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Afternoon Shots: December 6

Mark Twain hated DC weather, delays on every Metro line, and more to know this weekend.

Metro has work planned for all five lines this weekend. Fun! Photograph by Flickr user Elvert Barnes.

In case you missed it: It’s going to snow, sleet, and rain on Sunday. Enjoy. [Capital Comment]

Mark Twain hated DC’s weather, too. [Washington City Paper]

The Kennedy Center just raised another $40 million for its planned expansion. [WAMU]

A window display in Lululemon Bethesda’s storefront window has caused another PR problem for the company. [Well + Being]

Team USA will be in a World Cup group with German, Ghana, and Italy. On a related note, Team USA will also be going home early. [ESPN]

Area economics blogger visits new Walmart, approves what he surveys, but does not buy anything. [Gawker]

The PORC food truck has gone to that farm upstate with all the other food trucks. [Going Out Guide]

But Dolcezza is opening its espresso and gelato factory to the public this weekend. [Best Bites]

Track work on every Metro line this weekend! (Also, did we mention the snowstorm?) [WMATA]

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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.