Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan October 21, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

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Police Investigate Shaw Gunshots — Someone fired a gun near the 1300 block of 7th St. NW around 9 p.m. last night, according to D.C. Police. Authorities did not locate a victim but found shell casings in the area, said MPD Lieutenant John M. Hedgecock. [D.C. Police]

Blagden Alley’s Last Artist — Bill Warrell, 63, is Blagden Alley’s last remaining artist. Now, he’s being priced out of the neighborhood once known for its underground art community. [Washington City Paper]

Bye, Bao Bao — One of the National Zoo’s most popular giant pandas is moving to China. Bao Bao, who was born in 2013, is being sent away in winter 2017 as part of a breeding agreement the D.C. zoo has with a wildlife conservation group in China. [Washington Post; DCist; WAMU]

MLK Library Transformed in New Renderings — The District’s Martin Luther King Jr. Library could have a slide, an in-house coffee shop and a green roof as soon as 2020. [DCist]

Deadspin Visits Ben’s Chili Bowl — Deadspin’s new video series, Foodspin, tackled Ben’s Chili Bowl this week. [Facebook / Deadspin]


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