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by Tim Regan May 9, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

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Will Metro’s Rebuilding Stifle D.C. Nightlife? — The proprietors of several local businesses like Ben’s Chili Bowl and Alero Restaurant say Metro’s new “SafeTrack” plan to rebuild its aging rail system will have negative effects on nighttime business. [Washington Post]

Cashion’s Officially Closing May 12 — Cashion’s Eat Place in Adams Morgan will shutter its doors May 12. The restaurant will be replaced by Johnny’s Half Shell by the end of the month, Politico previously reported. [Twitter / Cashion’s Eat Place]

Georgetown Creep? It’s Real — Nine West End hotels have “Georgetown” in their name despite being blocks from the historic waterfront neighborhood. Sounds a little like a certain neighborhood we know. [The Georgetown Metropolitan]

President Obama Visits Howard U — “Be confident in your blackness,” President Barack Obama told Howard University graduates during a commencement speech Saturday. “There’s no one way to be black. Take it from someone who’s seen both sides of the debate about whether I’m black enough.” [Washington Post]

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