Breakfast links: Blame it on the alcohol
Photo by wjserson on Flickr.
A DC Council committee rejected longer bar hours
in favor of a higher alcohol tax in order to raise revenue. The longer hours could come back into the bill later this month. (Post)
Where the bars are:
Ward 2 leads DC with 40% of all liquor licences
, followed by Wards 1 and 6. ANC 2B near Dupont Circle has more liquor licenses than than five of the city's wards. (borderstan)
How to succeed in coffee:
Independent coffee shops can have a tough time, but there are ways
to increase a shop's chance of success, including quality, holding events, and getting a license to sell alcohol. (City Paper)
Good and bad for WMATA transparency:
WMATA brought back daily Metrorail service reports
, adding transparency. But Board chair Cathy Hudgins asked the Inspector General not to speak to the Riders' Advisory Council at the last minute. (TBD)
Arts District tops:
The mixed use Art District Hyattsville was named the best economic development project
in Maryland this year. The Route 1 development is "creating an economic renaissance in Hyattsville." (Patch, Scott)
Gas mileage performance parking?:
A planned parking lot in Boston will give a 10% discount to hybrid and electric vehicles
and charge 10% more for cars with poor gas mileage. It only has 12 spots total, though. (Co.Exist)
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