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Afternoon Shots: January 10

St. E’s gets an ice slide, Bryce Harper insists he’s not fat, and other things for this weekend.

LivingSocial CEO Tim O’Shaughnessy announced his plans to resign. [Capital Comment]

Federal judge awards flea-market Renoir to go back to Baltimore Museum of Art. [Balitmore Sun]

CNN is really playing up the the “Tommy Carcetti for President” chatter. [Post]

One final insult from the government shutdown: Some tax returns will be delayed. [WAMU]

The Gateway Pavilion at St. Elizabeths now has an “ice slide.” [DCist]

Reporter’s mild-mannered lunch ruined when President Obama shows up to the Coupe in Columbia Heights. [Roll Call]

Bryce Harper not fat, according to Bryce Harper. [DC Sports Bog]

Mexican bar El Rey opens tonight on U Street, Northwest. It’s built from shipping containers. [Best Bites]

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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.