Lot 31 Blasting Could Last Two Months – In an update to our post yesterday, a representative from developer StonebridgeCarras says blasting at the old Lot 31 site will be confined to between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and that neighboring apartment complexes and businesses were advised. [BethesdaNow.com]

Bethesda Billionaire Giving Library of Congress $1.5 Million – Bethesda philanthropist David Rubenstein, co-founder of the private equity firm Carlyle Group, is giving the Library of Congress the donation to fund three awards, including the David M. Rubenstein prize to honor contributions in advancing literacy. [Associated Press via Washington Post]

Celine de Paris Lingerie Shop Moving Into Lionsgate – Celine de Paris lingerie, not to be confused with Chevy Chase’s Sylene lingerie store, is moving into ground floor retail space at the Lionsgate condominiums on Woodmont Avenue. [Robert Dyer @ Bethesda Row]