May 14, 2024 - News

🍯 Around the Beltway: More bears!

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An independent investigation into former deputy mayor John Falcicchio, who resigned last year after allegations of sexual harassment from two city employees, found that he made "unwanted sexual advances" to a third individual. The report, not public, was obtained by some media outlets. (Washington Post)

🏨 A foreclosure sale is scheduled next month for the Waldorf Astoria's lease. Miami's CGI Merchant Group, which purchased the lease rights to the former Trump Hotel, defaulted on its $285 million loan. (Washington Business Journal)

🐻Spotted: Another black bear, this time in Arlington. The juvenile wandered "politely" around. (WTOP)

🌭 Also spotted: Janet Yellen eating in Fredericksburg. The Treasury Secretary/global food influencer "crushed" a hot dog with slaw at Mason-Dixie Cafe and later, Carl's Ice Cream. (AP via X)

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