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Afternoon Shots: November 27

Some things to chatter about for Thanksgiving.

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Snow for western Maryland, rain and sleet for DC, and one of the coldest Thanksgivings on record. [Capital Weather Gang]

Food pantries across Northern Virginia need donations to handle higher demand than usual this year. [Post]

ICYMI: Washington Nationals owner Ted Lerner asked Mayor Vince Gray for DC to build a roof on Nationals Park. Gray said no way. [Open House]

A handy guide to restaurants serving Thanksgiving meals tomorrow. [Best Bites]

A handy guide to restaurants serving battlefield refreshments food and drink specials on Black Friday. [Best Bites]

Choice merchandise available this weekend at Thread, Union Market’s three-day pop-up of small-biz local and national retailers. [Shop Around]

Pro tips for boarding trains at Union Station. [Slate]

The National Zoo’s panda cub will receive its name (even money says “Mulan”) on Sunday at 1 PM. [Capital Comment]

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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.