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FC Barcelona is in town for this weekend’s match against Manchester United. The team wanted to kick around on the Ellipse in front of the White House, but the Park Service would not allow it. (Post) Twitter
Bikes make it across the bridge
Tommy Wells organized a group of cyclists to try to cross the Frederick Douglass (South Capitol Street) bridge, which lacks any sidewalk or other separate facility. It’s harrowing and several cars honk, but they make it. (WAMU) Twitter
A proposed high-security federal development at Poplar Point is not going to happen since there’s no money available. That could mean a less forbidding project ultimately helps create a neighborhood here. (City Paper) Twitter