News & Politics
Brooke Pinto to Tell Latest on Crime Bill at Monday’s ANC Meeting
Halcyon Hosts Arts Lab Open House
January 25, 2018•
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.
ANC Monday: Resident Survey, Stormwater, Montrose Park
On the agenda: a presentation by the Georgetown Business Improvement District of the results of the BID’s Georgetown Resident Survey.
What Do Georgetowners Really Want?
January 22, 2018•
“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.
D.C.’s Newest Place Name: Boris Nemtsov Plaza
January 16, 2018•
Last week, the District Council unanimously approved the renaming of a portion of Wisconsin Avenue directly in front of the Russian Embassy, just north of Georgetown.
Bridge Street Books to Become Nonprofit
After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.
Looking Back, Looking Forward in Georgetown
January 10, 2018•
With a year that saw a new Duke Ellington School and a Halcyon Arts Lab, we await the reopening of Dumbarton Oaks Gardens and water back in the C&O Canal […]
Dockless Bikes Come to Georgetown’s Attention
January 4, 2018•
Last week, one allegedly cranky Georgetown resident wrote on the Georgetown Forum, a Citizens Association of Georgetown community bulletin board, that residents ought to call 911.
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 […]
2017 Georgetowners of the Year
December 20, 2017•
This year’s group includes a relentless advocate for the homeless, a police officer who knows Georgetown better than most Georgetowners, an all-volunteer business group, a social and dining club and a famed journalist and author.
Dockless Shared Bikes Surge in Georgetown
December 18, 2017•
“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.