ANC: Former Latham Hotel Site Is ‘Blighted Property’

January 7, 2021

Warned and ready, Georgetown was spared a repeat of June’s street violence last night, Jan. 6, following out-of-town protesters’ assault on the U.S. Capitol. Today, as after the June incidents, new fences and shielding are going up on the Hill, …

Georgetown Costars in ‘Wonder Woman 1984’

December 28, 2020

If you spent the holiday weekend watching movies, chances are you checked out “Wonder Woman 1984,” currently available on HBO Max and in theaters — if you can find one that’s open.

The movie prominently features the D.C. area, particularly …

New Chef-Partner at Lutèce: Matt Conroy

November 12, 2020

Matt Conroy, the engaging, recently installed chef-partner at Lutèce, brings a modern, French-inspired sensibility to this reimaged bistro at 1522 Wisconsin Ave. NW. Plates should be “fun” not fussy, he declares. Food should be “lighter,” yet full of flavor. Seasonal …

Extra Precautions Against Crime, Possible Violence in Georgetown

November 2, 2020

Georgetown saw an increase in crime in its residential areas in late October and many businesses are taking precautionary measures, including boarding up their stores in case of possible election-week violence.  

“We will have significant staffing in Halloween through Election …

CAG’s Dynamic Duo: Tara Sakraida Parker and Susan Dabbar

October 19, 2020

Anyone walking or driving through Georgetown in the past few weeks has come upon the cluttered flurry of renovation projects and sidewalk rebricking and roadway work. During this pandemic, Georgetown, it seems, is in the midst of a rebuilding campaign.…

ANC Tuesday: Lutheran Church, Rose Park, Jelleff, Ginkgo Project

September 27, 2020

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its October meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29, virtually — via Zoom or a conference call. (Get ready for a full meeting.)

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In accordance with the “COVID-19 Response

ANC 2E Monday: Pinto, 3000 M, Frat House, Foxtrot

August 28, 2020

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its September meeting, 6:30 p.m., Monday, Aug. 31, virtually — via Zoom or a conference call.

Here’s your chance to hear neighborhood issues and review business and residential design concepts.

The …

Brooke Pinto’s ‘Business Perspective’

August 10, 2020

As the youngest District Council member ever elected and the first woman to represent Ward 2, Democrat Brooke Pinto, 28, is off to a running start after assuming the seat vacated by Jack Evans. Evans had held the post since …

Georgetown Lawyer Protests Protests

August 6, 2020

Georgetown resident and lawyer Don Crockett sent a formal letter to Mayor Muriel Bowser decrying certain protests in Georgetown, as well as the May 31 looting that followed the downtown protests.

Citing the July 25 incident at Wisconsin Avenue and …

Georgetown BID: ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

June 11, 2020

The annual meeting of the Georgetown Business Improvement District, held on June 10, proved unique in several ways. It was totally virtual; the Georgetown Community Leadership Award was awarded to the Georgetown business community in general; and high-profile leaders participated, …