•Congress Heights on the Rise reacts to the arrest on federal drug-trafficking charges of Natasha Dasher, whose popular Uniontown Bar and Grill stands as a symbol of revitalization in Anacostia. The blog discusses what it means now for the neighborhood.

•The Hill is Home recaps the 3rd Annual Hilly Awards, a celebration honoring the top picks for businesses on Capitol Hill in categories such as “Best Cafe/Coffee Shop” and “Best Retailer.” At least some people in that part of town can come to a consensus.

•Nats Insider believes that challenges still await Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos since his dramatic rescue from kidnappers in his native Venezuela.

•Penn Quarter Insider isn’t optimistic that the Wizards are going to be using Verizon Center much this winter. But it has a creative plan for how to best use the space in the team’s absence.

•DC on Heels , perhaps inspired by the annual Beaujolais nouveau release, lists some elegant and affordable Virginia wineries that are less than a day’s drive from the District.

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