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Shutdown ends, Smithsonian reopens. [WJLA]

Molotov Theatre sells its own energy drinks, hot sauce, and salsa. [WBJ]

What a former D.C. police officer thinks about graffiti tagger Cool “Disco” Dan [Post]

Art collecting for n00bs [Washingtonian]

During the shutdown, local vintage and consignment shops cleaned up. [City Paper]

What was the shutdown’s impact on arts in the District? [Arts Desk]