Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas November 4, 2015 at 9:05 am 0

U Street NW

French-American Bistro in Shaw to Open Friday — Mintwood Place chef Cedric Maupillier plans to launch Convivial at 801 O St. NW with coq au vin fried chicken and escargot in a blanket. [Washingtonian]

National Zoo Death — A North Island brown kiwi has died at the National Zoo. Initial zoo reports indicate that aspirations of stomach contents led to the Oct. 30 death of the 19-year-old female kiwi, named Nessus. [WTOP]

Howard Marching Band’s Silent Protest — Howard University’s marching band yesterday took their instruments to an administrative building on campus — but did not play — in protest of what members say is a lack of financial support from the college. [DCist]

Latin Dance, Yoga Studios Coming to Park View — Latin dance studio Salsa with Silvia and Bikram Yoga Petworth are slated to open at the 32thirtytwo building at 3232 Georgia Ave. NW early next year. [New Columbia Heights]


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