The United States was hit with two hurricanes this month: Texas’ Harvey and Florida’s Irma. With many hospitals sitting in the path of the storms, officials were forced to evacuate hundreds of patients. The quickest way to get a patient...
The return of streetcars to Washington, and to the neighborhood where Joe Gibbons lives and serves as an elected official, brings out the philosopher in the Georgetowner. “A streetcar has a bit of Norman Rockwellness to it,” Gibbons said. “It’s...
We’ve had a change in leadership of our association. After serving as president for more than a year and a half, Deean Rubin has stepped down. Kate Barnes-Domotor, our first vice president, will serve as acting president, probably until...
Thursday, Feb. 1 Single Member District 4D02 will have its first 4D02 SMD meeting from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Gethsemane Baptist Church, 5119 4th St. NW. The Historic Preservation Review Board will host hearings...
As many Georgetown merchants face steadily increasing competition from other D.C. retail hotspots as well as e-commerce, the neighborhood’s small-business community hopes to create a nonprofit organization to help address the situation. The goal is a Main Streets group, a...
 by Tori Powell On May 6th 2019, residents gathered to discuss a housing plan that is to be drafted and submitted to the D.C. Council in upcoming months. This plan will include studies on D.C.’s segregation history, racially and ethnically...
Georgetown’s West Heating Plant project won conceptual approval from the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts last Thursday, a surprising reversal of objections from the panel’s Old Georgetown Board subsidiary. The project envisions demolishing most of the vacant 1948 industrial building...
The “Soviet Safeway” in Dupont Circle has cleared a major hurdle in its effort to sell beer and wine, reaching a settlement agreement that overrules other community protests against the plan. Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2B (Dupont Circle) announced it and...
The University of the District of Columbia’s new student center building has earned LEED Platinum certification, the highest rating from the U.S. Green Building Council. The $63 million building was completed last year at the corner of Connecticut Avenue and...
D.C. police have made an arrest in connection with the 2009 disappearance of Brightwood resident Pamela Butler, charging Jose Rodriguez Cruz with premeditated first-degree murder. A death certificate was issued for Butler last July, more than seven years after the...

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