Dunbar Blues:  The old, prison-resembling Dunbar High School started getting demolished today. No tears necessary: The new Dunbar is pretty swanky looking. +4

Profits to Date: In the Capital scored an interview with the woman who made headlines yesterday for the retaliatory rant she posted on her blog after a guy dumped her via text, and despite the negative response she received, she says she’s seen an uptick in her e-book sales. -3

Citizens United:Petworth Citizen & Reading Room is now open, and because it’s still in its review phase, the bar/restaurant is giving 10 percent off everything tonight. +1

Holy Yeezus! Kanye West’s THE YEEZUS TOUR with Kendrick Lamar is coming to the Verizon Center on Nov. 21 and tickets go on sale tomorrow at 10 a.m. Buy ’em here. (Which is great news for Kendrick fans, since the rapper was supposed to appear at this weekend’s just-canceled Rock the Bells concerts.) +2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 68 Today’s score: +4 Needle rating: 72