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Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas — October 25, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Cisco (Photo via Smithsonian's National Zoo)

Bear Dies at National Zoo — A 23-year-old male Andean bear named Cisco died at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo Monday during an emergency veterinary exam. [WTOP]

Labor Union Launches Attack on Adams Morgan Hotel — Unite Here Local 25, which represents more than 6,500 hospitality workers, has started a digital advocacy campaign against the forthcoming Line hotel in Adams Morgan amid criticism from D.C. officials over a $46 million tax break for it. [Washington City Paper]

Unconventional Diner to Open in Shaw Next Year — David Deshaies, Central Michel Richard’s executive chef, is planning to debut his Unconventional Diner at 1211 9th St. NW this spring. [Washington Post]

Howard Celebrates Homecoming — WAMU took a look at Howard University’s homecoming festivities, which the radio station called a “party, reunion and celebration all rolled into one.” [WAMU]

Photo via Smithsonian’s National Zoo

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