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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan September 22, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Historic Dupont Circle sign

Apple Looking at Carnegie Library Location — Tech giant Apple is reportedly looking to open a new flagship store at the Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square. If it gets the go-ahead, the proposed store wouldn’t just sell phones and offer tech support, it would also possibly host events and forums. [Washington Post]

PETA Ranks Ben’s Chili Bowl Among Nation’s Best Eateries for Vegans — Ben’s Chili Bowl, purveyor of half smokes doused in meaty chili, is also one of the nation’s best burger joints for people who abstain from eating meat and dairy. The U Street landmark restaurant’s long list of veggie- and vegan-friendly menu items beat out offerings from restaurants like Burger King, Fuddruckers, Shake Shack and McDonald’s. [Washingtonian]

H Street’s Mythology Now Open — The eatery from former Atlas Room GM Mark Medley soft opened at 816 H St. NE last night. [Twitter / H Street Great Street]

Shaw and Columbia Heights Grew More Than Expected — When Metro designed the Yellow Line, it didn’t expect U Street and Shaw to grow as rapidly as those neighborhoods did. [Greater Greater Washingtonian]

Baby Orangutan Makes Big Debut at Zoo — Redd, the National Zoo’s newest baby orangutan, is now on display. [DCist]

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