Robert Devaney

Ins and Outs 2.22.12

A farewell to Antiques of Georgetown, and a hello to Cafe Tu-O-Tu, Suitsupply and Noodles and Company.

President Clinton PBS Documentary Airs Tonight

Public Broadcasting Service's "American Experience" takes on the Clinton years in a four-hour, two-part treatment, which airs 9 p.m., tonight and tomorrow (locally, WETA and WHUT).

Business Group Celebrates Valentine's Day with 'Heart-to-Heart Networking'

The day after Valentine's Day was as good a day as any for the Georgetown Business Association to hold its monthly get-together, calling it a "heart-to-heart networking reception."

Red-Hot Conservative Summit Occupies Deep-Blue D.C.

The hotel teemed with conservatives, many of them young people avidly waving banners, signs and placards, in every nook, coffeeshop, bar, room and speaking room. This was the 2012 gathering of the GOP which just by the look and sound of it was turning into the GOCP—the Grand Old Conservative Party.

ANC2E Full Report, January 30, 2012

In an especially full and varied meeting Jan, 30, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E tackled a packed line-up

81st Georgetown House Tour 2012 is Underway

And now a few words from Frida Burling: Good news for our Georgetown! The 2012 House Tour is getting under way for the 81st year.

Potomac Phil Predicts 6 Weeks of Winter, 9 Months of Gridlock in Congress

The rodent-meteorologist event was held at Dupont Circle, Feb. 2. Potomac Phil's message was made about an hour after the famous Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania saw his own shadow and foresaw six more weeks of winter.

Safeway's Safety Fair With D.C. Fire & EMS Informs, Entertains Customers and Families

The Georgetown “Social” Safeway at 1855 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., presented a Community Wellness and Safety Fair Jan. 28.

High Noon at McPherson Square

The noon Jan. 30 deadline came and went, as United State Park Police again warned protestors at McPherson Square at 15th and K Streets that camping with overnight sleep would no longer be allowed. Some have already complied; many appeared ready for a fight and stay in the park overnight.

NGA's French Galleries Re-open Jan. 28 to Renewed Radiance and Delight

After two years of renovation, the National Gallery of Art will reopen its galleries devoted to impressionism and post-impressionism to the public on Saturday, Jan. 28. Housed in the west building of the gallery, the installation displays some of the greatest paintings by Manet, Monet, Renoir, Cézanne, Van Gogh and Gauguin on view anywhere.

Longtime Residents Make Georgetown History Come Alive

The Citizens Association of Georgetown put its Oral History Project on display, Jan. 18, at the City Tavern Club. Part of CAG's effort to document the "living history" of Georgetown, seven residents with their lively recollections made the town's past come alive in the listeners' minds.

Business Group to Greet New Year and Officers

A new year brings new schedules, new meetings and new officers at the Georgetown Business Association, which will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at The Georgetown Club.

Citizens' Group to Salute Oral History Pioneers

The Citizens Association of Georgetown will meet Wednesday, Jan. 18, 7 p.m., at the City Tavern Club to honor well-known Georgetowners who have been interviewed for CAG's Oral History Project.

Paparelli Brings Out the Youth in ‘Gentlemen’

Director P.J. Paparelli often refers to the title of his new gig at the Shakespeare Theatre Company as “the two gents.” That would be “The Two Gentleman of Verona,” one of Shakespeare’s earliest works, and to Paparelli’s way of thinking, his most youthful. One way or another, you can expect that youth will be served in his production of the play.

The Decline and Fall of Georgetown Park

In September 1981, the Shops at Georgetown Park opened to much fanfare: 100 stores (including 128 condominiums), such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Garfinckel's, Ann Taylor, Scan Furniture, Conran's, Davisons of Bermuda, Mark Cross and Godiva Chocolatier. With such memories, any longtime local walking through the 30-year-old place in 2012 is saddened by its fall.

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