Montrose Park to Celebrate Sphere’s Return

November 3, 2022

Two years ago, it was a case of whodunit at Montrose Park, a verdant 16-acre meadowland of shade trees and gardens situated on the heights of upper Georgetown. While not quite […]

Kids Korner: Georgetown Summers

July 13, 2022

Georgetown in the summer is the BEST!   Rose Park Farmers Market: Every week I ask to go. I like the cherry pie filling (we made a few pies), fudge brownies, homemade […]

Tennis, Anyone? Soon at Montrose Park

September 10, 2020

The hope is to have the two brand-new, green-surfaced courts open to the public by the end of September, depending on the weather.  

Montrose Park’s Memorial Sphere Vandalized

August 12, 2019

The sphere was installed in 1956 by the Georgetown Garden Club as a memorial to Sarah Louisa Rittenhouse, who lobbied Congress from 1904 to 1911 to buy the Montrose estate for a public park.

ANC Monday: Montrose Park, Magnolias, Exorcist Steps

October 27, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, the application to the Historic Preservation Review Board for the landmarking of the Exorcist Steps will be discussed at tonight’s ANC meeting.

Montrose Park: Georgetown’s Cinderella?

April 18, 2018

Georgetown is fortunate to have a variety of well-used parks with active support groups, often called “Friends of Fill-in-the-blank Park.” The neighborhood’s green spaces — increasingly popular with residents of all ages […]

ANC Monday: Resident Survey, Stormwater, Montrose Park

January 25, 2018

On the agenda: a presentation by the Georgetown Business Improvement District of the results of the BID’s Georgetown Resident Survey.

ANC to Meet Jan. 3: Key Bridge Lighting, Montrose Park Tennis Courts

December 28, 2017

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its January meeting, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 6:30 p.m. at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School, 35th Street and Volta Place NW, in the […]

Town Topics: Oct. 11, 2017

October 11, 2017

By Peggy Sands and Robert Devaney M St. Sidewalk Expansion Extended Every weekend since early summer, crews from the Georgetown Business Improvement District have installed street barriers and some planters […]