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JOIN THE HAY-ADAMS FOR JAN. 27 AUTHOR SERIES WITH RICHARD MOE & LUNCH BY CHEF PETER SCHAFFRATH

JOIN THE HAY-ADAMS FOR JAN. 27 AUTHOR SERIES WITH RICHARD MOE & LUNCH BY CHEF PETER SCHAFFRATH

The American lawyer and preservationist will discuss his latest book, Roosevelt’s Second Act, while The Hay-Adams Chef Peter Schaffrath presents a delicious lunch on Top of the Hay, the hotel's rooftop venue

On Monday, January 27, 2014The Hay-Adams Author Series will welcome Richard Moe, who has had a distinguished career in government, law and historic preservation, to discuss his recent book, Roosevelt’s Second Act: The Election of 1940 and The Politics of War, while dining with guests at The Top of the Hay, the Hotel’s elegant rooftop spaces overlooking the White House. Chef Peter Schaffrath will prepare a delicious seasonal luncheon with dessert by Pastry Chef Josh Short.

The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

The Williams-Addison House Renovations Unveiled at Opening Event

Developed by Capital City Real Estate and listed by Stages Select, The Williams-Addison House is the highest priced home on the market in DC at $16.8 million.

Ben's Chili Bowl owner, Virginia Ali, celebrates 80th birthday

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA9) --- Ben's Chili Bowl has been on U Street for more than 50 years. The historical restaurant serves locals and tourists with its signature chili dogs, half smokes and fries.

Tonight, Ben's Chili Bowl owner, Virginia Ali, celebrated her 80th birthday with hundreds of friends at the Lincoln Theatre next door to her family's restaurant.

Ali is one of the most influential and respected people in town. Locals, tourists, presidents and foreign dignitaries have all savored a half smoke or chili dog.

"I just love this city and I love my community," said Ali.

A few hundred friends, elected leaders gathered at the Lincoln Theatre to share in the festive occasion.

Comedian Bill Cosby, a longtime friend, came to town and served as Master of Ceremonies.

WUSA9's Bruce Johnson also served as a guest host.

Between the laughter and singing, friends expressed their love.

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Boffi-Maxalto create Albero di Natale, Italian for Christmas tree, at this year’s Georgetown Jingle

Julia Walter of Boffi and Brian Fell of Maxalto designed an Italian-themed tree that includes a Tuscany Villa getaway and gift certificates from local Italian restaurants and beauty salon.

Spectacular holiday trees and décor are now on display in the lobby of the Four Seasons Hotel in anticipation of the 8th Annual Georgetown Jingle held this Sunday, December 15th. The event benefits pediatric programs at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Restaurant closures include hospital store rodents

WASHINGTON  (WUSA9) -- A hospital gift shop shut down for rodents and a popular pizza chain closed for health violations. Those and other restaurant risks in WUSA9's Restaurant Alert.

Updated: To see a photo gallery with hundreds of Washington area restaurant closures since 2012 click here.

UPDATE: 3 men shot in DC Monday night

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) --  D.C. police are investigating three shootings that occurred Monday night shootings.

The first shooting happened at 9:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of U Street SE, say police. A man was shot in the stomach. He was conscious when he was transported to the hospital, according to police. They do not have a suspect in the shooting.

At approximately 10:43 p.m. another man was shot in the leg in the 1600 block of Levis Street NE. He was also conscious when transported to the hospital and no suspect has been identified at this time.

The third shooting was fatal. A 26-year-old man was found shot in the chest and abdomen outside the 1900 block of 17th Street SE at 10:50 p.m., say police. He was transported to a hospital and later died.

Police later identified the man as Anthony Robinson of Southeast.