Due to the rain, Volta Park Day, which was scheduled for this Sunday, has been postponed. GM will report on the new date once that gets confirmed.
This week on Old Georgetown in Color, GM returns to Hoya sports. And that craggy granite cliff of a face above belongs to Gus Malley who in 1919 played fullback for the Hoyas. He was just a freshman. He apparently was from Dorchester Mass and went to high school at the prestigious Boston Latin school. When he returned to his home city to play Boston College in 1921, the school’s newspaper admired that “Malley’s line plunging featured Georgetown’s playing in that great 10 to 7 game two years ago.”
The other day, GM listed all the proposed projects/condos/stores that he could think of that are coming to Georgetown. And of course he missed a few. So here are the few he missed, plus the original list:
Chaia – This “farm to taco” restaurant is opening soon on Grace St. just across from Dog Tag Bakery. GM’s sampled these tacos before and they’re fantastic despite (because?) they’re totally vegetarian.
Prospect St. Development – The Doggett’s parking lot across from Cafe Milano is getting developed into a retail/residential building. No word what retailers will occupy the space, nor when it will be built.
Alexander Hall condos – The Alexander Memorial Baptist church is being converted into condos and a single family home.
Dominos Condos – There was a proposal last spring to build 26 condo units on the site of the Dominos on Prospect. Not much has been heard about this project since then, so GM’s not so sure it’s still going forward. We’ll see.
Ok, did GM miss anything else?
Here’s the original list: Continue reading