Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas February 5, 2016 at 9:45 am 0

Bei Bei climbs a tree at the National Zoo (Photo via YouTube/Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Bei Bei Ventures Outside — The National’s Zoo biggest star went outside for the first time. During Bei Bei’s tour of the zoo’s grounds, he climbed a tree. [YouTube/Smithsonian’s National Zoo]

At Least One Shaw Church is OK With Bike Lanes — Hamingway Temple African Methodist Episcopal at 501 P St. NW has written to the District Department of Transportation to say that the agency should work to balance the needs of bicyclists and people who park cars in Shaw. But some area churches aren’t as supportive of bicyclists. [Greater Greater Washington]

Inside Shaw’s Columbia Room — The Columbia Room is set to reopen next week in Blagden Alley. Here’s a peek at its “spirits library” and tasting room. [Washingtonian]

Adams Morgan Bar Ventnor’s Super Bowl SceneWashington Post food writer Tim Carman said Ventnor Sports Cafe at 2411 18th St. NW is for Super Bowl watchers who believe the “game is as much a social outing as an athletic contest.” [Washington Post]

PoPville Hits the Streets in Dupont — Dan Silverman, the “Prince of Petworth,” handed out copies of Street Sense near the Dupont Circle Metro station yesterday as part of the newspaper’s Vendor Week. [Twitter/Street Sense]

Photo via YouTube/Smithsonian’s National Zoo


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