Borderstan Brief

by Andrew Ramonas December 6, 2016 at 9:15 am 0

Future home of Federalist Pig at 1654 Columbia Road NW

BBQ Eatery to Open in Adams Morgan This Week — Barbecue restaurant Federalist Pig from former DCity Smokehouse pitmaster Rob Sonderman is slated to open at 1654 Columbia Road NW in the former Shawarma King and Doner Bistro space Friday. [Washington Post]

Grimke School Project Loses Developer — A plan to redevelop the former Grimke School building and surrounding area has lost its key developer. Roadside Development and DMPED officials have called off their deal to redevelop the properties at 1923 Vermont Ave. and 912 U St. NW. [Washington Business Journal; Washington City Paper]

Sinkhole Temporarily Closes Chinatown Street — A sinkhole  formed on 6th Street NW last night, temporarily shutting down the road between G and H streets NW. The hole, which appeared less than 5 feet wide, was covered by this morning. [Washington Post]

Panda ‘On the Mend’ After Surgery, National Zoo Curator Says — Giant panda Bei Bei is “on the mend” and back on display at the National Zoo after undergoing surgery for an intestinal blockage last month, said Laurie Thompson, the zoo’s assistant curator of giant pandas. [Washington Post]

PHOTOS: Krampusnacht Hits H Street — DCist has several photos from this past weekend’s Krampusnacht, which brought terrifying Christmas creatures to the H Street corridor. [DCist]


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