Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan April 29, 2016 at 8:50 am 0

Business on Connecticut Ave

‘Smash and Grab’ Crimes on the Rise — D.C. Police says thieves are breaking into cars in Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle at an increasing rate. Officers are working around the clock to catch the alleged criminals, said D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier officers  Authorities also recently launched an effort to place colored faux-tickets on cars with valuables left inside. [WJLA]

Tail Up Goat a ‘Flavorful Party’ — Those are the words of Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema on the Adams Morgan restaurant. He awarded the new eatery a “good/excellent” 2.5 stars. [Washington Post]

Birds, Squirrels Avoid Jumbo Slice in Adams Morgan — Huge slices of pizza: loved by inebriated partiers, apparently hated by local wildlife. An in-depth investigation from Stuck in DC revealed squirrels and birds weren’t into the jumbo slices from three Adams Morgan pizzerias. [Stuck in DC]

Laogai Museum Founder Dies — Harry Wu, political dissident and founder of the Laogai Museum in Dupont, died this week while on vacation. He was 79 years old. [Washington Post]


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