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Town Hall for Sale; Tom Sietsema's Favorite Phrase

Plus, the National Book Festival is this weekend.

Town Hall
Town Hall

CONVENTION CENTER— The National Book Festival is this weekend. A couple of local chefs will be there, including Nora Poullion and Patrick O'Connell. [EaterWire]

COLLEGE PARK— There's a "for sale" real estate listing for Town Hall, a dive bar and liquor store popular among University of Maryland students. A worker answering the phone said the bar is "definitely not" closing. But the listing reads, "Opportunity to develop this 24,800 SF lot into a variety of structures." [FB]

THE CRITICS— Tom Sietsema apparently uses the phrase "in your mouth" a lot. So Washingtonian made a slideshow about it. Are WaPo interns now frantically scanning through Todd Kliman's columns to bite back? [Washingtonian]

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