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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — July 6, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

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Kosher Food Truck Begins Serving D.C. Area — A new food truck called the Brooklyn Sandwich Co. began slinging kosher food such as sandwiches and wraps to people in the D.C. area last weekend. The truck, which was launched by George Washington University students, will split its time between the GWU campus and downtown D.C. [Yeah That’s Kosher]

Potter’s House Co-Founder Passes Away — Mary Cosby, co-founder of the Potter’s House in Adams Morgan, died over the weekend at the age of 93. “Mary Cosby, co-founder of The Potter’s House and trusted spiritual guide to many, passed away peacefully over the weekend at Christ House,” the coffee shop and event space wrote in a Facebook post. “We give thanks for her powerful witness and join all those in celebration of her life!” [Facebook / Potter’s House]

Here Comes the Heat — Heat and humidity could drive perceived temperatures into the triple digits later this week. Expect highs in the 90s through this weekend and possible heat indexes near or past 100. As a precaution, the District will activate its Heat Emergency Plan today at 1:00 p.m.  [Capital Weather Gang]

Water Gun War Cancelled — The “the largest water gun fight D.C. has ever seen” has been cancelled, according to its organizer. “Sorry everyone, but the DC Department of Parks and Recreation notified me today that they will not allow any such event at Harrison Field,” organizer Alex Gonzalez said. “This event is just too tough to actually have in DC and get a proper permit for.” [Facebook]

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