Breakfast links: Where the arts are
Rush is now Plus: WMATA's new service pattern, Rush Plus, begins today. (Examiner) ... Did it affect your commute? How did it go?
Corcoran could struggle in the suburbs: Suburban jurisdictions are wooing the Corcoran, but arts institutions have a much harder time thriving in the suburbs. Should it merge with GWU? (RPUS)
Shakespeare sues to keep its space: The Shakespeare Theatre's landlord, the Lansburgh Theatre, is trying to raise the rent by 700%. The Shakespeare is suing, saying a long-standing agreement prohibits this. (DC Theatre Scene, DC Doug)
DC is great and getting greater: Ethics issues aside, DC (and the Washington region more generally) is getting to be a better place to live every day, and that trend will only continue with better education, retail, less trafic and more, writes Roger Lewis. (Post)
Shuttle goes to fresh food: A new shuttle bus will transport residnets of Ward 8 to the ward's farmers' market, one of the few nearby opportunities for fresh produce. Organizers hope to serve an upcoming St. Elizabeths market as well. (Post)
Climate change threatens Norfolk: Only New Orleans is at greater risk from climate change and rising sea levels than Norfolk, Virginia, says NOAA. To make matters worse, the ground in the region is literally sinking. (Post)
And...: Mayor Gray will reappoint Natwar Gandhi as CFO. (Washington Times) ... DC's $1 fuel surcharge ends Wednesday. (Examiner) ... A driver made a U-turn across the Pennsylvania Avenue bike lanes and hit a cyclist. (@GarberDC) ... The latest Calvin and Hobbes rerun is an urban planning classic. (GoComics, J)Have a tip for the links? Submit it here.
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