Inauguration Day—Plus One
Bars in the District of Columbia can stay open 24 hours a day (and night) from January 17 through January 21 (and sell alcohol until 5:00 a.m. instead of the usual 2:00 a.m.), thanks to legislation its City Council passed for the occasion. WaPo story here.
With hotels booked up early, at high prices, and many home owners or renters letting their places out for two nights at a rate that can cover a months’ carrying costs, maybe some revelers will simply spend the night in a bar and head home at dawn the next day!
For those of us scheduled to teach classes in Washington at 9:00 a.m. on the Wednesday after Inauguration Day, one wonders what percentage of students likely will preparedly attend.