Beltway Happenings 
January 2009--Many DC hotels and restaurants have sought to tie in to the Inauguration.
(Top-Jan. 8) From Jan. 17-21 the Melrose Hotel's (2430 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.) Landmark Restaurant is featuring a night-time "Flavors of Chicago Buffet," while its Library Bar is offering "The President's Happy Hour" with $5 Blue Hawaiian Cocktails and complimentary tropical hors d'oeuvres and "Biden's Power Hour" with $3 Delaware Small Craft Beers.  (Below-Jan. 25) The M Street Bar & Grill offered a four course dinner menu.

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