Robert Devaney

Prospect Street Homeowners Knock EastBanc . . . and the ANC

Prospect Street residents whose backyards would be almost level with the top of the proposed Key Bridge Exxon condo on M Street are not feeling the love from their Advisory Neighborhood Commission, to say nothing of the developer EastBanc, which presented its redesign of the project after scrutiny by the Old Georgetown Board at the May 2 ANC meeting.

Georgetown Village: Senior Service Extends Staying in Your Home

Leaders of the aging-in-place Georgetown Village met with an overflowing hall of neighbors at the Georgetown Presbyterian Church on P Street on April 26 to discuss their nonprofit service helping elderly neighbors stay in their homes. The group has 57 members pledged and needs 47 more to hit its goal of 100 to get the service up and running.

Thank You, MPD, Lunch on May 11

The Citizens Advisory Council for the Second District of the Metropolitan Police Department will hold its Police Appreciation Luncheon on May 11, "to show the officers and staff of the Second District Police Force how much the community appreciates the work they do protecting our neighborhoods against crime."

Not to Worry: They're Just Howitzers You're Hearing

Some Georgetown residents have heard loud booms as early as 6:30 a.m. recently. The sounds are from World War 2 era howitzers used for ceremonies at Fort Myer and Arlington Cemetery. Seems the army turned the guns around the other way and pointed them towards D.C. after Arlington residents had been complaining.

Prince Charles at G.U., May 4

Prince Charles of Britain is speaking at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall on May 4 at a conference on sustainable agriculture, part of his work with organic farming and the natural world.

D.C Arts Collaborates at French Embassy

The D.C. Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative gathered in La Maison Française at the French Embassy, April 8, to ...

25 Years of Washington Leaders Make for a Good Time

Leadership Greater Washington celebrated its 25th birthday at the Newseum, April 12, as members of different years reunited. The impressive ...

N Street Village: Powerful Women and Women Becoming Powerful

The N Street Village Gala, always a joyous and easy-going affair, celebrated the powerful women of the nation's capital ...

Epic Fail: Parts of Wash. Harbour's Flood Walls Not Pulled Up to Curb Potomac

The swift Potomac River beat faulty human technology or vigilance during the morning of April 18, as its waters reached high tide and crested slightly over its banks.

In 2 Mornings, Robberies Within 3 Blocks Along 35th Street

A robbery at knife point occurred Palm Sunday, April 17, on the 1500 block area of 35th Street, N.W. The following morning, April 18, a robbery at gunpoint occurred on the 3500 block of Winfield Lane, N.W. The reported incidents were less than three blocks apart.

Peace, Love . . . Chill: Serendipity 3 Will Be Opening

With a few rumors circulating that Serendipity 3 might not open at all after several delays, co-owner Rodrigo Garcia totally denied such talk and said that problems with the venting system were the cause of the latest wait. Garcia showed off the nearly completed interior of Serendipity 3's first floor during an April 18 impromptu tour.

Georgetown President, Provost, Dean Go First at Zoning Hearing

The D.C. Zoning commission met April 14 for the first of three hearings on Georgetown University’s campus plan. Georgetown administrators sat before the commissioners and made their case for the 2010-2020 outline.

Going Green, Citizens Meet at Swedish Embassy; Re-nominate Altemus

Members and guests of the Citizens Association of Georgetown gathered at the House of Sweden (aka the Swedish Embassy) for its April 18 meeting. On hand was Occasions, the city's first certified green caterer.

Key Bridge Exxon Condo Design Rejected by Old Georgetown Board

EastBanc presented its design for a high-end condo complex at 3601-3607 M Street (the gas station property next to the Exorcist stairs) to the Old Georgetown Board, April 7, and was sent back to the drawing board.

Nevils Hall Rehab Stirs Traffic, Noise Gripes; Kicks Out Seniors Early

The renovation of the Nevils Hall student apartment complex on the corner of 36th and N streets has nearby neighbors concerned about traffic and noise.

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