Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas September 26, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Dupont Metro station

Protesters Spotlight Police-Involved Shooting Near Shaw — Demonstrators with “Justice for Terrence” signs this morning gathered near 3rd and M streets NW, where a cop fatally shot 31-year-old Terrence Sterling, who drove his motorcycle into a police car earlier this month. [NBC Washington]

Grohl, Jazz Band Parade Down 14th Street — Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band marched down 14th Street NW early Saturday morning after performing at a concert celebrating the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. [Washington Post]

D.C. Seeks Developer for Major Affordable Housing Project — The D.C. government is looking for a company to construct a building with 211 affordable units on two vacant lots at North Capitol Street between K and L streets NW. [Washington City Paper]

Petco to Open on H Street Corridor Today — Petco is set to land at 625 H St. NE today. [Twitter/District Cuisine]

Philadelphia Restaurant from Le Diplomate Owner Faces Wage Theft Probe –The U.S. Labor Department is investigating claims that a Philadelphia restaurant from Le Diplomate owner  Stephen Starr forced its employees to work without pay. Aimee Olexy, a co-owner of the restaurant, Talula’s Garden, told Philadelphia magazine she had now knowledge of the allegations. [Philadelphia magazine]

Diddy Gives Benjamins to Howard — Sean “Diddy” Combs has donated $1 million to Howard University to create a scholarship fund for undergraduate business students. Combs attended the college in the 1980s, but didn’t graduate. He received an honorary doctorate degree from Howard in 2014. [DCist]


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