ANC Wrap-up: We hold these SMDs to be self-evident

Representation, Shmepresentation The biggest issue at last night’s relatively brief Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting was the presentation of the redistricting plan for open comment.  Commissioner Ron Lewis introduced the issue and the two proposals. He said that, although… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: A night of bonds, crime, booze, and table tennis

Last night’s marathon Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting covered everything from crime to tree boxes. As always, we’ve picked out the meeting’s highlights just for you. Let’s get to the recap. The name is Bond. Revenue Bond. Linda Greenan,… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Choosing those pesky Bikeshare locations

After an ANC-less August, last night’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee agenda featured bikes, break-ins, and a daunting backup of private projects. Bicycle Races The next major topic of discussion was the highly-anticipated Capital Bikeshare program. DDOT spokesman Chris Holben… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Police fantasies, sucking up to Harvard, and left-turn lanes

Monday’s Advisory Neighborhood Committee meeting was short on entertainment, but awfully long on just about everything else. Topics included how to ease the traffic jams at the intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue, a monthly public safety… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Bar hours extension extravaganza!

Last night’s Advisory Neighborhood meeting was pretty long for my taste. Discussion included streetcars and the ANC’s preference for having them built without overhead wires and without dedicating an entire lane of traffic to their operation—but aside from… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Harassment, crêpes, and Late Night Shots

With everyone’s favorite amateur photog soliciting ANC support, a bi-decennial liquor license moratorium discussion, a Late Night Shots founder pushing for greater leeway for his new restaurant, and a debate about the relative merits of pizza and crepes… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Georgetown sees a worrying rise in crimes and crêpes

Tuesday night’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting may be remembered by historians as the start of a new chapter in the Georgetown neighborhood crusade against late night takeout eateries. Plus, MPD reaffirms its commitment to increased patrols in the… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: When Marion Barry does crazy things

This month’s Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting lacked the kind of heated debate that can often break out on the second floor of the Georgetown Visitation School, but it did feature an appearance from Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Stoplights, liquor license moratorium, and Jelleff Field

Monday night’s marathon Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting was one of the most contentious in recent memory, with most of the meetings devoted to a controversial Department of Parks and Recreation agreement with the private Maret School for developing… Read More

ANC Wrap-up: Liechtenstein and preparing to lick Philly P

In December, unplowed side streets disappointed commissioners On Monday, the Advisory Neighborhood Commission kicked off the New Year with a relatively empty slate of issues, due mostly to the fact that the Old Georgetown Board doesn’t meet in… Read More