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  • Patrons eat out on the sidewalk patio of the Hawk 'n' Dove bar in Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. After more than 40 years in business, the bar, which has been an institution on Capitol Hill will be closing down Oct. 2. There will be a series of events and celebrations leading up to the closing, and all of the bar's contents will be auctioned off. Regular patrons told The Washington Times that they are saddened by the closing. Many consider it a home away from home where they gather with friends. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Hawk 'n' Dove closing its doors

    When Stuart Long learned this week that a rival Capitol Hill bar owner had taken over his building's lease, forcing him to close the Hawk 'n' Dove bar and restaurant on Oct. 2, he was left with a mix of emotions - not the least was a deep sense of loss and disappointment.

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  • Mr. Long, who has been operating without a long-term lease for the past two years, said he wasn't shocked that time ran out on the Hawk.

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  • "I got out of law school in '67 and this has been my only job," said Mr. Long, who has been battling cancer. "This is where I start my day and finish it, for 44 years."

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