Capitol Hemp, run by activist Adam Eidinger, had closed in the fall of 2012, about a year after police had raided it. Now it's open again, and certain things are no longer taboo, given the change in D.C. marijuana laws.
Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.
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