Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan May 13, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

Police Week Cyclists BRIEF

Parking Meter Rates Set to Increase — Those hungry parking meters are going to get hungrier on June 1. The D.C. Department of Transportation (DDOT) announced yesterday it planned to make all of the city’s meters cost $2.30 per hour starting next month. Right now, meters in “premium” parking zones cost $2 and “normal” parking zones cost just $.75 per hour. [DCist; Washington City Paper]

‘Problematic’ Park View Liquor Store Shuts Down — Petworth Liquors, the “problematic” liquor store at 3210 Georgia Ave. NW, has reportedly closed for good. As reported by New Columbia Heights, the store was a “constant source of problems for neighbors.” [New Columbia Heights]

Redditors Explain Dan’s Cafe — What’s the deal with Dan’s Cafe? Ask that question in our local subreddit and you’ll apparently get answers like, “people only go there to get seriously wasted” and “it’s a great place to ‘slum it’ if you feel that call and are also afraid to drink near actual poor people.” [D.C. Reddit]

BBQ Joint Launches Monday Night Bingo — The aptly named barbecue restaurant at 14th and U streets NW will hold bingo games on Monday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. [Twitter / BBQJointDC]


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