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by Daniel Levitt July 28, 2015 at 8:45 am 2 Comments

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Post Washington Post — Take a look at Fanny Mae’s plans to replace the Washington Post headquarters on the 1100 block of 15th Street NW. “The building that’s replacing The Washington Post is basically the same,” tweeted Post reporter Mark Berman. “Only it’s from the year 3035 and taller.” [Urban Turf]

Eggs Over Tree-sy — Thip Kao in Columbia Heights is now selling three dishes that feature tree ant eggs as an ingredient. Thip Kao’s Chef Seng Luangrath told Eater that the ant eggs are “one of Lao’s delicacies and an [excellent] source of protein.” [Eater]

Olympic Anticipation — Now that Boston is out as a candidate for the 2024 Olympic Games, should D.C. try again? Here are five reasons why we should. [Washingtonian]

BEACH Trip — Ward 2 residents can visit the “The BEACH” at  the National Building Museum between 9 and 11 a.m. for free. [Borderstan]

Comments (2)

  1. That Fannie Mae building means they’re tearing down the WaPo building, or just renovating? Also I want to know what’s happening to the current HQ on Wisconsin Ave

  2. Hi Teresa,

    I believe the Fannie Mae building will replace the one on 15th Street NW.

    As for what will happen to the current Fannie Mae HQ, I dug up this WaPo article from January: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/digger/wp/2015/01/26/fannie-mae-to-move-to-15th-st-replacing-washington-post-headquarters/

    At the bottom of the article, it says “Fannie plans to sell its building along Wisconsin Avenue but has not begun the sales sales process,” so I think it’s a fair assumption that they will still sell it.

    Hope that helps!

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