Photo by Anokarina.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
Last month, Joe Sternlieb of the BID announced that the Neam family was under contract to sell the old Neam’s Market building (which was more recently the Marvelous Market). He had no idea who the buyer is, though. The Georgetowner, however, did find out and identified the party: Roadside Development.
Roadside Development is a DC-based developer known for working with historic properties. Most recently, they brought the O Street market back to life as a Giant grocery store, with hundreds of condos. They’ve been selected to develop several other lots adjacent to the market, giving it an opportunity to put a huge imprint on the ultra hip Shaw neighborhood. Continue reading
Yesterday DDOT released a very cool new program on its website: a personalized transit screen. Transit screens, which have appeared at some bars and other businesses around town, are flatscreen tv’s that display real-time data on all the various transit options that are within a certain distance of the establishment.
Now DDOT is letting you design your own by creating a profile and plugging in whatever address you want. For instance, the screenshot above is from a transit screen GM created for the Georgetown Metropolitan, whose offices happen to be GM’s couch. Continue reading