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Good News And Bad News For the 800 Block of Upshur Street, NW

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Domku got a cool new picket fence out front and some new art is being displayed inside.

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There’s lots more art to be seen but here’s a taste:

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In the sad news department, clothing store and former neat neighborhood find, Shaka King Menswear, has closed.

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I spoke with some folks out front who said Mr. King had moved to Florida. While I wasn’t a regular at his shop, I thought he was a really nice guy and I liked the flavor his store brought to the block. Hopefully, someone/thing equally cool will move in. I’m hoping for a shawarma/falafel spot…

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