by Tim Regan June 10, 2016 at 2:25 pm 0

Did Hillary Clinton have a hankering for muffins earlier this afternoon?

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee was spotted at Uprising Muffins in Shaw with Mayor Muriel Bowser, D.C. Councilmember Jack Evans and Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton just before 2:15 p.m. today.

Though it’s unclear whether Clinton ordered a muffin, she did endorse the shop’s iced chai.

Of course, D.C. Twitter had a lot to say about Clinton’s visit:


by Tim Regan March 15, 2016 at 10:30 am 0

Ice Cube, Regina Hall, CedricRapper-turned-actor Ice Cube, comedian Cedric the Entertainer and actress Regina Hall will stop in at the Busboys and Poets at 14th and V streets NW tomorrow.

The talented trio is scheduled visit the neighborhood spot at 12:30 p.m. to promote “Barbershop: The Next Cut,” the third and latest installment in the popular “Barbershop” film series.


by Tim Regan March 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm 2 Comments

Several “Veep” cast and crew members were spotted last night celebrating Super Tuesday like true politicians: at the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in West End D.C.

David Mandel, executive producer of the hit HBO comedy, earlier today tweeted a photo of a group of people that included actors Timothy Simons, Sam Richardson, Matt Walsh, Gary Cole and Chris Addison inside the Ritz-Carlton’s Quadrant bar.


by Andrew Ramonas February 19, 2016 at 8:45 am 1 Comment

Actor Danny Glover made a surprise stop at a Shaw business yesterday.

The “Lethal Weapon” star visited Uprising Muffin Co. at 1817 7th St. NW on Thursday to grab a muffin and a cup of coffee, owner Donnie Simpson Jr. told Borderstan.

“He was extremely nice and very laid-back,” said Simpson, the son of D.C. radio personality Donnie Simpson.


by Tim Regan December 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm 0

Stars! They’re just like us!

Oscar-winning Actor and director Tim Robbins was spotted dining at the Busboys and Poets in Mount Vernon Triangle last night, the restaurant tweeted today.

Employees at the store, which is located at 1025 5th St. NW, confirmed the “Shawshank Redemption” star ate there last night.

Robbins was in town yesterday to speak at a Second Chance Act (SCA) and Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) conference.

Photo via Busboys and Poets

by Andrew Ramonas November 13, 2015 at 12:55 pm 0

Fred Armisen played guitar and sang for dozens of people crammed into a tiny record store today.

No, it wasn’t a scene from his “Portlandia” show. It was a free concert at Red Onion Records on U Street.

With a guitar bag slung over his shoulder, Armisen strolled up to the shop at 1628 U St. NW about a half-hour before his noon show, greeting fans who waited in line as early as 9 a.m. to see him.

During his performance, the “Saturday Night Live” alumnus played “Catalina Breeze” and other songs from his fake 1970s soft rock band, The Blue Jean Committee.

“Is anyone working today?” Armisen asked the crowd. “How were you able to do this?”

He also took photos of the people inside Red Onion, as well as the dozens of fans who didn’t make it into the store.

“What a great city,” Armisen said. “I love this place.”

by Tim Regan October 14, 2015 at 2:55 pm 1,864 0

Ursher, baby.

The pop star reportedly surprised a throng of locals when he biked through Logan Circle and Dupont earlier this afternoon. And on his birthday, of all days.

Two Whitman-Walker employees said they spotted “The Voice” coach leaving the Filson (1534 14th St. NW) near the health center around 1 p.m. today.

“My colleagues were totally shocked, yes,” said Shawn Jain, Whitman-Walker’s director of communications. “I did not see him, but they retold me the story, and they couldn’t contain their excitement. We wonder what he’s doing here.”

Other locals took to Twitter to describe meeting the man famous for melting hearts and just totally destroying the charts in the late ’90s and early 2000s:

The celebrity later shared photos in front of the Albert Einstein and Martin Luther King, Jr. memorials.

Photo via @Usher

by Tim Regan June 18, 2015 at 11:40 am 0

Jessica Alba at Pearl Dive

Jessica Alba ate at Pearl Dive Oyster Palace on 14th Street last night, confirmed employees at the restaurant this morning.

Alba posted to Instagram about her experience last night:

Great din in DC at #pearldive w my @honest homies @jamilvmoen @jkroogr – excited for tomorrow -going to Capitol Hill lobbying for chemical reform

Photo via Jessica Alba’s Instagram. Thanks to reader M. Torpey for the tip!


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