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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas December 22, 2015 at 9:00 am 0

Construction on 1300 block of U Street NW

A Helpful Burglary Suspect — A man arrested in connection with 11 burglaries in Columbia Heights, Mount Pleasant and Adams Morgan took police on a tour of the businesses he said he hit after cops caught him near the scene of a burglary last week. [Washington Post]

Gifting Weed — Adam Eidinger, who owns Capitol Hemp Capitol Hemp at 1770 Columbia Road NW, is busy selling marijuana-themed items with Christmas only days away. “People are definitely interested in cannabis-themed gifts, and they are coming in for gifts that can help someone harvest their plants because a lot of times, people don’t have that equipment, so that’s a nice gift for the holidays,” Eidinger said. [FOX 5]

Local Avocado Toast, Ranked — Cork Wine Bar at 1720 14th St. NW, Duke’s Grocery at 1513 17th St. NW, Slipstream at 1333 14th St. NW and The Little Beet at 1212 18th St. NW all have avocado toast on their menus. But how do their versions of the “artisanal toast” stack up against each other? Washington City Paper finds out. [Washington City Paper]

High Dive Co-Owner in ‘Good Spirits’ — The co-owner of the High Dive (2337 18th St. NW), who is currently in the hospital awaiting an organ donation, is in “good spirits,” according to the bar’s other owner. [Borderstan]

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