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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan February 23, 2016 at 9:10 am 0

Open mouth Sidney at the National Zoo

Bell Mansion Finds Buyer — The Hungarian government has purchased the Brodhead-Bell-Morton mansion at 1500 Rhode Island Ave. NW for  $16.5 million. The property once famously belonged to Alexander Graham Bell. [Washington Business Journal]

Damaged City Leaves St. Stephen’s —  The fourth incarnation of D.C.’s punk festival Damaged City will not take place at St. Stephen’s in Columbia Heights. Instead, the festival will be held at the All Souls Unitarian Church on Harvard Road NW and Calvary Methodist on Columbia Road NW. [Washington City Paper]

Cannabis Fans Flock to CannaShow — More than 2,000 self-proclaimed stoners gathered at the Mayflower Hotel over the weekend to celebrate the sticky icky. [DCist]

Meet the Owners of Hana Market — What’s it like owning Hana Market (2004 17th St. NW), D.C.’s only Japanese bodega? Proprietors Ikuyo and Yoshio Tanabe have the answer. [Slate]

Police Investigating Adams Morgan Arrest — The filmed violent arrest of a man in Adams Morgan has prompted a police investigation. [WUSA9]

Photo via National Zoo

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