Howdy, neighbor: The Georgetowner‘s local VIP cheat sheet

Click image to enlarge, or download the PDF There are elegant townhouses aplenty in Georgetown, but have you ever wondered who exactly our influential neighbors residing in the multimillion dollar abodes are? Lucky for you, this week’s issue… Read More

Grumpy neighbor blogs, isn’t happy to see us

Move-in time is a rather stressful period for everyone, but some of us handle it better than others.  One neighbor who’s not quite enthused by Georgetown students’ return?  “Alison,” the author of the blog Holden It Together. In… Read More

Georgetown residents form two new groups to address town-gown issues

The West Village People: like this, but more concerned about trash and student noise With the battle over Georgetown’s 2010 campus plan starting to heat up, a couple of new neighborhood groups have been formed to defend the… Read More

Safeway construction makes progress, annoys neighbors

You’ve come a long way, baby The Wisconsin Ave. Safeway has been closed for about a month and a half and construction has started in earnest. Unsurprisingly, it’s already started to irk the neighbors. On the GeorgetownForum listerv,… 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

Dear seniors: Your silly little graduation is inconveniencing the neighbors!

Most people see graduations as joyful, special occasions. Not our neighbor, Matthew Donahue, though. In response to an announcement of transportation recommendations for grads and their guests on the GeorgetownForum listerv, which included information about which streets would… Read More