Posts Tagged ‘Georgetown’

I Hit the Snooze Bar

An online mattress retailer is hosting a pop-up in Georgetown that features beds, tents, waffles, and screen-printing.

Ex-Georgetown Student Sentenced to Year in Prison for Ricin Possession

The student will get credit for seven months already served.

Georgetown Student Inspired by Breaking Bad Pleads Guilty to Possessing Ricin

Student pleads guilty to possessing ricin he cooked in his dorm room.

The Needle: Arlington Bro Strikes Again

Car Crawl: Police arrested and stun-gunned a naked man driving a car that hit three other vehicles during a bar crawl event in the Clarendon area this weekend. The man, who was in fact wearing socks, was celebrating his 23rd birthday at the "All American Bar Crawl." God Bless America! -4
This Town: Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's security [...]

District Line Daily: The Great Divide

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The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design is expected to essentially dissolve [...]

District Line Daily: The Education Issue

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Our latest issue focuses on higher education in D.C. Find out why UDC decided to save its [...]

God Save the Quinoa: Scheele’s Turns 120 With an Assist From Georgetown Residents

There’s something sacred about the bond between East Georgetown residents and their favorite corner store, and it’s a bond that not even sky-high property values can break.
Scheele’s Market, a quaint grocery at the corner of 29th and Dumbarton streets NW, celebrates its 120th birthday this year. It’s by far the oldest corner store in Georgetown, [...]

Georgetown’s Future Could Include a Metro, Gondola, and More Booze

Georgetown was once quite hip. But now that the pricey homes and fancy restaurants that defined the exclusive neighborhood have spread all over the city, it's been struggling to reclaim its cool.
There's now officially a plan to change that. The Georgetown Business Improvement District has formally launched its Georgetown 2028 15 Year Action Plan, which [...]

District Line Daily: Midnight Train to Georgetown

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A task force of Georgetown business owners and residents proposed a list of 75 changes—including a [...]

District Line Daily: In the Council We Trust

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The council voted to push back the first election of D.C.'s attorney general to 2018, despite [...]

The Needle: All My Single Fellas

D.C. Sex Appeal: Voting is open for Inside Edition's D.C. hottest bachelor contest. Check out the hunks here, and may we encourage a vote for D.C. media man Russ Ptacek, whom City Paper already officially dubbed D.C.'s "most excitable local newsman." +3
Sealed: The Georgetown University seal that determines who will and won't graduate has been inexplicably painted over ahead [...]

District Line Daily: Housing Prey

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A Washington Post investigation found that the D.C. government has auctioned off tax liens for decades, resulting [...]

D.C.ers, This Is How You Can Make It Into the New York Times Wedding Section

There's a new database out there to supplement your weekly dose of matrimonial elitism. Wedding Crunchers has compiled 60,000 wedding and engagement announcements over the last 30 years from the the New York Times wedding section of record, allowing users to search through these archives by keyword and generate charts based on the changing frequency of [...]

Massive Layoffs at Patch Today, Local Sites Likely Impacted

Patch, the AOL-owned hyper-local network of news sites across the country, laid off 40 percent of its employees Friday– a move that will likely impact many of the local Patch sites.
A number of the Patch sites will either be consolidated or eliminated.
D.C. has one Patch site, Georgetown Patch, and there are a number in Northern [...]

The Needle: Schweitzer v. Schweitzer Edition

Red Sauced: La Tagliatella, an Italian-style (but Poland-based) chain of pasta restaurants, opened a location in Arlington recently—and Washington Post restaurant critic Tom Sietsema says its eggplant calzone "does a great impression of a mummy," its minestrone seems to only contain peas and croutons, and its decor is "as over-the-top as Liberace." More zingers follow! So epic [...]

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