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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas — November 2, 2015 at 9:20 am 0

Construction on 1300 block of U Street NW

Eric Hilton’s Growing U Street Corridor Empire — Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton is expanding his presence in the U Street corridor area with a Korean barbecue restaurant he is working on with Toki Underground’s Erik Bruner-Yang at 2014 9th St. NW. [New York Times]

Mediterranean-Inspired Eatery Coming to Adams Morgan — Former Komi sous chef Jon Sybert, former Komi service director Bill Jensen and former Little Serow service director Jill Tyle are planning to open a Mediterranean-inspired eatery called Tail Up Goat early next year at 1827 Adam Mills Road. [Washington City Paper]

Shaw Restaurant Openings — Compass Coffee in The Shay and chef Jeremiah Langhorne’s The Dabney in Blagden Alley NW opened over the weekend. [Facebook/Compass Coffee, Washington Post]

Goodbye D.C. Coast — D.C. Coast 1401 K St. NW is shutting down at the end of this year. The seafood restaurant opened in 1998. [Eater DC]

Man Sentenced for Murder Near Farragut Square — Erik Postell, a 27-year-old D.C. resident, was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison for killing a man in 2013 on the 1000 block of 17th Street NW. [D.C. U.S. Attorney’s Office]

Man on the Tracks — A man went onto the tracks at the U Street Metro station yesterday. But it wasn’t clear whether a train hit him. “He appears fine,” Metro spokesman Richard Jordan said. “He walked to the ambulance on his own and we’re still trying to figure out how he got onto the tracks.” [Washington Post]

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