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Food for Some Yuppie Thought: Slipstream, a new coffee and cocktail shop on 14th Street NW, offers artisanal toast and coffee in cocktail glasses. -3

Foo Fight: What will people do for a $23 Foo Fighters ticket at the Black Cat? They will give some up some weed and $350 on Craigslist-1

Public Journalism: The funeral of Ben Bradlee, who shaped both the Post and journalism in this country, will be open to the public+2

Good Energy: The District keeps getting more energy efficient and, when compared to states, ranks 21 in the nation, according to a new study from the Energy-Efficient Economy. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 31  Today’s score: +1 Today’s Needle rating: 32