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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — June 21, 2016 at 9:15 am 0

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D.C. Breaks Ground on Affordable Housing in Mount Vernon Triangle — A new development containing 223 affordable housing units is underway at 307 K St. NW. The new project will contain units dedicated to “grandfamilies,” or families headed by grandparents. [Washington City Paper]

Could Park Morton Development House Bike Rentals? — Enlarging the Bikeshare station on Columbia Road or adding a station on Morton Street could help alleviate the frequent bike rental shortages in Park View, according to a local ANC commissioner. [Park View, D.C.]

Kyirisan’s Offal Offering –Kyirisan’s salad of various organ meats carrots, onion and fennel is like “something you would eat off a street cart in Southeast Asia, not in a fancy restaurant in Shaw,” according to chef and owner Tim Ma. Flavorful as the salad might be, Ma says it hasn’t quite caught on with customers. At least, not yet. [Washington City Paper]

Garrison Assistant Principal to Lead Hill Area School — Garrison assistant principal Andrew Smith will leave the Logan Circle school to serve as principal for the Ludlow-Taylor Elementary School. [DCPS]

Dupont Medical Startup Raises $15M — A startup based in Dupont Circle aimed at automatically restocking medication kits for hospitals has received a new shot of cash. Healthcare company Baxter International announced yesterday it’s investing $15 million in the local company. [Washington Post]

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