here.

Now, on to the top blog posts from the past week:

– Maryland Reporter begins a series examining the current state of charter schools in Maryland with a look at why the laws governing them are problematic.

– Restonian reports that in spite of Metro construction in the area drawing near, demand for commercial development space is slowing.

– Georgetown Metropolitan notes that in an effort to inject some life into the neighborhood restaurant scene, there are up to three easily available right now.

Riggo’s Rag takes a closer look at two very recent off-season additions to the Redskins coaching staff.

– Capital Spice tempts the taste buds of all local carnivores and BBQ fans alike with a preview of the upcoming DC Meat Week.