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A Legal Joint: A once very illegal eight-unit rowhouse is being transformed into two legal vertical apartments. +2

Frankly FrankFormer Rep. Barney Frank criticized Netflix’s House of Cards for its inaccurate portrayal of the relationship between local D.C. politics and Congress. +1

Blue Moon on Tap:There will be a blue moon tonight, which means that we will have our fourth full moon of the season, instead of the typical three. +4

Canadian Invasion: Three Canadian elephants will be moving to the National Zoo this spring, and while nice, the thought of chasing elephants through the city doesn’t have the same ring as a good ol’ fashioned red panda chase. -2

Monday’s Needle rating: 66 Today’s score: +5 Today’s Needle rating: 71