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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.

G'town Business Group in Festive Mood with Mayor, Councilmen and Awardees

The Georgetown Business Association held its annual meeting and awards presentations for the holiday season Dec. 14 at Dumbarton House on Q Street. The mood was festive in tune with the Christmas season as Mayor Vincent Gray and councilmen Jack Evans and Vincent Orange addressed GBA members and friends.

ELEW Rocks Halcyon House for Sasha Bruce

Rock/jazz pianist ELEW (Eric Lewis) held court with his mighty piano in the studio hall of Halcyon House Dec. 13 to benefit Sasha Bruce Youthwork, which provides shelter and counseling to runaway, abused and neglected children and their families. The D.C. non-profit – which began in Georgetown’s Christ Church – was enlarged by donations from Evangeline Bruce, wife of Ambassador David Bruce, following the death of their daughter Sasha who had helped troubled youths as a volunteer.

The Hamilton by Clyde's: Unique in Space, Time and Sound

The Hamilton, Clyde's Restaurant Group's new 37,000-square-foot restaurant at 14th and F Streets, is making the scene in no small way.

Georgetown Observer, Dec. 14, 2011

Mayor Asks for Town-Gown Peace

Georgetown University held its annual “Holiday Open House” Dec. 7 in Healy Hall’s Riggs ...

Mayor Asks for Town-Gown Peace

Georgetown University held its annual “Holiday Open House” Dec. 7 in Healy Hall’s Riggs Library, where neighbors, business and ...

12 Days of Merriment Kick Off at Wisc. & M

The 12 Days of Merriment kicked off Dec. 10 at the PNC bank parking lot around the intersection of Wisconsin ...

Citizens' 'Winter Wonderland' Melts Into 'Disco Inferno'

You know you got a hot party going on, when the Mayor of Washington, D.C., boogies until the last ...

Mayor Joins Hilltop's Yuletide Get-Together for Neighbors

Georgetown University held its annual "Holiday Open House" Dec. 7 in historic Riggs Library, at the south tower of landmark Healy Hall. Each Christmas season, neighbors, business and community leader and university officials gather for conversation, food, drink and music. And, despite heavy rain, it looked like everyone showed up, including the Mayor of Washington, D.C., who had visions of streetcars, a GU-GWU basketball game and town-gown peace in his head.

36th Street Burglar Was ‘Looking for a Party’

There was another intruder alert for students living near Georgetown University’s main campus. (Who are these guys?) There were ...

ANC Update: 3254 O St. Deja Vu; Reservations on EastBanc’s Back 

A few more items were on Georgetown’s and Burleith’s advisory neighborhood commission (ANC2E) Nov. 28 meeting agenda:

The ...

Cause of Building’s Partial Collapse Not Yet Determined

The Thanksgiving Day partial collapse of the back wall and interior of 1424 Wisconsin Avenue, N.W., remains unexplained as ...

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