Robert Devaney

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.

ANC Update: GSA Explains Sale Process; Safeway Traffic; ‘It’s Not About Macaroons’

The Georgetown/Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC2E) met Jan. 4 at Georgetown Visitation Prep.

Tim Sheckler of the General Services ...

Key Bridge Dec. 16 Deaths: U.S. Park Police Officer; Jumper Still Not Identified

A man discovered on the towpath beneath the Key Bridge after 5 p.m. and a United States Park Police ...

GBA Salutes Dumbarton House; MPD’s Reese and Corchado; Chip Dent; Serendipity 3

The Georgetown Business Association held its annual meeting and awards presentations Dec. 14 at Dumbarton House on Q Street. Mayor ...

Ins & Outs 1.11.12

The first to come and the first to go in 2011. Here's the storefront business update in Georgetown.

Georgetowners of the Year: the Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park

The transformation of Georgetown’s land along the Potomac River was completed four months ago. After years in the making, Georgetown Waterfront Park now stands as a stupendous achievement for this town and the District of Columbia. It had many advocates, but the Friends of Georgetown Waterfront Park, never took its eyes off the prize.

The Hamilton Gets a Big Ribbon-Cutting

A big, new restaurant requires a big ribbon cutting. Clyde's Restaurant Group's The Hamilton got one with Mayor Vincent Gray and D.C council members and Clyde’s corporate officers Jan. 9.

ANC Update: GSA on Heating Plant Sale; Safeway Traffic; 'It's Not About Macaroons'

Georgetown's and Burleith's advisory neighborhood commission (ANC2E) met Jan. 4 at Georgetown Visitation Prep.

Recycle Your Christmas Tree by Jan. 14

The new year clean-up has begun. The Department of Public Works is now collecting Christmas trees and wreaths to be picked up curbside through Jan. 14.

Pie Sisters on M Street to Open Thursday, Jan. 5

Your sweet wait is over! On Thursday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m., Pie Sisters of Georgetown will open its doors at 3423 M St., N.W.

ANC to Meet Tonight: Update on West Power Plant

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E -- Georgetown, Burleith and Hillandale -- will meet tonight, Jan. 3, 6:30 p.m.

U.S. Park Police Sgt. Michael Boehm Laid to Rest With Full Honors

U.S. Park Police Sgt. Michael Boehm, who suffered a fatal heart attack responding to an injured man near Key Bridge at the C&O Canal towpath Dec. 16, was eulogized and honored Dec. 28.

Georgetown Senior Center Celebrates Christmas

The reorganized Georgetown Senior Center met for Christmas lunch Dec. 19 at St. John's Episcopal Church on O Street.

Santa Claus Comes to Town . . . and Other Christmas Trimmings

For sheer size and sense of fun, the big winner in Georgetown's Christmas decorations has to go to Jack Davies of Prospect Street. His 20-feet-tall, inflated Santa Claus waves, "Ho, ho, ho, Merry Christmas" from the back of his house with its grand vista of the Potomac River to all entering D.C. from Virginia. While many Georgetown homes are trimmed from evergreens, red ribbons and small lights, Davies's Santa makes for a happy surprise.

Christmas Heartbreak: 2 Deaths Near Key Bridge Dec. 16

A man discovered on the towpath beneath Key Bridge after 5 p.m. and a United States Park Police officer responding to the emergency both died Dec. 16.

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