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Borderstan Brief

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

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Metro-Themed Eatery in NoMa Closes — Union Social, the Metro-themed restaurant in NoMa, has reached the end of the line. The restaurant, which only opened last October, closed because of its awkward location, according to its owner. [Washington City Paper]

Starbucks Opens on H Street — The national coffee chain opened an outpost on H Street last week. [District Cuisine]

Civic Plaza Flowers a ‘Thorny’ Issue — Newly planted flowers at Civic Plaza in Columbia Heights have some neighbors upset about over a lack of public input or notice. [Park View, D.C.]

Shaw Playground Included Tanks, Planes for Kids — The site where Kennedy Recreation Center currently sits once held a playground with a locomotive, tank, jets and a tugboat for kids to play on. [Washington Post]

Capitol Hill, H Street, Columbia Heights Top Airbnb Charts — Seasonal visitors like to rent domiciles in these three D.C. neighborhoods, according to new data from Airbnb. Logan Circle, Dupont Circle, Shaw and Adams Morgan also ranked highly on the list of popular neighborhoods for temporary rentals. [Washington City Paper]

Adams Morgan Bar Heads to Northern Virginia — Adams Morgan’s Black Squirrel has plans to open a new location in Dunn Loring, Va. [Twitter / Black Squirrel]

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