Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan March 23, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

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Open Now: Kyirisan in The Shay — Take a look inside Kyrisian, the first D.C. restaurant from Northern Virginia chef Tim Ma. The restaurant opened at 1924 8th St. NW last night. [Eater D.C.]

Howard University Responds to Protest — Howard University students staged a protest and sit-in over allegations by a student that she was raped by another student in a dorm room. The university responded with a statement and says an investigation is ongoing. [WTOP]

Columbia Room Opens Outdoor Bar — The buzzy cocktail bar’s outdoor “punch garden” officially opened for business yesterday. [Washingtonian]

Help Create Funk Parade Anthem — Funk Parade organizers are asking locals to help come up with a “new D.C. anthem” by submitting their favorite sounds of the city. [DCist]

Unique Rooftop Upgrade Planned in Dupont — The American Geophysical Union headquarters at 2000 Florida Ave. NW has plans to renovate its building with new windows, energy efficient walls, and a 16-foot tall rooftop solar array, among other changes. The project will need to pass the Historic Preservation Review Board and the Board of Zoning Adjustment before it moves forward. [Washington Business Journal]


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