When Borderstan heard that Supreme Court JusticeÂ Sonia Sotomayor moved into the neighborhood, Kim Vu predicted that she would love it. In fact, he even predicted some of Â her favorite spotsÂ â€”Â all in jest, of course.
However, Vu’s predictions were not that far off. On February 2, The Washington Post published an article onÂ Sotomayor and her affinity for her new U Street neighborhood.
The article detailsÂ Sotomayor as being a frequent customer at a “green eatery” chicken place, Tacos El ChilangoÂ and at the Greek Spot. She bumps into her neighbors while taking out her recycling and contributes to building potlucks.
Sotomayor toldÂ The Washington Postâ€™s Supreme Court correspondent last month that U Street reminds her of New York, the article reports.
â€śU Street is the East Village,â€ť said Sotomayor to The Washington Post.Â â€śThe East Village has been developing in the last 10 or 15 years, and Iâ€™ve often said if I was going to buy an apartment now, it probably would be in the East Village. So what did I do? I came to Washington and established a home in the East Village.â€ť
Among some of Vu’s predictions for the Justice’s favorite neighborhood sports wereÂ Veritas, Bar Pilar, Shake Shack, Churchkey and Estadio.