J. Freedom du Lac, besides having one of the best names in journalism, had a good write up of the tour guide license lawsuit. Constitutional scholars are mixed on the merits of the case, which, of course, is why Constitutional scholars have jobs. My favorite part: plaintiff in the case and Segs in the City co-owner Tonia Edwards refers to the Old Post Office as "the second-tallest building in Washington." Except, it's not.
It's WAY too detailed to go into here, but DC has split the baby in half in the long running debate as to whether it's Meridian Hill or Malcolm X Park. Whatever, don't sweat it, but go check it out if you're in town. It's one of the city's great urban parks. (Prince of Petworth)
I'm looking forward to checking out the One Life: Katherine Graham exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery. It opens today and runs through March 31st. Katherine Graham was the longstanding publisher and CEO of the Washington Post, most notably through the Watergate and Pentagon Papers years. (Around the Mall)
A tour bus returning to Pennsylvania from a school trip to the National Zoo crashed Wednesday. The driver was the only fatality, and it appears that his heart attack caused the bus crash.(TBD/ABC7)
The Brickskeller for sale! To be turned into a boutique hotel?!?! What the crap? All the criticisms in the comments are valid and I don't care. They better not touch one bit of the dank. (DCist)