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Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan November 17, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Hippo statue near GWU

Chinatown Crosswalk Again Defaced — Someone once again scrawled a racist message on a crosswalk in Chinatown. The phrases “MOP HEAD” and “no pork” were written on the sidewalk sometime over the weekend. In August, police arrested a man for repeatedly writing the word “JEW” on the crosswalk over the summer. [DCist]

Cocktail Joint to Open in Former Dickson Wine Bar Space — A new bar called Five to One will soon occupy the basement level at 903 U St. NW. The bar will carry cocktails, beer, wine and maybe even some beef jerky. [Washington City Paper]

Anti-Deportation Protesters Confront Mayor Bowser — A meeting between people protesting the president-elect’s deportation plans and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser got heated Tuesday night. The demonstrators gathered outside of the Mount Pleasant Library to ask Bowser to reaffirm the District’s status as a sanctuary city. [DCist; Washington City Paper]

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