Goodbye, MLK Library?
A report recommends that the city sell or renovate the 40-year-old MLK library. Tommy Wells will hold a hearing next month on the library’s future. (Examiner)
Tavern coming down
Colonel Brooks’ Tavern in Brookland is scheduled to be demolished within a month. It will be replaced by a 5-story 220 unit residential building with ground floor retail. (DCmud)
Smart meter installation continues
A judge ruled against a legal challenge to DC’s rollout of a smart meter system. A competing company was suing to delay the installations by a week. (Post)
LA’s park ambition
Los Angeles opened two new parks as part of its 50 Parks Initiative, aimed at creating 50 new parks across the city, particularly in neighborhoods poorly-served with park space. (Streetsblog)