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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — March 8, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

P and 14th streets NW

Affordable Housing Rally Attracts Crowd — Hundreds of people in favor of affordable housing flocked to the Foundry United Methodist Church in Dupont Circle on Saturday. Those in attendance shared stories about the positive impact affordable housing had on their lives. [DCist]

Mystery Lingers After Russian Businessman Dies in Dupont Hotel — The D.C. Medical Examiners Office is having a hard time determining what led to the death of Russian Billionaire Mikhail Lesin. Lesin’s body was discovered at the Dupont Circle Hotel (1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW) on Nov. 5. [WJLA]

Longtime Local Blogger Leaving Mount Pleasant — Tim, the longtime blogger behind The 42 blog, is leaving Mount Pleasant for Carver Langston. There, he’ll start a new blog, The X2 Bus. From one neighborhood news website to another: Good luck, Tim! [The 42]

Park View Cleanup a ‘Success’ — Volunteers held a community cleanup that began at the intersection of Lamont and Warder streets NW over the weekend. Volunteers collected enough litter to fill more than a dozen bags. [Park View, D.C.]

Oh, That Wonderful Wonder Bread Factory — The Wonder Bread Factory in Shaw now houses an airplane fuselage and other quirky design elements. [Washingtonian]

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