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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan — November 3, 2016 at 8:55 am 0

Statues on R St. NW

D.C. Picks Plan for Shaw’s Parcel 42 —  The District’s Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development has chosen a team of companies to develop Parcel 42, the vacant lot at 7th St. and Rhode Island Ave. NW. The proposal includes a seven-story mixed-use development with retail and residential units and a public park. [Washington Business Journal]

‘Co-Living Space’ Sparks Truxton Circle Drama — The construction of a new “co-living” development in Truxton Circle has created discontent among some longtime residents who view the project as a bad fit for the neighborhood. [Washington City Paper]

‘Updated’ Jewish Deli to Open in Chinatown Next Week — On Rye, an “updated” Jewish deli, will bring Reuben sandwiches and matzoh ball soup to 740 6th St. NW on Nov. 11. [Washington Post]

Metro Officer Accused of Assaulting Women Put on Leave — The Metro officer who allegedly assaulted two women at the Dupont Circle Metro station last Saturday night has been put on administrative leave. [WUSA9]

Soupergirl Debuts Soup ‘Cleanse’ — The local soup chain now sells “Souper Cleanse” kits designed to do whatever it is crash cleanse diets do. [Washington City Paper]

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