5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 02 2012

Vodak-infused watermelon for Fourth of July? Count us in. (Washingtonian)
We know it's been hot — but imagine how you'd feel if you were covered in fur? Check out how the animals at the National Zoo have been cooling down. (DCist)
We're stoked to check out El Chucho, the just-opened Mexican spot from the owner of Jackie's in Silver Spring. (Eater DC)
Summer-ready shorts and gorg neon shoes are one surefire way to beat the summer heat. (SpicyCandyDC)
We've found our next DIY project: string-wrapped belts. (MIMI+MEG)
Photo: Via SpicyCandyDC

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