A roundup of media coverage of neighborhood people and places:He’s paid more than the mayor: Washington Business Journal says UDC President Ron Mason’s $312,965 2017 salary makes him the highest-paid District government official. Read more about how other DC government salaries stack up.
Politics and Prose gets a long-awaited sequel: DCist has photos of Politics and Prose’s second location at The Wharf on the Southwest Waterfront. “As we were setting up, we had people look through the window, see our logo, and start clapping,” store manager Justin Bethel told DCist.
State-of-the-art, for its time: The Washington Post magazine paid a visit to Peirce Mill, “a living relic of Washington history.” (The final “Run of the Mill” of the 2017 season is Saturday, October 28th.)
A spot in a Michelin guide: Sfoglina (4445 Connecticut) is one of only three new restaurants to be added to Michelin’s second annual “Bib Gourmand” list for DC. This is Michelin’s “affordable” dining list. Two courses and a drink must be priced at under $40 to make the cut. Read about the other “newbies” and see the full 2018 list at Eater DC.
Even the Post’s food critic craves a burger and fries: It’s where Tom Sietsema goes when he “needs a break from tasting menus and nasturtium petals.” Buck’s Fishing and Camping (5031 Connecticut Avenue), he says, “comes to the rescue with familiar American comforts…”