5 Things To Know This AM — Dec 16 2011

Have you voted for your favorite local Twitter user? Get in on the Post's D.C. Tweeps contest and see if your pals made the cut. (Post Local)
U Street's Ginger Root Design is holding a food drive for Martha's Table this weekend, kicking off with a meet-and-greet with artist Elizabeth Graeber today. Donate non-perishable food items and get a 10% discount! (Ginger Root)
Broadway's Billy Elliot hit the Kennedy Center this week — try to score free tickets as an early gift from Santa. (Brightest Young Things)
The Obamas love Boardwalk Empire, and we're betting the First Lady is fan of the amazing costumes. (Huffington Post)
Check out the style scene at Wednesday night's Blogger's Night Out party at Bloomingdale's. (Chain Strap Purse)

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