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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — March 28, 2016 at 9:30 am 0

Philz Coffee CEO

Arrivederci, Pasta Mia — The family-style pasta eatery in Adams Morgan closed its doors for good over the weekend. The eatery, which opened in 1991, was known for dispensing piles of pasta to hungry diners. [Washington Post]

Protest Held at Shaw Library — Protesters gathered at the Shaw Library this weekend to push back against the “rise of Islamophobia” after a woman was ordered by a library police officer to remove her hijab there on Wednesday. [WTOP]

Protein Bar Leaves 19th Street NW — Protein Bar, a Chicago-based purveyor of salads, bowls and “bar-ritos,” shuttered its location at 1011 19th St. NW over the weekend. A sign on the door of the eatery says the location is “permanently closed.” [Borderstan]

120-Year-Old Newspaper Collection Returned to Mt. Pleasant Library — A large bound volume of the 1896 Washington Evening Star was mysteriously returned to the Mount Pleasant Library branch last week. [Washington Post]

Dupont Cava Grill Set to Open April 1 — Cava Grill will open at 1222 Connecticut Ave. NW on April 1, the company said Friday in a press release. [Borderstan]

Philz Coffee owner Phil Jaber photo via Twitter / DCMOCRS

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