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The Morning Buzz

Good morning, Washington! Here's what we're reading around the web.


Photo of ducks in the Reflecting Pool by Flickr user shersydc

Have you been checking out the SilverDocs offerings? Keep checking the After Hours nightlife blog every day this week; every afternoon, we're previewing what films are worth your time that evening.

Good news! The Fort Reno concert series is back in full force, and the line up through August has just been announced. There are some doozies in there; of course, we'd recommend These United States and Jukebox the Ghost. But really, any show will be a good one; what's better than hearing free music outdoors?

Have you heard? Rusty of why.i.hate.dc is looking for a replacement blogger, as he's soon moving to Columbus, Ohio. Joke's on you, Rusty! Requirements: Vitriol, hatred of Metro, city, Laura Sessions Stepp, most things about the area. Details on applying are here.

The Library of Congress blog reports that: "A wonderfully innovative fan of the Library’s pilot project with Flickr photos decided to restage a World War II-era photo for the modern day, at the same exact location as the original." Neat!

Tim Russert's wake was yesterday. Here is our remembrance of him.

Bummer: Olsson's bookstore in Penn Quarter is closing. The rumor is that the British-owned noodle chain, Wagamama, will be replacing it.

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