Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas July 19, 2016 at 9:10 am 0

Traffic guard downtown BRIEF

Cops Look Into Possible Violent Crime in 14th St. Home — Police were called to the View 14 apartments (2303 14th St. NW) yesterday afternoon to investigate a possible violent crime. D.C. Fire and EMS personnel asked the cops for help with a man who had non-life-threatening cuts to his lower body. No other information from police was immediately available. [MPD]

D.C. Spray Parks Stay Open Later This Month — The spray parks at the Columbia Heights Civic Plaza (14th Street and Park Road NW), Stead Recreation Center (1625 P St. NW) and Kennedy Recreation Center (1401 7th St. NW) are among the District’s public aquatic facilities that now are staying open until 9 p.m., instead of 7 p.m., until July 29. [DCist]

D.C. Streetcar Gets a Radio Jingle — The D.C. Department of Transportation has launched a radio campaign — with a jingle — for the H Street corridor’s streetcar. [Washingtonian]

Logan Circle Bar Deploys ‘Safe Bars’ Tactics to Prevent Sexual Assault — Bartenders at ChurchKey (1337 14th St. NW) have received “Safe Bars program” training, which may have helped prevent at least one sexual assault. [Huffington Post]

The Post’s Guide to Dining Around the Convention CenterThe Washington Post has given its suggestions for where to eat and drink in the morning, afternoon and evening near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center (801 Mt Vernon Place NW). [Washington Post]


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