Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan August 17, 2015 at 9:00 am 0


Man Shot and Killed in Shaw — A man was shot in killed in Shaw on Saturday afternoon, say D.C. Police. According to a Washington Post article, the man was likely not the intended target of the shooting. [Washington Post]

Police Crackdown — The Metropolitan Police Department is adding officers and gear to areas with crime spikes, says Chief Cathy Lanier. [WAMU]

Will Limiting Dacha’s Growth Hurt Shaw? — A new column says, no. “Will confining (legal) growth of Dacha to the inside of its new building limit growth in Shaw? No,” reads the column. [Washington Blade]

D.C Mayor to be Raised, Replaced by Luxury Condos — Funny — but fake — news about D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s new replacement. [Rock Creek Snack]

Meridian Hill Migration — The park known to some as “D.C.’s back yard” is rapidly changing. A recent influx of people with money and has made the park safer — and “yuppified,” says one parkgoer. [Washington Post]



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