By the afternoon, the scene became unreal.

All of the restaurants facing the water suffered significant damages. It’s too early to tell know, but it will likely take weeks before these restaurants open again, which is a double hit since this is such a huge season for them.

The big question on everyone’s lips last night was of course: why the Hell weren’t the walls up?

[Continue reading Topher Mathews’s post here at The Georgetown Metropolitan.]

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