5 Things To Know This AM — Jul 03 2012

Did you know George Washington rocked a 5 o'clock shadow? Neither did we. Thanks to restorative efforts by the National Gallery of Art, soon you'll get to see Gilbert Stuart's paintings of the Founding Fathers in all their original glory. (Huffington Post DC)
If you're still unsure of your plans for tomorrow, here's the lowdown on some of the shindigs you can attend. (Brightest Young Things)
Beware of the cranky barista! If you don't want to be shamed out of your local indie coffee shop, then perhaps you should rethink that iced espresso. (MSN Now)
We could spend all day ogling these yearbook shots of current political figures. Who knew Mike Huckabee was an original hipster, Al Gore was a dreamboat, and Nancy Pelosi was a total babe? (Buzzfeed)
Need a small-plates fix sometime soon? Recess Tapas Lounge opens this Friday and will feature a menu of scrumptious treats such as aged roasted mushrooms and rolled spongecake with Nutella. (Prince of Petworth)

Photo: Via Buzzfeed

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