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The Georgetown Metropolitan Forgets its Birthday Again

In what’s becoming an annual tradition, GM forgot to mark his seventh anniversary doing whatever this website is. That’s easily at least five more years than he ever figured he would do this. Maybe he should hire a editor in chief so that he can get fired and finally take a break?

Anyway, GM likes to review his most popular articles from the last year. Here it goes:

#5 – Loads of New Stores on the Horizon

This article was the first to announce the coming of Boulangerie Christoph, Lauderee, and Kit & Ace. The news of Lauderee caught the most attention, although it has yet to be confirmed. We’ll see.

#4 – Why do the Exorcist Steps Exist in the First Place?

In all the excitement over the designation of the Exorcist steps as a historic landmark, GM looked into why they exist at all. He didn’t get a terribly satisfying answer, but then again, they’re just stairs. Not all stairs have a dark secret. Continue reading

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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February 11, 2016 · 2:00 pm

Now and a Long Time Ago: John and Jackie

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Today on now and a long GM takes a swing by Dent Pl in May 1954. Walking down the street here is the new Massachusetts senator and his wife. JFK and Jackie lived at 3321 Dent Pl. on this block from 1953 to 1957.

The photo was taken by Orlando Suero. Of this series of photos, Jackie had to say:

They are the only pictures I’ve ever seen of me where I don’t look like something out of a horror movie.

As always, though, these old shots of Georgetown from the fifties keep reminding GM how much better the tree canopy was back then…

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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1200 block of 31st St.

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