Photo by Jamelle Bouie.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
Google has updated its popular Google Streetview feature with new photos for Georgetown. Now when you zoom in you’re given photos from early 2014.
You may remember the last update which was only in early 2013. There was a decent delay between the collection of the photos and the publishing. The photos loaded at that point were from 2011. They seem to be quicker in the updates seeing as there’s only a 6 month lag or so from the collection to the publication.
This update does bring a bit of sadness to GM though. The last generation of photos included a shot of GM walking down the street. Now his image is gone. Like sands through an hour glass…
Over the weekend, parts of Georgetown were hit with a particularly political flavored graffiti. Above you see the Opening statement written by the old Marvelous Market parking lot: “This is Class War”. It’s truly an enigmatic missive. Is the demise of Marvelous Market class war? The closed parking lot? The off-white shade of paint on the wall? Continue reading