5 Things To Know This AM



Can the District become a hub for startups and tech companies? The D.C. Council sure hopes so: Members approved $33 million in tax breaks for LivingSocial in an effort to keep the company in town. (Post Local)

U Street gets a new, long-awaited hotspot this weekend. The Brixton, which opens on Sunday, will offer the ambiance of a British pub in a sprawling space — amazing roof deck included. (Brightest Young Things).

If you're bored of body-con dresses, try making yours into a fresh top that's fit for summer. (DC Alejandra)

Skip Craigslist (and the ensuing headache it causes) when you need new furniture or cool decor for your apartment — Listed District sorts through the mess and posts only the best (and the weirdest) of local offers. (Thrillist)

Are glossy fashion mags the new sources for exclusive political scoops? (Politico)

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