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Thanks to Nora for sending: “I saw this on Thanksgiving Day, a new painting hung, for our DC chef and humanitarian!”

From the National Portrait Gallery:

“Portrait of a Nation: 2022 Honorees” will premiere a new oil-on-linen painting by Kadir Nelson (b. 1974) titled “José Andrés and the Olla de Barro that Feeds the World,” which portrays the renowned culinary entrepreneur and humanitarian.” Read More

Flying V vs Super Art Fight

Flying V has been saying for years that pro wrestling is an art form – this past summer Super Art Fight challenged us to put our pencils where our punches are (or something like that) and proposed the most epic of mash up shows. Flying V couldn’t say no obviously, and this unholy union was born.

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Photo by angela n.

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Photo by Harrison Jones

Harrison writes: “Two people are reportedly trapped inside this small aircraft that has crashed into power lines near Goshen Road and Rothbury Drive in Montgomery Village near Gaithersburg. Rescue is still in progress over two hours after the plane crashed.”

Update from Pepco:

“Pepco is pleased to have successfully assisted Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services and other local emergency personnel with the effort to rescue the individuals who were stranded in the airplane in Montgomery County. As of 11:58 p.m., Pepco also has restored electric service for all customers impacted by incident. Read More

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9th and Rhode Island Ave, NW Friday around 2:30pm

“Dear PoPville,

We were driving at 20-25 mph through Rhode Island coming from NE to NW DC. We had just started crossing 9th street NW after the signal had been green for a few seconds. Suddenly a white Dodge Charger, driving at what I estimate was >70 mph, skipped the red light on 9th street and hit our car on the left side. Thankfully the impact was mostly on the front and not the passenger side door, otherwise it would have been much worse. Read More

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