Peter L. Jakab, chief curator of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, will speak at the next Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club.
The top 10 favorite places to dine and shop in Georgetown, based on Georgetowners’ responses to the survey, included seven eateries, the Apple store and two clothing stores.
The former Fillmore School now houses studios for Halcyon’s artist fellows; a dance studio named for Septime Webre and the “one-room” Mysa School.
“More cutting-edge new restaurants as well as better ‘neighborhood’ eateries” turned out to be the most requested “want” identified in the just completed survey of Georgetown residents by the Georgetown Business Improvement District.
After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.
When voting closed at 5 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, the British-themed antiques and home-décor shop was declared the winner, with 558 votes on the Georgetown BID’s Facebook page.
The holiday season is a special time in the nation’s capital, as captured in this photo essay by Jeff Malet.
The idea of putting my feet on the ice was a terrifying thought given my previous experiences trying to walk on concrete that had ice on it.
“We are all here to find the best way to operate in the area. We can all share up to a point to make this whole thing work,” said DDOT’s Sam Zimbabwe at a packed town meeting on Dec. 5.
One highlighted project was the Georgetown Health Justice Alliance, in which law and medical school students work together to help people living in poverty get access to needed health services.