The Daily Shortlist January 20
While most of us will be watching the news piecing together Barack Obama’s earlier inauguration as 44th President and probably partying, if you plan on going to a show, then seeing Animal Collective tonight would be a safe bet to see another type of greatness. Their new album Merriweather Post Pavilion is a more melodic departure from their folk-pop with avant-garde leanings. Hormone and antibiotic free, Better Burger focuses on serving a fresh and healthier alternative to the grease burger you can get anywhere. With a tiled floor that lights up, other than that, Passerby is a non-descript bar, which is why it’s a place artists flock to for a cocktail without being disturbed. While not the best named coffee shop, ‘sNice is a nice and quiet coffee house offering vegetarian sandwiches and baked goods, while being a large enough space to spread your legs out and not worry about stealing another seat from someone.