For the first time, a gay and lesbian marching band to perform in the inaugural parade. The New York Times has the story.
The Washington Post is running a superlatives list of past balls. Coldest day? Most violent coat check encounter? Read it here.
Brent Bozell coins a new phrase: Inauguration Impatience Syndrome.
As we reported, the DC Council passed an emergency bill recently to allow bars and restaurants to serve alcohol until 5 AM and food around the clock during the inauguration. Looks like Senator Dianne Feinstein isn't too happy about it. The San Francisco Chronicle notes that Feinstein's lobbying hard to get the bill reversed.