Borderstan Brief

by Tim Regan December 1, 2016 at 9:00 am 0

Cuban Embassy Dec. 1

Cops Nab Possible Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Ben’s Chili Bowl Cook — Someone fatally shot a Ben’s Chili Bowl cook during a carjacking outside the Anacostia Metro station about nine years ago. Now, D.C. Police have arrested the person who may have committed the crime. [Washington Post]

K Street Basement Bar Poised to Reopen — The bar under Vieux Carre (1413 K St. NW) is getting ready to open its doors again. The hangout formerly known as The Speak will reopen under the name The Rent on Dec. 8, its owners said. The speakeasy-style bar was infamously shut down last year for being a little too authentic. [Washingtonian]

Developer Plans Apartments at Union Market — Edens, an active Union Market developer, has filed plans to build a new development that would hose 130-150 apartments at 1300 4th St. NE. [UrbanTurf]

Time for 14th Street Express Bus Service? — WMATA suggested adding express buses to 14th Street NW four years ago, but the plan has yet to come to fruition. [Greater Greater Washington]

Marjorie Meek-Bradley to Leave Roofer’s Union and Ripple — The “Top Chef” finalist says she wants to focus on her Shaw business, Smoked and Stacked. [Washington Post]


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