Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas December 17, 2015 at 10:00 am 0

Bei Bei (Photo courtesy of the National Zoo)

Bei Bei Meets the Press — The National Zoo’s giant panda cub Bei Bei “took a few steps, fell fast asleep and began to drool” during his media debut yesterday, according to The Washington Post. [Washington Post]

Changes at Cashion’s in Adams Morgan — Adams Morgan restaurant Cashion’s Eat Place is losing its general manager and wine director, Justin Abad, who is focusing on Pop’s SeaBar next door, which he co-owns. Abad is looking to expand Pop’s to new locations. [Washingtonian]

Shaw Councilmember Tapped for Regional Transportation Board — Councilmember Charles Allen of Ward 6 was named the second vice chairman of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board, an organization that fosters cooperation between the District and its suburbs on transportation issues. [Hill Now]

Park View Bookstore to Open Next MonthWalls of Books is slated to open at 3325 Georgia Avenue NW in January. [Petworth News]

Columbia Heights Residents Know That — Residents of Columbia Heights will understand “the neighborhood was founded by white professionals in 1999” and why people are “rolling [their] eyes at all the non-locals who show up for Red Derby’s half price burger night,” according to Stuck in DC. [Stuck in DC]

Photo courtesy of National Zoo


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