Fire damages two story house on the 3800 block of T Street NW

A house fire in Burleith caused an estimated $10,000 worth of damage to a two story house at 3824 T Street NW. Deputy Fire Chief Reilly said that the damage caused by the fire, which started in a… Read More

Burleith Citizens’ Association sounds the 2010 Campus Plan rallying cry

University administrators held the first of five November meetings with neighbors about their new draft of the 2010 Campus Plan last week. There seemed to be a fair amount for neighbors to be excited about at the meeting… Read More

Burleith Citizens’ Association talks 61-Ds, GU policy, landlords and more

Last Thursday, the Burleith Citizens’ Association held its annual meeting.  Yes, annual. “One per year? I love it!” exclaimed guest of honor Mayor Adrian Fenty (D). “That’s unprecedented, at least in D.C.” With only one meeting per year,… Read More

Burleith debates the ultimate question: to brick or not to brick?

The ultimate controversy causer! There are a few issues that really get debate going on local listservs—political partisanship, newspaper-nabbing students, et cetra—but few topics are as controversial as the question of whether or not sidewalks should be paved… Read More

Political partisanship plagues the Burleith listserv

Messages on the Burleith listserv are generally constrained to the topics of handy men, lost pets, and yard sales, one member, Paul Diego Craney, has decided it’s his duty to up his neighbors’ political awareness. Craney, the Executive… Read More

Could some of the damage from Friday’s storm have been prevented?

Last Friday’s thunderstorm caused four big trees in Burleith to fall, crushing the cars parked near them. Now some neighbors are suggesting that some of the damage could have been prevented if the D.C. government had been more… Read More

Thunderstorm fells trees, crushes cars in Burleith

This evening saw hurricane-like thunderstorms. In Burleith, the heavy rains and wind felled quite a few large trees, crushing some unfortunately parked cars. At one accident site (near the intersection of 37th and T Streets), the owner of… Read More

The 10 Year Campus Plan: Our house, in the middle of our street

The University is formulating its 2010 Campus Plan, which, once it passes ANC and D.C. Zoning Commission muster, will dictate how the University can expand over the next decade. Previous Campus Plans excluded neighborhood input in their planning… Read More

Georgetown University, cat killer: the Burleith listserv’s horrible “discovery”

Every time you procrastinate, Georgetown kills a kitten. No, but seriously, they do. Here at Georgetown, it’s pretty much a given that the neighbors are going to complain about the University—our buses are too loud, our parties are… Read More

Burleith listserv accuses Georgetown students of pilfering papers

Yesterday on the Burleith listserv, “M Clark” let loose with a rant about how people had been stealing newspapers. He said his delivery-man told him that he had more than 20 calls about missing papers from Burleith alone… Read More