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cbauer Apr 10, 2008 07:15 AM

Hey all you Capitol Hill staffers, does anyone know if The Tune Inn (was run by Bill & Ginny from W. Virginia) still exist? If I remember correctly, it was right down the street from the Hawk & Dove.

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    venera Apr 10, 2008 03:23 PM

    Wow, thanks for the flashback of my days on the Hill.

    Ya Tune Inn, and Ya Stumble Out. That's what we used to say.... :)

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      Elyssa Apr 10, 2008 08:42 AM

      Still there. Still a major dive. Still great!

      1. monkeyrotica Apr 10, 2008 07:19 AM

        Still there. Burgers still greasy, although the place is a little cleaner and brighter than I'd like it. They need to bring back the dank.

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          cbauer Apr 10, 2008 07:43 AM

          Oh man, they cleaned it up? How could they? I assume Bill & Ginny are no longer there. The only place to get a burger, fries and a draft Nattyboh for $2.50

          Back in the days... Ginny hollaring from the back "Draw one Bill" Good times...

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            hill food Apr 10, 2008 01:02 PM

            It's still going strong. they didn't clean up that much and it's still almost impossible to read the paper given the lighting, I think the lack of a cloud of cigarette smoke caused the reduction of dank...

            love that scrapple (but only once or twice a year).

            what does/did Ginny look like? there is one waitress who has been there for years.

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              cbauer Apr 11, 2008 06:41 AM

              She was a rather large older woman with a very thick West Virginia accent. If you ordered the Nattyboh on draft she yelled up to the front "draw one Bill" You couldn't miss either of them! They were great!

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