“Roc Bar Live” In Doubt – The future of the former Box Bar and Grill space (7525 Old Georgetown Rd.) is unknown after the owner of the Box said his new Roc Bar Live music venue is on hold “indefinitely.” Jason McCarther, who said he would open the bar on March 2, also has closed his Roc Bar nightclub in D.C. [Robert Dyer @ Bethesda Row]

Marriott To Cut Hundreds of Bethesda Jobs – The hotel company will reportedly layoff hundreds of IT workers at its Bethesda headquarters starting next month. [Washington Business Journal]

State Lawmakers Vote To Repeal Death Penalty – Gov. Martin O’Malley (D) argues why he sought a death penalty repeal, a measure that lawmakers in Annapolis passed on Friday. [Politico]

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