Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan June 27, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

Fire box memorial downtown, photo via DC Fire and EMS

Priceline Founder to Launch Travel Startup Downtown — A new startup is opening in the District. Upside, a company centered around enticing business travelers pick to cheaper hotels in exchange for gift cards and other rewards, will soft launch at the end of the summer. [Washington Business Journal]

Pizzeria Vetri Opens Today Near U Street –Philadelphia’s Pizzeria Vetri will open its doors at 2221 14th St. NW today, the company announced on Facebook last week. Pizzas include salsiccia pies topped with sausage and roasted fennel and the marinara, which is bedecked in oregano, crushed tomatoes, garlic and olive oil. [Facebook / Pizzeria Vetri]

Where to Satisfy Food Cravings Across D.C. — Want fried pickles? Head to Boundary Stone. Want decked-out pancakes? Go to The Riggsby. Want a “legit hoagie?” Get to Bub and Pop’s. These suggestions and 47 more are included in Washington City Paper’s most recent food issue. [Washington City Paper]

PupusaFest? Kind of Popular — Hundreds, if not thousands of people flocked to Sacred Heart Church’s “PupusaFest” over the weekend. [Reddit / Washington D.C.]

Photo via D.C. Fire and EMS


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