Georgetown Dinette announces two week hiatus in whimsical poem

This morning, Vox came across a gem of a photograph snapped by Georgetown Metropolitan. Georgetown Dinette, one of the very few mom-and-pop restaurants in the area, is closing for a few weeks for a “family matter.” In what we… Read More

Acres on acres, with no destination and mere speculation

Rumblings and grumblings over the results of the campus plan agreement are still alive and well. Students demand a say in the process and express disapproval over the concessions made by the University, and two days ago, students were… Read More

New Niketown store may come to M Street, replacing Barnes & Noble

Lovers of athletic sneakers and swoosh-stamped T-shirts, rejoice! a Nike retail store may be coming to a shopping district near you! In August, Georgetown Metropolitan reported that Barnes & Noble’s lease on its three-story M Street book store would… Read More

Streetcar envy in Georgetown

While we await the completion of the H Street streetcar line, now expected to begin running by mid 2013, some area blogs are drooling over the idea of extending the line into Georgetown. Last week, Georgetown Metropolitan ran… Read More

Office of Planning: Georgetown should house 100 percent of undergrads by 2016

Update: The full report of the Office of Planning is now available after the jump. The District Office of Planning filed its report to the D.C. Zoning Commission today, recommending that Georgetown University house 100 percent of its… Read More

River taxi up and running

If you are looking for a way to enjoy the nice weather and still take a trip down to see a Washington Nationals game, you’re now in luck. American River Taxi has begun offering a limit scheduled in… Read More

Census data shows changes in population and data collection

Last week, the 2010 Census released data for the District of Columbia, showing what appeared to be a significant boom in Georgetown’s population. The recent data suggests that 1,791 new residents have been added to the Georgetown community,… Read More

Fewer store closings in Georgetown during 2010

Based on this graphic, it’s pretty apparent what people come to Georgetown to do: shop and eat. Georgetown Metropolitan reports that 73% of the businesses in the neighborhood are independent. This percentage drops to 41% only a block… Read More

Will Georgetown be the home of a marijuana dispensary?

According to the Georgetown Current [PDF], a one-time resident hopes to open a medical marijuana dispensary in Georgetown. The man, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, has not yet filed an application with the D.C. government. “I… Read More

Georgetown Public Library will re-open in October

For more than a year, rumors suggested that Georgetown Public Library would re-open in Fall 2010. Now, that target date is a bit more specific. According to a D.C. Public Library representative who contacted Georgetown Metropolitan, the library… Read More