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February 16, 2012 | 4:00PM

Where we talk about stuff (happening in and around D.C.) we didn’t write about but is still something you may care to get all riled about and comment on. So, without further ado – today, in other D.C. media sources:

  • Comedian/Actress/Writer Wanda Sykes is slated to headline Howard Theatre’s long-awaited grand re-opening on April 13. (via Prince of Petworth)

    (photos via Prince of Petwoth &  The Rainbow Collective)
  • In somewhat terrifying news/another possible sign of the #endtimes, hundreds of birds dropped out of the sky and onto the cars of I-95 commuters on Wednesday night. (via Washington Post)
  • José Andrés: Republicans don’t understand tapas because they don’t like sharing their food. (via HuffPost DC)
  • Your Hilarious-Yet-Informative Slideshow of the Day: The 10 Angriest People in D.C. (via TBD)
  • According to a new survey, D.C. has a higher rate of interracial marriages than the national average, and especially higher than the figures for both Virginia and Maryland. (via Washington City Paper)
  • Welcome to happy hour heaven, everyone. Vidalia just announced it will start serving an interactive happy hour and it sounds delicious. (via Washingtonian)
  • And finally, in national-but-hey-it’s-D.C. hilarity, Newt Gingrich is open to any takers on his new business deal. He will namedrop your company/brand/idea, and you will pay him $200,000 to do it. (via Wonkette)


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