1) ATLAS DISTRICT: Chupacabra is back after closing for the winter. They'll have tacos, soups, Cubanos and a new Arepa Burger on the menu. Status: Reopening today. 822 H St. NE; website.
2) BALLSTON: After a discounted soft opening period, SER makes its formal debut in Ballston today. This is the new Spanish restaurant with paella, a solid happy hour and both small and large plates on the menu. Here's a tour of the space. Status: Grand opening today. 1110 N. Glebe Rd.; website.
3) ATLAS DISTRICT: After closing for several weeks following the arrest of an employee, Halftime Sports Bar announced on Facebook that they'll be back in action this evening. Status: Reopening tonight. 1427 H St. NE; website.