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Black Cat’s liquor license modification—-which includes a provision to add a third floor and a bar—-moves forward. [Short Articles About Long Meetings]

About that House of Cards motorcade mess-up: Mayor Vince Gray‘s spokesperson says the D.C. Film Office may have failed to notify the show’s producers that D.C. police won’t “rent itself out as extras for film.” [Washington Business Journal]

On what would have been Chuck Brown‘s 77th birthday, the city breaks ground on the scaled-back Chuck Brown Park. [Housing Complex]

Also: footage from the Chuck Brown birthday bash at Howard Theatre [WJLA]

The National Cathedral’s earthquake-related repairs now hover around $26 million—-$6 million more than estimated. [WJLA]

The Smithsonian wants your photos. [DCist]