ANC wrapup: Let’s go to the HOP

The Advisory Neighborhood Commission met on Monday to discuss the usual—license approvals and community noise complaints. As expected, commissioners also mentioned the shenanigans in Harbin Hall, as well as a few local bars and restaurants. Here are the… Read More

Jack Evans chimes in on 2010 campus plan at BCA meeting

Thursday night’s Burleith Citizens Association meeting featured an appearance by Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans, who answered residents’ concerns about Georgetown’s 2010 campus plan. While standing between two of the BCA’s ubiquitous “Our Homes, Not GU’s Dorm” lawn… Read More

Vandals damage O Street townhouse, students yet to be blamed

Last Saturday, a fence surrounding a townhouse on the 3200 block of O Street was vandalized, according to a post on the Georgetown listserv. This is about when we figured that the poster, Robert Laycock, would accuse Georgetown… Read More

BCA, CAG hire consultants, plan to meet with University officials

Last April, the Burleith Citizens Association started soliciting donations for their anti-Campus Plan campaign; five months and $11,000 later, the community group has finally hired zoning and urban planning consultants to help build their case. “As we move… Read More

In private meeting, students and administrators discuss Campus Plan, off-campus party registration

Since late August, Dean of Students Todd Olson and Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Jeanne Lord have quietly met with students to talk about the 2010 Campus Plan. During the first of the two meetings, the group… Read More

Burleith Citizens’ Association President wants to remind you that residents don’t hate students

In this week’s edition of “How Burleith Residents Misunderstand the 2010 Campus Plan,” we take a look at Lenore Rubino, President of the Burleith Citizens’ Associations. This gem of a line is from an email Rubino sent out… Read More

A response to a response: The 2010 Campus Plan fight continues

In response to Georgetown University’s “misleading” point-by-point letter, the Citizens’ Association of Georgetown (CAG) published a letter of its own, titled “Setting the Record Straight.” In the letter, CAG accuses the University of violating D.C. zoning laws by… Read More

Get your lawns ready, the 2010 Campus Plan sign contest is over

After a week of submissions and another week of voting, we’re ready to name the winner of our 2010 Campus Plan sign contest. With a whopping 60 percent of the vote, “Raising Property Values Since 1789″ won outright…. Read More

University responds to 2010 Campus Plan opposition

7/8 UPDATE: It looks like the University switched out Dimolitsas’s letter for a more-detailed chart [PDF]. At the bottom of this post, we’ve republished a copy of the original letter. On Tuesday, a Georgetown University official finally responded… Read More

Vote for your favorite 2010 Campus Plan lawn sign

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer You guys impress the hell out of us. In the past week, you flooded the comments and our inbox with some great submissions for the 2010 Campus Plan sign contest. It took… Read More