Three gatherings at the Chevy Chase Community Center this month reported progress on planning for improvements both at the center and at nearby Lafayette Park. The first was on June 1, when at-large D.C. Council member Anita Bonds visited...
The two public elementary schools in our association’s area are finishing successful years, one in a newly renovated building and the other about to move into new quarters. Students and teachers at Lafayette Elementary School at Broad Branch Road and...
Advisory Neighborhood Commissions Meeting Notices and Agenda Highlights To find links to your ANC’s website, click here. Visit the District’s ANC office to see maps of commission boundaries by ward. ANC 1B Lower Columbia Heights, Lower Georgia Avenue, Shaw, U Street, Pleasant Plains The...
It’s midsummer — hot and humid in Shepherd Park, with many away or planning a trip before schools welcome back staff and students. Residents need to remember to let neighbors know when they’re away, stop newspaper and mail delivery,...
This week the Shepherd Park Citizens Association gives a big shoutout to the East Rock Creek Village, an aging-in-place organization belonging to a network of groups helping seniors continue to live independently in their neighborhoods. Having lost its executive director...
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is working to adopt a resolution that our board will vote upon at its Oct. 24 meeting. The resolution will support the application for demolition of much of the West Heating Plant. The demolition...
By foot, car or bus, many Shepherd Park residents headed to the Metro Saturday morning, ready to participate in the “March for Our Lives.” The platforms were crowded and the atmosphere was lively. On Pennsylvania Avenue, by 11 o'clock, people...
While recently searching the web for photos of Georgetown’s once-gritty waterfront, I came across a rather remarkable image. The photo depicted the great flood of October 1942, when the Potomac River crested nearly 12 feet above flood stage at...
October is a busy month for the Shepherd Park Citizens Association. The winter-wear collection for the children and teens of Hope and a Home runs through Oct. 31. The drop-off is again at Rex Cleaners, 7346 Georgia Ave. NW,...
We were blessed with perfect weather last Saturday for Chevy Chase DC Day. This annual event introduces new local residents to our association and the many businesses in our community, and reminds others of what we do. Robert Gordon, our...

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