Robert Devaney

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.

'Miles of Hope' for Wounded Warriors—And Bike Ride to Gettysburg

400 participants, including 80 military members wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan, others, will take part in "Face of America," a 110-mile bicycle ride, starting April 16 at the steps of the U.S. Capitol and ending on the battlefield of Gettysburg the next day.

Premiere: Hardy School Band at Cherry Blossom Parade

Georgetown's Hardy Middle School Marching Band got its inaugural chance to shine and be heard toward the end of the shutdown-threatened National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Copycat 'Georgetown Cuddler' Break-ins Return

Two Georgetown University students were awakened by unknown intruders early Saturday morning, April 9, in their dormitory rooms at the large LXR complex on 35th Street and on N Street. In two separate incidents, one female student woke to find a male stranger next to her; another women woke to a stranger shaking her shoulder and saw him run out of the room. No one was harmed and nothing was stolen.

Miss America Wows the Nation's Capital

"First, to become president and then a Supreme Court justice," said Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan, of her high goals ...

'Once Upon a Prom' at Ella Rue

Ladies, hurry up and drop off those old prom dresses at Ella Rue. The boutique, owned by Krista Johnson, will ...

Pink Tie Party: It's All About Cherries

Cherries were on every menu at the fifth annual Pink Tie Party at the Mayflower Hotel, March 23. As part ...

Obama Vows to 'Win the Future'; Cut Oil Imports by One-Third at G.U. Speech

President Barack Obama outlined his administration's energy policy, termed "America's Energy Security," at Georgetown University's McDonough Arena, March 30, before a thousand-plus crowd of students, faculty and VIPs

D.C. Taxi Fares Increase by a Buck

Mayor Vincent Gray signed an executive order last Friday authorizing a $1.00 fuel surcharge for all taxicab rides originating or terminating within the District of Columbia.

G.U. Drug Lab Students Get Suspended 6-Month Sentence; 3 Years' Probation

Two students arrested at Georgetown University in October 2010 for creating a drug lab in a Harbin Hall dorm room will spend three years on probation and perform community service.

Key Bridge Exxon Condo Design Admonished by Neighborhood

EastBanc presented its revised design for a high-end condo complex at 3601-3607 M Street (the gas station property next to the Exorcist stairs) during the April 4 meeting of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E, which is being criticized for, among other things, disrespect of the neighborhood's historic contexts.

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."

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