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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas December 7, 2015 at 9:15 am 0

Blagden Alley street art

Adams Morgan, Columbia Heights Fires — Fires broke out on the 1700 block of Euclid Street NW and 14th Street and Meridian Place NW Sunday morning. No one was injured in either of the fires. The blazes followed a two-alarm fire near U Street Friday. [NBC Washington, WJLA]

Muslims March Through Dupont — D.C.-area Shiite Muslims marched from Dupont Circle to the White House in a tribute to their martyred leader Imam Hussain on Sunday. They also carried signs condemning terrorism. [WTOP]

Howard Theatre’s Tax Woes — Howard Theatre’s owners have racked up more than $260,000 in unpaid taxes. [Washington Post]

Blind Dog Café Closing — Blind Dog Café at 944 Florida Ave. NW will close next month, transforming into Union Kitchen Presents, which will host a rotating selection of local eatery and food pop-ups. But the space will continue to have Blind Dog’s coffee and cookies. [Express]

U Street Shooting Victim’s StoryThe Washington Post profiles 29-year-old Delany Christopher Epps, who was killed in a shooting at 14th and V streets NW in September. [Washington Post]

Solitary-Confinement Cell Comes to 16th Street Church — The Foundry United Methodist Church at 1500 16th St. NW on Sunday put on display a temporary solitary-confinement cell in coordination with the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. [Washington City Paper]

Borderstan Happy Hour — You can join Borderstan’s editors and readers for a drink or two on Dec. 15. All are welcome. [Borderstan]

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