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1. Piecora’s pizza on Capitol Hill is set to close on April 15 after 33 years in business. The building at 14th and Madison was sold to an apartment developer, reports Curbed Seattle.
2. Local distiller 3 Howls brought home two awards at the recent American Distilling Institute’s Craft American Spirit awards. Their Navy Strength Gin grabbed “Best in Category,” and their Blood Orange Vodka snagged the silver medal in the flavored vodka category. They’re celebrating with a party on April 15 at Clever Bottle – more details are available on Facebook.
3. The Rhino Room on Pine Street is ready to start serving food now, and Ma’ono Chef Mark Fuller is at the helm. Seattle Met describes the menu as “Hawaii-meets-awesome.”
4. The Atlantic has published an admittedly unscientific—but still edifying—report of whether getting drunk makes you funnier. To summarize, it helps if your audience is equally intoxicated.