Morning Rundown

by Sean Meehan September 14, 2015 at 9:20 am 0

Gangplank Marina in Southwest

Police Identify Man Fatally Shot in Union Station — Police said the man who was fatally shot by a security guard in Union Station after allegedly stabbing a woman and threatening the guard was 57-year-old William Thomas Wilson Jr. of Southeast D.C. [Washington Post]

Eastern Market Vendors Aren’t Worried About Competition From Newly-Announced Trader Joe’s — Vendors at Eastern Market told the Washington City Paper that they aren’t concerned about losing business to the Trader Joe’s slated to open at the Hine School development in 2017. [Washington City Paper]

Panel on Capitol Hill Race Relations Cites Gentrification as Cause of Tension, Misunderstanding — A panel on race relations in Ward 6, which included Councilman Charles Allen of Ward 6, cited clashes between long-time community residents and new arrivals as a contributing factor in racial tension in the area. [Capitol Hill Corner]

Developers Present Competing Proposals for District-Owned Land Near Waterfront Metro Station — Three developers presented plans and renderings for residential and retail buildings on a District-owned plot of land along 4th Street SW near the Waterfront Metro station. Public comment on the proposals is being accepted through Oct. 9. [STLQTC]


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