ANC Resolved About Widened and Cemented Sidewalks

September 7, 2021

Before a historic number of online participants – 140 – the Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission on Aug.  30 amid a packed agenda, spent a good proportion of the time on […]

Proposed Bike Lanes, N Street One-Way Animate ANC Meeting

September 2, 2021

Two informal proposals to install marked contra-traffic-flow bike lanes on busy residential Georgetown streets intersecting Wisconsin Avenue produced animated conversation during and after the Aug. 30 meeting of the Georgetown/Burleith […]

In Georgetown’s Hot Housing Market, Demand for Elevators ‘Going Up!’

May 24, 2021

Covid-19 seems to have caused an unexpected new housing boom, especially in small, vibrant and green communities within senior-friendly cities like Washington, D.C.  And, that means Georgetown – where the […]

During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal

April 26, 2021

The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.

Layer of Annoyance Surfaces at ANC Meeting

April 12, 2021

At the March 30 virtual meeting, even the very favored National Park Service came in for some grumpiness regarding a construction project.

3 ‘Must-Follow’ Issues at March ANC Meeting

March 8, 2021

The March 1 meeting of ANC 2E was both long and newsworthy, tapping into hot issues that The Georgetowner intends to cover in the coming weeks and months. 

ANC Revs Up Over Speed Limit Issue

February 4, 2021

At ANC 2E’s monthly meeting last Monday, a lively discussion broke out about two longstanding issues: speed limits and large truck traffic in residential areas.

As Cold Weather Hits, More Help for Unsheltered

November 11, 2020

Georgetown Ministry Center, dedicated to “ending homelessness one person at a time,” is responding with new leadership and expanded programs.

Saving Georgetown’s Ginkgo Trees

October 5, 2020

Trees for Georgetown proposed a pilot program in which a crew will clean the sidewalks on 27th Street between N and Dumbarton Streets for six weeks.

Wisconsin Ave. Repaving to Finish by Oct. 19

October 1, 2020

A DDOT roadway resurfacing and sidewalk repair project is underway on Wisconsin Avenue, through Georgetown community groups weren’t given much notice.