Borderstan Brief

by Jennifer Currier September 30, 2015 at 9:10 am 0


Lights Out — About 1,800 homes and businesses lost power last night near Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle. Power was restored by 11 p.m. [WUSA 9]

Synthetic Weed Into Wine — A Latin American wine bar will move into the spot where a market known for allegedly selling synthetic drugs previously closed. [Washington City Paper]

Jazzed — An alleyway between U Street and Wallach Place NW was last week named after a blues and jazz singer who died in 2004. [Washington Post]

Shake-ing With Anticipation — Shake Shack will release a new burger honoring celebri-chef Rachel Ray. The spicy sandwich, bedecked in jalapeno peppers, fried shallots and sriracha, will be sold exclusively at the company’s Dupont Circle location for a limited time next month. [Grubstreet; EaterWashingtonian]

Outdoor Oktoberfest — Columbia Heights bar Meridian Pint will host an outdoor Oktoberfest party whether Joaquin hits D.C. or not. [Borderstan]


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