Borderstan Brief

by Jennifer Currier October 8, 2015 at 9:00 am 0


Kushy Job – “Kush Gods” in cars bedecked with pot leaves are taking donations and doling out weed brownies around U Street, 14th Street, Adams Morgan and Shaw from 2-10 p.m. daily. [DCist]

Yet Another Tiki Bar – A tiki bar called Archipelago will open its doors in the space that formerly held The Islander (1201 U St. NW) by the end of 2016. [Express]

Union Opposes Adams Morgan Hotel — Unite Here Local 25, the hotel workers union at the forthcoming Line DC Hotel, testified in favor appealing the hotel’s building permit. Why? According to the union’s secretary-treasurer, it’s because the hotel won’t be unionized. [Washington Business Journal]

Old Bar — Eighteenth Street Lounge (1212 18th St. NW) consistently draws crowds despite being 20 years old. What’s its appeal? Some say it’s “a place where you come to be an adult.” [Washington Post]

Seat Snatched — A beloved painted bench is missing from Bruce Monroe Community Garden, and the man who built it is looking for answers. [Borderstan]

Photo courtesy of Mark Poe


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