Robert Devaney

Violent Crime Down; Property Theft Up

"Violent crime is down," Lt. Hitchcock of the Metropolitan Police Department told the April 4 meeting of the ANC 2E. In his police area, "there have been eight robberies in 2011 compared to 11 this time last year," he said. But, he cautioned, property crime has increased.

G.U. Relents: Adds 250 Beds on Campus and Lowers Cap

In a March 31 pre-hearing submission to the D.C. Zoning Commission, Georgetown University offered more concessions to the neighborhood, including more beds and a lower main campus enrollment cap.

Baseball Springs to Life With Nationals' Optimism

On baseball's raw Opening Day, March 31, the Washington Nationals ran onto the field amid celebration, the roar of ...

Buddy Cianci Charms 'Em at Cafe Milano

It seems that people cannot fail to be charmed by former Providence, R.I. mayor Vincent "Buddy" Cianci, who held court at Cafe Milano, March 22, as guest of Bill Shields of the National Low Income Housing Coalition and Thomas Quinn, top lobbyist at Venable Partners. Cianci is on a book tour for his memoir, "Politics and Pasta: How I Prosecuted Mobsters, Rebuilt a Dying City, Advised a President, Dined with Sinatra, Spent Five Years in a Federally Funded Gated Community, and Lived to Tell the Tale."

St. John's Fundraising Begins: Halfway There

With past donations from the likes of Thomas Jefferson and Francis Scott Key, it surprises few that St. John's ...

Citizens 'Boffi' Over Chefs' Treats

The Citizens Association of Georgetown joined with Boffi, the high-end kitchen and bathroom showroom on M Street, and neighborhood chefs ...

It's My Birthday, Too — Yeah

Approaching the Ides of March, it seemed so many friends and colleagues were celebrating their birthdays: Victoria Michael of VM ...

Washington Galas: From Dolley to the Digital

First Lady Dolley Madison was one of the first Washingtonians to realize the value of a good gala. Today a wider range of gala patrons are on the scene, from ambassadors and businessmen to social media mavens and corporations. But the point of the party remains the same: good times for good causes. Here is a list of The Georgetowner's most anticipated galas this season.

Mayor Gray, DDOT Launch PotHolePalooza 2011

Mayor Vincent C. Gray, Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry and District Department of Transportation (DDOT) Interim Director Terry Bellamy today ...

Hoyas Rebuff: 'We've Been Here Since 1789. How About You?'

Declaring that parties are not a crime, Georgetown University students have counterpunched with StopCrimeNotParties.com. The website "will give students ...

Early Morning Attack Along C&O Canal

U.S. Park Police reported that at approximately 4:20 a.m., March 18, a man was attacked and stabbed ...

Georgetown Co-ed Sexually Assaulted on 35th Street

The Georgetown University Department of Public Safety reports the following: On Saturday, March 19, a student came to the DPS ...

Q Street Gas Station Fire Destroys Garage, Snarls Traffic

The service garage of the gas station on Q Street—known both as the Washingtonian Auto Shop and Georgetown Auto ...

It Takes 39th Street Resident Tom Strike to Catch a Thief

Driving near his home on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, Thomas Strike observed a suspicious character on 37th Street ...

Lululemon Murder Suspect Worked at M Street Store

Brittany Norwood, alleged murderer of fellow Bethesda Luluemon Athletica employee Jayna Murray, was held without bond by Montgomery County, March ...

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