A Melody patron browses the wares in 2005. (Kevin Clark/THE WASHINGTON POST)

In other news:

In less sentimental news, Georgetown loses its Barnes & Noble (DCist)

Why did the TV feed at Kwame Brown’s news conference cut off? (Examiner)

The overlapping interests of taxi mogul Jerry Schaeffer and gas mogul Joe Mamo (WAMU-FM)

This house is round. Is it worthy of historic preservation? (PoP)

“[T]he most controversial show in D.C. since Robert Mapplethorpe shut down the Corcoran”? (TBD)