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Top Blog Posts of the Week

Miss out on some of our blog posts from this week? Worry not—we're here to fill you in on what the most popular blog posts were from the past seven days. See below for our top five.

Downie to Vacate Post?
The Washington Post newsroom is buzzing with rumors that executive editor Leonard Downie will take the buyout being offered to Post staffers.

Where & When: What to Do This Weekend
It’s a jam-packed spring weekend. Check out cocktails with a U2 3D screening, a kite festival, the circus, a discussion (and dancing!) with Eric Hilton of Thievery Corporation, and a free film at the National Gallery of Art. 

A Night Out: Caron Butler’s Birthday Bash
The Washington Wizards’ All-Star forward dishes out some serious cash for an exclusive party at the Park at Fourteenth. 

Which Locals got James Beard Award Nods?
They may not have the star wattage of the Academy Awards, but the James Beard Foundation Awards are the Oscars of the culinary world. Local chefs made a healthy showing in several categories of nominees announced today.

A Former Marcel’s Cook Opens the Black Squirrel
Sandwiched between Amsterdam Falafelshop and La Fourchette on Adams Morgan’s kamikaze-shot-fueled 18th Street is a new eatery that seeks to bring civilized food and offbeat brews to a neighborhood saturated with jumbo slices and Miller Lights.

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