ANC Monday: New Officers, Jelleff Center, Decks for Streateries

January 4, 2021

The January public meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E will be held online via Zoom on Monday, Jan. 4, at 6:30 p.m. It can be accessed HERE. No fee or account is needed. Those without a computer or access …

Meetings on BID Proposal to Extend Use of Streateries, Dec. 21

December 17, 2020

“Over the last seven months we have created more streateries than any neighborhood in the city. The response to widening sidewalks for enclosed street cafes in Georgetown has been overwhelmingly positive, and we believe is the key to its recovery …

Weekly Arts Round Up, October 1, 2020

October 1, 2020

This year’s Taste and Shop Georgetown runs from Oct. 5 to 25. Also coming up in the nabe: the Blessing of the Animals at St. John’s on Sunday (and at Dumbarton Methodist on Saturday at 11 a.m.) and fall classes …

‘Georgetown Karen’ Confronted by Street Protesters

July 27, 2020

A section of Wisconsin Avenue and Q Street NW in Georgetown was partially blocked off by Metropolitan Police around 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 25, when about a dozen protesters with noisemakers — protesting noise pollution in neighborhoods of color …

Sidewalk Widening Plans, Concerns in Georgetown

July 13, 2020

As Georgetowners cautiously leave their shelter-in-place abodes during the second of four phases of D.C.’s reopening, an inherent charm of the town has become a focal point for change: the narrow, crowded sidewalks.

How can Georgetown’s attractive brick sidewalks be …

BID and Halcyon Extend Emergency Relief

May 7, 2020

“Some 500 checks, made out for, on average, $300, are being sent to Georgetown employees who have lost their jobs as a result of the coronavirus crisis and need money to pay for rent, food, medical bills or other emergency

Virtual ANC 2E: Recovery, Sidewalks, 3000 M, Water St.

April 30, 2020

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its May meeting, 6:30 p.m., Monday, May 4, virtually — via Zoom or a conference call. The following is the agenda, as provided by ANC 2E.

Online at: bit.ly/ANC2EMay2020

In accordance

More Policing in Georgetown During Stay-at-Home Order

April 2, 2020

“I can see and feel the increase of police and public safety measures in my daily walks around Georgetown,” said Rick Murphy, chair of the Georgetown-Burleith advisory neighborhood commission, during a virtual meeting of ANC 2E on March 30.  

Second …

‘Glow’ to Light Up Georgetown on Dec. 6

December 2, 2019

Georgetown parks, churchyards and commercial blocks will be aglow with original artwork every night from 5 to 10 p.m. between Friday, Dec. 6, and Sunday, Jan. 5, during the sixth edition of “Georgetown Glow.”

“Glow” begins on Dec. 6 with …

Seeking Ways to Save Georgetown Retail

November 18, 2019

More than 200 Georgetowners gathered on Thursday evening, Nov. 14, in the spacious vacant retail space of the former Georgetown Park mall to discuss — what else? — the problem of vacant stores in Georgetown. Sponsored by the Georgetown Business …