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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — April 6, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Donkey in Dupont BRIEF

Illegal Bikes Tear Through Shaw — Dirt bike and ATV riders zoomed across city streets in Shaw last weekend, sparking concerns from residents and business owners. [FOX 5]

Officer Accused of Harassing Hijab-Wearing Woman Speaks Out — The officer who allegedly ordered a woman to remove her hijab at the Shaw library two weeks ago is speaking out about the ordeal. DCPL Officer Officer Timothy Craggette said he asked the woman not to sleep in the library and to remove her “hood.” Craggette, who returned to work Tuesday, said he does not think the woman wearing a hijab when he ordered her to leave. [WUSA9]

Meet the Owner of U Street’s Newest Pop-up Bar — Davino Richardson Jr. slings espresso and whiskey at U Street’s Bin 1301 as part of his new pop-up, Duality Bar.”I feel as if I am part of the community, I work, eat and play here,” he told New Columbia Heights. “Much to some of my friends’ dismay, I spend most of my time on U Street.” [New Columbia Heights]

Adams Morgan Development Revealed in Renderings — Developer Eastbanc has released renderings of its newest project, the Scottish Rite site in Adams Morgan. [UrbanTurf]

Brown Brothers — The proprietors behind Left Door, Columbia Room and forthcoming bar The Passenger weigh in on where they hang out, what they like to eat and where they got their start in the bartending business. [Washingtonian]

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