Workmen check on last-minute details for Tuesday's opening of the ICC. (Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

Maryland’s Intercounty Connecter opens in full today. But the highway is a significant strain on the state’s budget; it could be the last publicly funded highway built in the Maryland suburbs for a generation. A user’s guide from Dr. Gridlock is here.

Occupy Wall Street protesters are set to finish their march from New York’s Zuccotti Park to McPherson Square. Liz Flock walked with them for most of the way; her photo essay is here.

Meet the couple who bought Halcyon House. After nearly a week of guesswork, the Georgetowner reported that biotech tycoons Ryuji Ueno and Sachiko Kuno purchased the home for $12.5 million after buying the fabled Evermay estate for $22 million.

Are you leaving Thanksgiving preparation for the last minute? Not to worry: Here’s our procrastinator’s guide to the holiday.

Thieves “swarm” Montgomery County convenience store. About 50 people swarmed into a 7-11 in Montgomery County over the weekend and made off with snacks and drinks, county police said. Here’s video:

Follow along on Faceboo k:

Click the “like” button below to like PostLocal on Facebook.