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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas — February 3, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Sweet Science Coffee (Photo via Facebook/Sweet Science Coffee)

Howard’s Meridian Hill Dorm to Get Luxurious — Howard University is leasing a dormitory just north of Meridian Hill Park to a developer, which will transform the building into luxury apartments. [Washington Post]

Thai Food Pop-Up Alfie’s Opens in Park View — Alfie’s, a Southeast Asian restaurant from ex-Duke’s Grocery chef and “Food Network Star” contestant Alex McCoy, started its run in the former Mothership space at 3301 Georgia Ave. NW yesterday. Eventually, the eatery will move to 845 Upshur St. NW permanently. [Petworth News, New Columbia Heights]

Coffee Shop in Adams Morgan to Close — The Sweet Science Coffee pop-up shop at 1800 Wyoming Ave. NW is shutting down Saturday after almost a year at the location. [Facebook/Sweet Science Coffee]

Managing The Dabney’s Crowds in Shaw — What’s one of the secrets to turning tables in The Dabney at 122 Blagden Alley NW? “If you’ve paid, and you’re lingering over a long conversation, and you’re a two-top and it’s been two-and-a-half hours or close to three hours, I might offer to buy you a drink at the bar or something like that,” said Alex Zink, the restaurant’s co-owner and general manager. [Eater DC]

Photo via Facebook/Sweet Science Coffee

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