First up, starting June 6th, Metro will expand late-night service to 36 of the busiest bus routes in the DMV. This corresponds with the recent lift COVID restrictions that Mayor Bowser just put into effect starting June 11th.
Fresh off that announcement, our good friends at Rosebar just announced it’s party time! They will open on June 11th, to be exact. Who remembers the DC Sniper? I know we sure do. Well, the story of him, in his own words, is coming to VICE. Lets us know if you care and why?
In sports, Russell Westbrook makes history as the NBA’s all-time triple-double leader. We are just loving this winning Wizards season. Also in sports, the NFL announced they’re giving 2.5 million in grants to non-profits. Two, in particular, are the DC-based United Negro College Fund and The Council on Legal Education Opportunity Inc. Find out more details at washingtoninformer.com.
In we’re staying open news. It’s official, the Temple Hills Skating ring aka Crystal’s is open for another year. The landlord worked out a new lease. How exciting is that?
Where is the Black Lives Matter Plaza mural? Unfortunately, the iconic artwork at 1600 Black Lives Matter Plaza is currently gone due to work to be done underground. Let’s hope it’s coming back. Mayor Bowser has said she is working to make the exhibition permanent.
In MPD news, the two D.C. police officers who were drag racing and crashed are now facing multiple charges, including reckless driving. Speaking of MPD, Robert Contee was just confirmed as their new chief. On another note, they (MPD) are also currently getting hacked with a $4 million ransom. The hackers have already begun to release a rigorous amount of sensitive information.
Aye D.C.! Let’s welcome back the beautiful Claire Huxtable to D.C. That’s right, actress and humanitarian, Phylicia Rashad is Howard University’s new Dean of the College of Fine Arts. Congratulations to the DMV’s own Projex Santana, who was just announced as a contestant on The Cosign, a show on the Genius platform.
Well, there you have it! Ladies & gentlemen, this sums up What’s Going On D.C.? Follow me @TheMediaPrince on everything and follow the hashtag #WGODC.