So says DCist and our own Loose Lips over at City Desk, who wrote that “the Black Rooster has been revived, Lazarus-like, from the dead.

Playing Jesus in this scenario, says owner Jody Taylor, would be Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans.

‘The Black Rooster will crow again,’ Taylor says. Asked what happened to prompted the reversal of fortune for what had been slated to become a General Services Administration conference room, ‘I don’t really know to be honest with you. Jack Evans had a lot to with it….Once I talked to the landlord, he was extremely gracious. Everybody came to terms. It’s good all around.'”