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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — October 19, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

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Cops Nab Man Suspected of Firing Gun Downtown — D.C. Police have arrested a man who allegedly fired a gun several times near Franklin Square last week. Though nobody was injured in the incident, several people ducked for cover when shots rang out. [Washington Post]

Restaurant Nora Chef Retiring — Organic food pioneer Nora Poullion announced yesterday she plans to retire and sell her eponymous restaurant at 2132 Florida Ave. NW. [Washington Post; DCistEater D.C.]

REI to Open Huge Store in NoMa Friday — Here’s your chance to take one final look inside. [UrbanTurf; Washington Business Journal]

How the Sausage Gets Made — The half-smokes at Ben’s Chili Bowl come from a meat processing plant in West Baltimore. [Baltimore Sun]

What to Expect From The Line in Adams Morgan — When Adams Morgan’s newest hotel finally opens its doors next year, it will bring with it several restaurants from Erik Bruner-Yang of Maketto and Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen. Here’s what’s in store. [Washington Post]

RIP, Old Bear — A geriatric bear at the National Zoo has died. Workers euthanized Hana, a 21-year-old sloth bear, yesterday. [National Zoo]

Erik Bruner-Yang Creating Salad for Sweetgreen — Patrons at the fast casual salad eatery will soon be able to order a salad created by Maketto’s Erik Bruner-Yang. The salad will include roasted chicken, tofu, wild rice and ginger slaw, among other ingredients. [Washingtonian]

Stuffed Chicken Returned to Crisp Kitchen + Bar — The Bloomingdale restaurant’s stolen chicken mascot has returned. [Eater D.C.]

Columbia Room Among Playboy’s ‘Best Bars’ — Playboy readers have named the newly reopened bar among the top 10 bars in the U.S. (This link is safe for work.) [Playboy]

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