Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas January 13, 2016 at 9:05 am 0

Dupont Circle Metro station

Snow Falls in Columbia Heights — The 42 blog last night captured evidence of the first snowflakes to hit the District this winter. [Twitter/The 42]

Working on ‘Not Your Typical Potential 14th Street Development’— Whitman-Walker Health and joint-venture partner Fivesquares Development have picked New York-based Selldorf Architects to redevelop the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center property at 1701 14th St. NW. “It’s not your typical potential 14th Street development where it’s assumed to be restaurant and retail and everything above it being residential,” said Don Blanchon, CEO of Whitman-Walker. [Washington Business Journal]

Shaw Mezcal Bar to Open Next Month — Espita Mezcaleria at 1250 9th St. NW is slated to open in mid-February. [BadWolf DC]

Neighbors Fight Over Additional Housing in Lanier Heights — Some Lanier Heights residents are trying to stop the creation of buildings with multiple residential units, favoring single-family homes instead. But they’re facing opposition. [Greater Greater Washington]

Logan Circle Chipotle Eaters Cast E. Coli Aside — Fans of Chipotle Mexican Grill eating at the chain’s Logan Circle location this week appeared mostly unconcerned about recent E. coli cases linked to the burrito purveyor. “If I’m not sick, I’m not stopping eating Chipotle,” said cab driver Yanemsew Zegeye. [Washington Post]


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