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Party Like It’s 2009: Now that Barack Obama‘s been sworn in for a second term, here are the bars and restaurants that are staying open extra late. +4
Big City, Small Sign: Mayor Vince Gray carried a D.C. voting rights sign in the inaugural parade. -1
Second Term Blues: Intrepid Breitbart reporter Matthew Boyle uncovered the inauguration’s greatest tragedy—-people forced to use the Metro:
Police and security units blocked off streets around Capitol Hill, forcing swaths of people wishing to see Obama take the oath of office again to walk or use the Washington, D.C., subway system–known as the “Metro.”
Hank’s Returns: A Thursday fire can’t keep Hank’s on the Hill closed. The oyster restaurant reopened over the weekend. +1
Friday’s Needle rating: 54 Today’s score: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 56