Afternoon Shots: January 15

A beloved bartender faces deportation, Jim Moran quits Congress, and more to get through the evening.

Exhale a bit: the House passed a spending bill three days before the government is due to run out of money. [Post]

Marijuana decriminalization moves forward in DC Council, but majority wants legalization. [Capital Comment]

District offers cab drivers incentives to get their taxis repainted. [City Desk]

DC Mayoral candidate Andy Shallal wins crucial Wire primary with George Pelecanos‘s endorsement. [Capital Comment]

Well-liked bartender JP Caceres is currently sitting in a deportation center and fighting to remain in the country. [Best Bites]

Representative Jim Moran, a Democrat from Northern Virginia, is retiring. [ARLNow]

American Eagle will open a store in downtown DC in mid-2015. [Washington Business Journal]

Tribes at Studio Theatre is very good. Runs through February 23. [After Hours]

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