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D.C. tops for dating; Hollywood’s Washington problem | #DMVReads

One of today’s featured reads: Georgetown Hoyas win their 11th game in a row, besting Marquette Jan. 4. (Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post)

Taking a cue from great existing campaigns from #MuckReads by ProPublica to #CampaignReads by PostPolitics, we’re building a daily list of great local reads.

Welcome to #DMVReads, a new feature designed to help readers share the best local stories with one another. It’s simple: Share your favorite local story of the day with the hashtag #DMVReads, and we’ll feature the best in a lunchtime blog post.

Try it with this Twitter button:

Tweet #DMVReads

To get you started, here are a few of our picks:

From reader @JanMichaelDC:

Hoyas win 11th game in a row, beating Marquette. #dmvreads #HoyaSaxa

— Jan-Michael Sacharko (@JanMichaelDC) January 5, 2012

From PostLocal’s Emily Ingram:

Just catching up on this: Why can’t Hollywood get Washington D.C. right? #DMVreads

— Emily Ingram (@emilyingram) January 5, 2012

Other worthwhile reads:

Nerds + Internet = Washington ranks among “Best Cities to Find a Date in 2012,” according to The Daily Beast.

Since your co-workers will be brandishing those annual sign-up sheets soon ... There’s a new Girl Scout Cookie in town, and her name is Savannah Smiles.

Enjoy the great outdoors with your burger. Prince of Petworth is hosting a discussion about how much is too much when it comes to outdoor seating.

Happy sharing!


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