by Borderstan.com February 11, 2011 at 5:00 am 1,768 1 Comment

Dupont Circle by awkward.media

Dupont Circle: Spring will come again. (Photo credit: awkward.media from Flickr Borderstan Reader Pool)

From Michelle Lancaster. Got news for Michelle? Send her an email.

We’re leading with world news and not a local item, so go ahead and pull a Snyder and sue me. The events unfolding in Egypt are something you absolutely need to know about, particularly since today may be the largest turn out in Tahrir Square. Get up to date with this Voice of America article.

Shakeups Here in DC: WJLA Takes Over Operations of TBD

The Washington Post teased the news on Twitter and then announced that WJLA-Channel 7 would be immediately taking over operations of TBD.com on Thursday. The move seems to indicate a return to the old school, as previous names and identities will be returned to the television station, WJLA will get its own website and TBD.com will remain as is. Be on the lookout for more chatter and potential fallout as the story evolves. Allbritton Communications owns WJLA, News Channel 8 (now called TBD TV), TBD.com and Politico as well as some out-of-town media outlets.

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by Borderstan.com January 31, 2011 at 5:00 am 1,412 0

Meridian Hill Park Luis Gomez Photos

Looking south toward W Street NW from Meridian Hill Park. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Mike Kohn. Got a tip? Send Mike an email.

Arrivederci Post Office

As reported by DCist and U Street Girl (who heard it through the grapevine themselves), it’s looking like the old post office at 14th and T Streets NW is bidding us adieu. Despite the lack of warm experiences at this particular branch, it has been pretty convenient to have one so conveniently located. The next closest ones are at 2300 18th Street NW and at 1921 Florida Avenue NW.

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