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The scene looking south on 18th Street NW in 1984. (Frank Johnston/Post)

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Scene In: H Street

The revitalized Atlas District serves up a slice of quirky.

Bar Shots: Biergarten Haus

The city's largest - and only - German-style beer garden

Songs for Old D.C.

John Kelly takes us on a musical journey into the District's history

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