Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas February 18, 2016 at 9:35 am 0

Secor Group building in Adams Morgan

Would-Be Bank Robbers in Columbia Heights May Have Struck Twice — A duo who tried to rob the BB&T Bank at 3101 14th St. NW last month may have attempted to rob a Silver Spring bank as well. [WUSA9]

Marie Reed Pool Closed Again — The Marie Reed Aquatic Center at 2200 Champlain St. NW is closed today for the second day in a row. DC Department of Parks and Recreation spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump yesterday blamed the closure on a “malfunction with the telephone line,” which must be fixed before the facility can reopen. [Twitter/DCDPR]

Manhole ‘Explosion’ Knocks out Duffy’s Power — Duffy’s Irish Pub at 2106 Vermont Ave. NW is without power this morning due to a manhole “explosion,” manager Andy Duffy said. [Twitter/Borderstan]

Peek Inside Drift on 7th — Drift on 7th, Fishnet’s Shaw reboot, is slated to start serving diners today at 1819 7th St. NW. Eater DC has a peek inside. [Eater DC]

UPS to Open Store on 15th Street — UPS is working on opening a store at 1030 15th St. NW, according to permit filings released by the D.C. government yesterday. [D.C. Government]


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