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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas — August 30, 2016 at 9:40 am 0

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Building Engineer Knocked Out 911 System — A building engineer pushed an emergency shutoff button at the District’s 911 center over the weekend, leaving D.C. without a working 911 system for a couple hours. [NBC Washington]

New Passenger in Shaw Gets Mostly Positive Reviews — The reincarnated Passenger, which opened at 1539 7th St. NW this month, has received generally positive reviews. [Eater DC]

D.C. Seizes Homes for Affordable Housing — D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine used eminent domain to take a Virginia developer’s homes in Bloomingdale, Petworth, Columbia Heights, and Edgewood for affordable housing as punishment against the house flipper. [WAMU]

Q&A With U Street DJ — WAMU’s Bandwidth chatted with Ayesha Chugh, also known as DJ Ayes Cold, who has become a frequent performer on the U Street corridor. [Bandwidth]

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