Greater Greater Washington and Georgetown Metropolitan share a great story of the Dumbarton Bridge, a fascinating bridge connecting Georgetown with the Dupont Circle/Kalorama area. Somehow they manage to discuss the history of the Bridge without once commenting on what color Roald Dahl painted the bison's testicles. Oh well.
Washington Post covers the latest must-see attraction in DC: Georgetown Cupcakes. I don't know what is the more annoying trend in DC right now: cupcakes stores or I-hate-cupcake-stores stories. Without comment, then.
Sizable chunks of the new Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial arrived in Baltimore this week after a 47-day voyage from China. The Memorial is set to open next year.
Washington, DC's Congressional Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton took the Architect of the Capitol to task for numerous safety and managment problems at the new Capitol Visitor's Center. Politico reports failures in emergency communications and protocals, as well as some more mundane quality of work issues. Expect hearings on this matter come September.
Speaking of the Senate, the famed Ohio Clock will be shipped up to Boston for repairs soon. The clock, which was made in Philadelhia and has no real relation to the state of Ohio, is an 11 foot tall grandfather clock that stands just outside the Senate Chamber. No word yet on who gets to keep any whisky bottles found inside.
Oh, and yeah, I got free stuff for you. Shoot me an e-mail at email@example.com for tickets to a screening of Going the Distance this Thursday Tuesday night at AMC Georgetown. First come, first serve of course.