Redistricting update: Where’s a Bastille when you need one?

Last Thursday, the working group for the redistricting of ANC2E voted to not reconsider their recommendation, which has been accused of gerrymandering students into illegally large districts.  The vote for reconsideration followed the same lines as the original vote for the co-chair’s proposal, with all 5 students on the working group along with ANC Commissioner […]

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 report, some complaints about the Alcohol Beverage Control Board’s moratorium, and a University’s ten-year plan—but sadly, it […]

ANC votes against Dixie Liquor’s request to sell single beers

Early last year, the D.C. City Council passed a ban on selling single beers in some D.C. neighborhoods, including Georgetown. Faced with major revenue losses, many business owners immediately sought exceptions to the ban from Advisory Neighborhood Commissions. Those who could convince their ANCs that they weren’t selling singles at a price where homeless could […]

ANC approves Apple Store design again as D.C. media runs short on apple puns

Joke. Tonight, Georgetown’s Advisory Neighborhood Comission 2E approved the design the owners of 1229 Wisconsin Ave  submitted for an Apple store—again. Yes, this is the fifth time the would-be Apple store has had to appear before the ANC. They will now go on to present to the Old Georgetown Board, that un-bastion of democracy which […]

Georgetown ANC Wrapup: Hydrant woes and apples to Apple Stores

In the first of what will be regular ANC 2E wrapups, we’re proud to bring you the events of last night’s ANC meeting. (But between Issue Rundowns, GUSA Roundups, and ANC Wrapups, it grieves me to report that we’re running out of summary nouns.) Last night’s local government rumble had a considerable many high points:  […]