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ANC Approves Bagel Shop as ‘Corner Store’

After a lively, sometimes heated debate on Jan. 7, ANC 2E voted 6-2 in favor of a proposal giving the owner of Call Your Mother a corner store zoning variance.  

Town Meeting on Ellington Field, Jan. 13

Mayor Bowser announced the city’s intention to transfer the administration of Ellington Field from DC Public Schools to the Department of Parks and Recreation. But the transfer has become controversial. 

Top 2019 News in Georgetown: Evans, Jelleff, Bikes, Scooters

Here’s a review of several top topics: access to playing fields, the plans for the Jelleff Center’s reconstruction, the increase in e-bikes and scooters and the fate of Council member Jack Evans.

Police Raid 2 Marijuana Pop-Ups in Georgetown

The raid on a business at Dumbarton Street and Wisconsin Avenue was almost a repeat of another the day before at 33rd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.   

Chamber to Honor ‘Hometown Heroes’ at Dec. 12 Event

On Thursday, Dec. 12, the DC Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Board Meeting & Chairman’s Inaugural Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m....

Seeking Ways to Save Georgetown Retail

The Georgetown Business Improvement District will be collating and analyzing notes and ideas garnered at the Nov. 14 town forum to update its Retail Action Plan.

Calls Mount for Evans to Resign

Ordered up by the Council, the O’Melveny & Myers report is said to include allegations that Evans was paid thousands of dollars by private clients for services that constituted conflicts of interest.

Canal Renovation Is Moving Along

A town meeting and workshop to view two alternative designs and to collect and consider public input on the Georgetown Canal Plan will be held on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

Funding Announced for Ellington Field, Rebuilt Jelleff Center

Mayor Muriel Bowser has budgeted $25 million to tear down and rebuild the 50-year-old Jelleff Recreation Center, Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans told attendees at an Oct. 7 community meeting.

Ward 2 Council Candidates Debate, Minus Evans

Long-term Council member Jack Evans did not participate in the Sept. 26 debate, as he has not yet declared his candidacy for the 2020 race.