5 Things To Know This AM — Nov 16 2011

A new home decor shop has opened its doors on U Street, just in time for all your pre-holiday apartment decorating needs. We're already fans of the awesome (and reasonably priced!) vintage trunks and suitcases. (Washingtonian)
Get a jump on Thanksgiving — hey, who doesn't love a little extra stuffing this time of year? — with Jack Rose's amazing "Mutha Firkin Turkey Roast of 2011." (WeLoveDC)
Former D.C. mayor Marion Barry joined Twitter. Will he join the ranks of Ashton Kutcher, Anthony Weiner, and others felled by misguided tweets? (DCist)
Capital Style gives a shout-out to CFDA Fashion Fund winner Joseph Altuzarra. Cheers! (Capital Style)
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Local streetwear brand Durkl just released a new line of raw denim, and as a perk, you can try on a pair of jeans at home for free. (Durkl)
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Photo: Courtesy of Durkl
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