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Open for Business: The Trader Joe’s on 14th Street NW finally opened today and it has murals of U Street NW landmarks throughout, which the Washington Post calls “pretty funny.” Some of them even feature hipsters. +3
Beersides Falafal: What’s better than falafel? Falafel and beer! Amsterdam Falafelshop is opening on 14th Street NW this weekend (big week for 14th Street) and will serve beer at its new digs. +2
DC Vape: File this under things you never knew our city needed: A full service electronic cigarette retail shop and vape lounge is coming to Adams Morgan and promises to abet “a vaping lifestyle with a healthy alternative to smoking.” +1
The Fourth Wave? The long-delayed Women’s History Museum may finally become a reality. +2
Yesterday’s Needle rating: 58 Today’s score: +8 Friday Bonus: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 68