Stuff You Might Have Missed: Wednesday, Oct. 27

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From Michelle Lancaster

Bomb Scare Closes Red Line during Monday Rush Hour

You may have been one of the many hundreds of people waiting for a single tracked Red Line train Monday afternoon. This one wasn’t a simple malfunction – a passenger alerted the authorities after believing they heard another passenger whisper they had a bomb. Full story is at the Washington Post.


College Crime: Georgetown and AU in the News

American University professor Sue Marcum was found dead Monday morning in her home. has the story, complete with real-time updates, as the details continue to emerge on her recently recovered vehicle and nature of the crime. Across the city, police continue to investigate the drug lab found Saturday morning in a freshman dorm at Georgetown. For the full story and quotes from students, with an astounding number of ‘likes’ for such an esteemed institution, check out again.

16th and U Developments: Von Storch Takeover

Results Gym is out, to make way for a renovation of the building that will include all four Von Storch enterprises – VIDA, Bang Salon, Aura Spa and Capitol City Brewing Company. Fellow blogger DC Mud has the details of the planned renovation. I wonder how neighbors Local 16, Chi Cha Lounge and Stetson’s feel about Cap City moving in – I’m reserving judgment until I see how it impacts one of the best rooftop bars and favorite secret patio in the city.

What do Glenn Beck, Jon Stewart and Bed Bugs have in common?

They all had their Saturday summit in D.C. this fall. Yes, as DCist reports, the Department of Health has named Saturday, January 11, 2011, the date of the summit, entitled “Bed Bugs Are Changing Our World.” I’m sure attendance will be similar to the previous two summits.

Drag Queen High Heel Race Storms 17th St.

You better not have missed this! What did you think of this year’s two innovations, the live feed at Duplex Diner and the VIP box at Church St.? Stay tuned as we post photos  from the event today.


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