Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan May 26, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

U Street art BRIEF

Town Intends to Stay Put — Town Danceboutique, the popular gay club near the Atlantic Plumbing development, does not intend to close despite the sale of its building. “This sale was not a surprise to us and we have a great relationship with our new landlord who is excited to have us as their tenant,” the club said in a statement. “We also enjoy solid lease terms and we intend and fully expect to be throwing parties in our current location for years to come.” [DCist]

See Inside the Obamas’ Kalorama Home — This 8,200-square-foot mansion in Kalorama is where the Obamas will live. Here’s your chance to virtually step foot inside. [Washingtonian]

MPD Not Growing — 851 D.C. police officers have retired, resigned, were terminated, or died since 2014, and cops are continually walking away from the job, the City Paper reports. But why? Money, the increasing difficulty of the job and competition from other cities are to blame, say current and former members of the police force.  [Washington City Paper]

New Speed Camera on Irving St. NW — Heads up, Park View drivers. There’s a new speed camera in town. [Park View, D.C.]


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