Posts Tagged ‘Borderstan’

Neighborhood News Roundup: High Powered Firearms Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
The Adams Morgan Bogeyman Succeeded: Unsurprisingly, ANC 2B voted against the liquor license application for a restaurant in the old post office building on 14th and T streets NW. Borderstan reports that a large mix of supporters and opponents [...]

Neighborhood News Roundup: This Blog is Not a Dog Park Edition

A regular summary of irregular news and notes from neighborhood blogs and email lists around the District.
Get Off My Lawn—And Your Dog, Too!: One member of the Crestwood email list is none too pleased with their neighbors and their neighbors' canine pals. "My yard is not a dog park. Please do not stand in the middle [...]

Best In Panic: Whole Foods Edition

Borderstan captured some amazing scenes at the P Street Whole Foods:
"Thursday: Whole Foods on the 1400 block of P Street NW closed its doors at 9 p.m., which was 30 minutes earlier than its previously announced 9:30 p.m. closing. The early closing caused a near panic among some Dupont-Logan residents. One woman screamed, 'Let me [...]

Our Morning Roundup: DCPS Students Discover The Working Lunch

Dee Does The District doesn't appreciate a sad bit of race baiting reported from the marathon hearing on the DCPS teacher layoffs.
Harry Potter and the Urban School Nightmare despairs over their students' poor attendance. They write:
"Our school's enrollment is down, and attendance is lower than I've ever seen it. When I first started at my [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Hipsters Discover Skeeball

The Heights Life is pumped about the new fountain on 14th Street providing  pictures, a slideshow, and a written item. DCist has reporting from the opening of the finally completed plaza. Councilmember Jim Graham did not comment on the on-going-ness of the fed's bribery investigation which has already netted his Chief of Staff Ted Loza. [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Hung Up Edition

Good Morning, City Desk readers!  While City Paper is busy commemorating Sexist Day here at the office, all sorts of newsy events are happening all over the city, so here it is.

Alexandria Police Chief David P. Baker announced his retirement yesterday afternoon, ending a 40-year career in law enforcement.  This comes in the aftermath of [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Fences Coming Down

Prince of Petworth reports that finally(!) the fences have been removed from Malcolm X Park. Grass is still dry. But you are now free to play soccer or toss a baseball freely. Rejoice.
New Columbia Heights spots a possible illegal bar on Georgia Avenue. Jim Graham is so on this.

Our Morning Roundup: Law and Order Edition

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor would like you to know that she was misunderstood when she said that a wise Latina woman would come to a better decision than a white man.  Yes, she's been repeating this line since the soundbite came out almost six weeks ago, but it seems to be the main focus [...]

Real World D.C. House Identified

Kudos to Borderstan who appears to have scooped every blogger on the central issue of our time. Borderstan has found the location of the Real World D.C. house—2000 S Street NW. We can only add to their scoop with our own reporting!
According to D.C. government documents, the property is valued at $5.69 million (that's the [...]

Borderstan Hosts Safety Walk

Orange Hat Patrols are out. Blogger patrols are in. Borderstan has announced that it will be hosting the "Borderstan Night-Safety Walk Around" this Thursday with plenty of law enforcement types on hand: "Join police and city government staff for a quick walk around Borderstan. The purpose is to point out dark areas that need lighting, [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Obama Smiles Over The Virgin Mary

DCmud reports that an Adams Morgan mixed-use development project has hit a roadblock—the tanking economy. The new residential has been nixed. The Popeyes has beaten death.
Borderstan warns 'Beware Roof Top Burglars in Borderstan." In other Borderstan news, the Borderstan name suddenly has some respectable converts in the media.
Free In DC highlights a show this Wednesday: [...]