News & Politics

Afternoon Shots: November 6

What you need to know tonight.

Photograph courtesy of the National Zoo.

After years of rumors, Whole Foods Market is coming to  H Street, Northeast, in 2016. And maybe to Walter Reed, too. [Open House]

Ken Cuccinelli’s supporters say he might have won if he’d had more time to campaign against the Affordable Care Act. [Slate]

Adam Kokesh, the flamboyant gun-rights activist who released a video of himself very illegally loading a shotgun while standing in DC’s Freedom Plaza on July 4, finally pleaded guilty today to get out of jail. [Post]

The National Zoo made its tiger cubs take a swim test today. Adorable for us humans, not so pleasant for the tigers. [YouTube]

Washington is ranked the seventh “most walkable” city in the United States. [Washington Business Journal]

Happy hour of the day: Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery takes over the tap lines at the Big Hunt (1345 Connecticut Ave., NW).

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Benjamin Freed joined Washingtonian in August 2013 and covers politics, business, and media. He was previously the editor of DCist and has also written for Washington City Paper, the New York Times, the New Republic, Slate, and BuzzFeed. He lives in Adams Morgan.

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