Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan October 16, 2015 at 8:55 am 0


Mi Casa es La Casa — La Casa, a building that houses the homeless and opened in Columbia Heights last year, is a “a rare, heartening example of what happens when great design and enlightened policy converge.” [Washington City Paper]

Metro, Amplified — Metro launched a new feedback service called Amplify yesterday. Its goal, a Metro spokesperson said, is to be a “a structured environment of online surveys, polls and discussion forums.” But some riders weren’t impressed after trying the new app out for the first time. [DCist, Washington Post]

You Need Pumpkins? — Here’s where to get ’em. [Express]

Tips to Stay Ahead of Holiday Thefts — The holiday season is nearly here, and officers in the Metropolitan Police Department are anticipating a rash of package thefts, car break-ins and burglaries. Here are some ways you can prepare. [Petworth News]

Guy Fieri is Here RIGHT NOW — The “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” star was spotted by our sister publication, Hill Now, on the H Street corridor earlier today. Fieri is scheduled to arrive in Dupont Circle later today. [Hill Now]


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