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Most of D.C.’s more than 1,000 Cold War-era nuclear fallout shelters are unmarked and forgotten. Take a look inside a dusty Adams Morgan shelter and contemplate its future use in light of Tuesday’s election results.


  • Anti-Trump protesters took to the streets yesterday. [WJLA, WAMU, NBC4, DCist]

  • A surprised Patrick Mara, head of the D.C. GOP, supports statehood. [WAMU]

  • American University students burned flags to protest Trump victory. [DCist, Fox5]

  • Eliminating excessive rat burrows in Dupont Circle requires a backhoe. [Borderstan]

  • Tension between Metro and its largest labor union leave budget unpredictable. [Post]

  • Two women found dead in two weeks, and a severely delayed autopsy. [Fox5]

  • A man, and a BMW, were shot in Chinatown last night. [WUSA]

  • Puzzling over the meaning of the election for D.C.’s many federal employees. [Post]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Statehood referendum succeeds, statehood effort doesn’t. [Post]

  • Bowser will go to the inauguration. [DCist]

  • When you’re the swamp that’s gonna get drained. [Post]

  • Blade runs down local races. [Blade]

  • ANC race results. [Borderstan]

  • D.C. area voters: not huge fans of Donald Trump! [WAMU]

ARTS LINKS, byMatt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Hey local musicians and filmmakers, the D.C. Office of Cable TV, Film, Music, and Entertainment is looking to broadcast your music videos. [DC Music Download]

  • FotoWeekDC expands to area embassies, kicks off tomorrow. [DCist]

  • This Priests song perfectly captures our post-election sentiments. [WCP]

  • The Alexandria Film Festival begins with the premiere of a documentary about legendary local rockers The Nighthawks. [DCist]

  • Watch a new music video from K.A.A.N. [DC Music Download]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The story behind Portner Brewhouse opening soon. [NoVa Mag]

  • Adams Morgan scores a cheesesteak spot. [Borderstan]

  • Election night scenes from Barrel’s pop-up Trump bar. [Eater]

  • A slew of Italian restaurants opened recently. [Zagat]

  • A guide to this weekend’s Emporiyum food festival. [DC Refined]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.com)

Housing Complex links will return next Friday.