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Finally: Starting Oct. 1. all Taylor Gourmet locations will have cheesesteaks on their menus. This seems important for a chain that says it specializes in Philly sandwiches. +2
ZZZZZZZZZ: Well, this doesn’t sound fun: The Newseum will have an exhibit called “The Boomer List,” in which it will feature portraits of prominent boomers born in each year between 1946 and 1964. Among those who made the boomer list: Rosie O’Donnell, Tommy Hilfiger, and John Leguizamo. If that’s not enough for you, there will also be scent stations that will feature familiar baby boomer smells like baby powder. -3
Stay Strong: New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand called Arlington a “soulless suburb” in her new book. Today she apologized on Twitter, writing, “Sorry, Arlington, didn’t mean to hurt your feelings.” +4
Better Than the iPhone? Metro will roll out a new program this fall that will allow people to pay Metro and bus fares with their smartphones. +3
Friday’s Needle rating: 16 Today’s score: +6 Today’s Needle rating: 22