Borderstan Brief

by Jared Holt July 1, 2015 at 9:30 am 0


Pope Alert! — In September, Pope Francis will visit St. Matthew’s Cathedral as part of his North America travel. Church officials say they’re preparing to host approximately 25,000 visitors. [Borderstan]

Holiday Metro Prep — On Independence Day, Metro will run near rush-hour service levels from 2 p.m. until after the fireworks. Parking will be free and off-peak fares will be offered. [ABC7]

Park View Robbery — Last Saturday, two men robbed and destroyed much of the interior of the 77 Market at Georgia Avenue and Irving Street NW. ANC1A commissioner Kent Boese to look into what he says is a “serious crime trend in the area.” [Park View DC]

Sinkhole Warning — The 4800 block of 7th Street NW in Petworth closed yesterday after a sinkhole opened in the middle of the street. [NBC]


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