Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan November 11, 2015 at 9:00 am 0


Happy Veterans Day, Borderstan. We’re (mostly) taking the day off, but while we’re gone, here are some things you should know:

Freebies for Veterans — Here’s where veterans can go for deep discounts and freebies today. [Washington PostWashingtonian, WTOP]

Today’s Metro Service — Here’s what’s happening with Metro today. [WMATA]

Fresh Out — Mayor Muriel Bowser’s controversial FreshPAC is no more. [Washington Post, Washington City Paper, WAMU]

Armisen Alert — Head to Red Onion Records on U Street around lunchtime for a chance to spot “Portlandia” co-star Fred Armisen. While what he’ll do there remains a mystery, sources say he’ll do … something. [Bandwidth, Washington City Paper]

Cleanup Day This Sunday  — Head to 14th Street and Otis Place NW to participate in a neighborhood litter cleanup. [New Columbia Heights]

MPD: “Ride With Me” — Later this month, officers and locals will ride through the city together. Here’s how to join in. [DCist]

Big Buses, Big Improvements — Metro’s new buses on 16th Street, 14th Street, and Georgia Avenue will likely operate a little faster than usual thanks to efficient planning. [Greater Greater Washington]

Bei Bei Steps Out — The baby panda took his first steps, and of course, it’s too cute for comfort. [Twitter]


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