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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — July 13, 2016 at 9:05 am 0

View from P Street Bridge BRIEF

Cider Bar to Open on Florida Ave. Today — Anxo Cidery & Pintxos Bar is slated to open at 300 Florida Ave. NW at 5 p.m. The bar will serve cider and Basque wines alongside snacks like cod fritters and gazpacho. [Washingtonian]

Construction Permits Remain Murky in D.C. — When you hire a contractor, who’s really working on your home? A new investigation shows the person doing your plumbing or HVAC system might not be who’s listed on your home’s construction permit. Take, for example, the cautionary tale of a man who purchased a Columbia Heights rowhouse last year only to discover a bevy of problems. When the man tried to reach out to the contractors permitted to do the work, he discovered they weren’t “on the up and up.” [WAMU]

Po’boy Shop to Replace Alfie’s in Park View —  A po’boy sandwich shop called Tchoup’s will replace Alfie’s in Park View, says owner Alex McCoy. The new eatery will serve sandwiches and New Orleans cuisine. The shop is named after Tchoupitoulas Street in New Orleans, nearby where McCoy’s family lives. [Washington City Paper]

Garrison Launches Annual Fundraiser — Garrison Elementary’s Parent Teacher Organization is asking for help in “bringing quality enrichment to our school.” The school has launched a fundraiser with the goal of raising $16,000. [Razoo]

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