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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas December 10, 2015 at 9:30 am 0

Sollys Mural on U Street

Teens Beat, Rob Gay Couple on Green Line — A group of about a dozen teenagers beat and robbed a gay man and his partner last month as they rode on a Green Line train between the Fort Totten and Shaw-Howard University Metro stations, one of the victims said. At least one of the attackers used a gay slur. One of the men said the train operator ignored their calls to stop the train and call police. [Washington Blade]

Shaw Resident Gets Anti-Muslim Threats from Painting Company — A Shaw resident said he has received “Death to Muslims” messages from a painting company after he canceled an appointment to have his house painted. [DCist]

Eatonville to Become Mule Bone — The “new and exciting venue” replacing Eatonville at 2121 14th St. NW will go by Mule Bone, which is named after a play by Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston. It will have “modern-southern cooking, and keep up with the trends that are happening that pertain to southern food,” owner Andy Shallal said. [Washingtonian]

9:30 Club History Book — The 9:30 Club is releasing 264 pages of stories and pictures in a history book celebrating its 35th anniversary. [Washington City Paper]

Shaw Cocktail Bar Looking for “Investomers” — Morris, the Shaw reboot of The Sheppard without speakeasy “gimmicks,” is looking for “investomers,” which are investors the bar’s owners, Chef Spike Mendelsohn and business partner Vinoda Basnayake, hope will become loyal customers. [Washingtonian]

Borderstan Happy Hour — Come drink with us this Tuesday. All are we welcome. [Borderstan]

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