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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan June 30, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

Flowers near Farragut BRIEF

Locals Mourn Victims of Istanbul Terror Attack — District residents gathered around the fountain in Dupont Circle last night to mourn the scores of people injured and killed in the recent terrorist attack in Istanbul. [Twitter / Peter Bale]

Meet Obama’s New Neighbors — When the Obamas move into their new Kalorama home next January, they’ll be surrounded by lobbyists, journalists and businesspeople. [Washingtonian]

The Story Behind Dupont’s ‘Fancy Gas Station’ — The stone “Snack Shop” on P Street was actually built by the Gulf Refining Company in 1937. According to the National Parks Service, the station “is an important symbol of Gulf Oil’s commitment to developing gas station architecture as community assets worthy of praise and preservation.” [Architect of the Capital]

RPM Revs Up in Mount Vernon Square — RPM, the new Italian restaurant by E! News celeb Giuliana Rancic and her husband, Bill Rancic, opened an outpost in Mt. Vernon Square yesterday. [DCist; Washington City Paper]

‘Real D.C. Burger’ Includes Two Patties, Half-Smoke, Mumbo Sauce — Eat one and you might pass out. [Burger Days]

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