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Prison Sentence: A D.C. hotel is offering packages for people looking to binge-watch the new season of Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black. D.C. Hotel Rouge, located just north of Scott Circle, will allow groups of up to 10 people rent out event space in the hotel with oversized bean bags where they can watch the show. The packages range from $350 to $750 and do not include a place to sleep for the night or a Netflix account. -5
Parking Jam: Maryland and Virginia are already warning travelers that the traffic this holiday weekend will be terrible. Maryland alone is expecting 1.7 million drivers on its roads. -2
Silver Linings: If you aren’t one of the lucky ones getting out of the District this weekend, you’ll stand a chance at getting into one of these impossible-to-get-into-restaurants. (Rose’s Luxury!) +2
Wishy-Washy: Sen. Mark Warner would not take a stand for or against the Washington football team’s name, saying that he does not believe it’s Congress’ job to tell the NFL what to do. -3
Yesterday’s Needle rating: 58 Today’s score: -8 Today’s Needle rating: 50