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Old-timer Colonel Brooks' Tavern calls it quits after 32 years in Brookland tonight to make way for a long-planned redevelopment project. A reader tells Prince of Petworth "it's been part of the neighborhood where everyone knows your name. Soon, it will be a hole in the ground." An employee reached at the restaurant says there aren't any specials planned, but do expect the bar to be packed with regulars and well-wishers. [PoP]

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