Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas April 27, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Capitals in Dupont BRIEF

Trump to Visit the Mayflower — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is giving a speech at the Mayflower Hotel (1127 Connecticut Ave. NW) at noon today. [DCist]

Fire Breaks Out on Embassy Row — Firefighters put out a fire in a vacant building at 2230 Massachusetts Ave. NW last night. [Twitter/Van Applegate]

Cops Target Drivers in Pedestrian Safety Campaign on 14th Street — Police carried out a traffic sting on 14th Street NW earlier this week, pulling over drivers who didn’t stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk by the Trader Joe’s near U Street NW. [WTOP]

Dupont Underground’s First Art Exhibit has few Tickets Left — The Dupont Underground art space under Dupont Circle is selling tickets for its first exhibit, but many viewings already are sold out. [DCist]

District Distilling Co. on U Street Gets Approval for Bottle Labels — District Distilling Co., which is slated to open at 1414-1418 U St. NW this summer, received approval from the federal government to sell liquor with bottles labeled “Checkerbark American Dry Gin,” “Backroom Bourbon” and “Corridor Vodka.” [Washington City Paper]


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