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Volkswagen donates $10 million to the Trust for the National Mall. [AP via WJLA]

A new documentary tells the story of D.C.’s shrinking Chinatown. [WAMU]

Sequestration-related cuts to the Smithsonian and area parks might have a short- and long-term impact on local tourism. [Post]

Scuttled Georgia Avenue jazz club Enterprise soon to become Bravo Lounge? [PoPville]

The Washington Monument’s scaffolding project approaches completion. [Washingtonian]

Local band The Hall Monitors gets to play its Jewels cover with a member of The Jewels. [Post]

Vote on which book gets selected for this year’s DC Reads program. The choice may be difficult. [Post]