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Review: The Getaway – More than just a movie

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The Getaway, just a few blocks north of the Tivoli Theater in Columbia Heights, is a cool neighborhood spot.  I checked it out this past Thursday evening for the first time and plan to return.  It happened to be trivia night and the lower level bar was packed! Once trivia was over, people started filling up the second level just as a movie, The Illusionist, started playing on one wall.  By the time my friends and I left, the second level was buzzing with people seated at tables or sprawled out on comfortable-looking leather couches.  The walls are adorned with pictures of race cars, Paul Newman, and Steve McQueen of course.  The restaurant’s name is a reference to the 1970s classic movie by the same name starring Steve McQueen.  You with me?

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