DC News You Can (Maybe) Use
stephanie | May 10, 2013 | 3:15PM |

WHEREIN: We bring you the developments (happening in and around DC) that we think are newsworthy, or, at the very least, almost newsworthy.

  • Farewell, D.C. aquarium, we barely knew ye (because you were essentially in a basement and charged us money while the rest of Smithsonian’s museums didn’t). If you in fact still have a hankering to check it out, the aquarium closes on September 30 FOR FOREVER. (via DCist)
  • What is local, anyway? Washingtonian investigates “eating local” and just what it means to the District.
  • And because today is so gorgeous, here’s an interactive map of every rooftop bar in the city. (via In The Capital) [[[Into patios? We’ve got ’em, rooftops, and some other perfect drinking spots in our OUTDOOR DRINKING GUIDE.]]]
  • In sports news, Dan Snyder says the Redskins will NEVER change their name, effectively telling all haters to S his D. (via Huffington Post)
  • And in even sadder news, though D.C.’s homeless population decreased since 2012’s statistics were gathered, Arlington’s is on the rise. (via WJLA)
  • Are you a musician? Yeah? Sweet. Poet? Rad. Music on the Mall is looking for you to perform. Apply within for a chance to get famous (maybe, probably not) and (probably) get $$$.
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Join us for a special comedy show as comedian/ cartoonist Mike Capozzola presents "Evil Cyborg Sea Monsters!" This is a multimedia comedy show about superheroes, action movies, sci-fi, monsters and secret agents. If you're a fan of Stark Trek, Star Wars, James Bond, Batman, Spiderman, Game of Thrones and time travel: DO NOT come to this show! These things are irreverently mocked and dissected by a pro. Mike's done the show at various theatres, comic book conventions, libraries and comedy festivals in the U.S. and the U.K. Mike Capozzola is a Bay Area based Stand Up Comedian and a published cartoonist (MAD Magazine, Ted Talks, WIRED, Best of McSweeney's). He's on the Advisory Board of The Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. He produces and hosts the annual "Comics 4 Comix" comedy event there. www.Capozzola.com NOTE- this show is "PG-14" and runs about an hour. Only Ten bucks! "Evil Cyborg Sea Monsters" Prior Shows: East Bay Comic Con Berkeley Comic Festival San Francisco Comic Con Lafayette ComicFest 2016 York, England GeekFest 2016 The Nantucket Comedy Festival The Cartoon Museum of London The Sacramento Comedy Festival The Leavitt Theatre - Ogunquit, ME
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