In Mayor’s $17.5 Billion Budget: $30 Million for Jelleff Rec, $3.5 Million for Ellington Field

June 1, 2021

The word on the budget is out. Georgetown representatives, parents and youth who use the popular but aging Jelleff Recreation Center, Boys and Girls Club and public outdoor pool at […]

Jelleff Center Feasibility Study: Déjà Vu 

December 7, 2020

The renovation — or perhaps reconstruction — of the S Street center is expected to be a top priority for newly elected Ward 2 Council representative Brooke Pinto. 

Standing Room Only at Ellington Field Meeting

January 21, 2020

On Jan. 15, close to 200 residents met with city officials from the Departments of Parks and Recreation, DC Public Schools and the Department of General Services about the field’s future.

Community Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 15

January 13, 2020

The Department of Parks and Recreation has scheduled a meeting at the Georgetown Neighborhood Library to discuss potential uses of the field, located between 39th Street and River Road NW.

$7 Million Budgeted for Jelleff Rec Center

July 30, 2018

Many at the July 23 community-input meeting spoke of needing space for programs from yoga to child care, more senior and teen services and even a nutrition and cooking center.

Downtowner Jan. 24, 2018

January 24, 2018

D.C. Makes HQ2 Shortlist Washington, D.C., is one of 20 places to make the latest cut in Amazon’s search for a second headquarters. With $5 billion set to be invested, […]