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Dumbarton Oaks Park

Dumbarton Oaks Park

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Local Interest in Hyde Remains Strong

ANC Preview: Hyde Gym Edition

Last week, the results of the new unified school lottery were announced. Although Georgetowners have no need to go through the lottery to attend Hyde-Addison, the local elementary school, for Kindergarten onward, they do if they’re interested in the Pre-K level. So every year a certain number of local families apply through the lottery.

Of the nineteen slots for Pre-K for next year, all nineteen were assigned to local families in the lottery. An additional twelve local children are on the wait list. Thus thirty-one Georgetown families applied for pre-K next year. That’s roughly the same as we’ve seen over the last couple years and reflects a strong and steady interest from Georgetown families in their local school. Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Ron Cogswell.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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1700 block of 32nd St

1700 block of 32nd St.

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New Cafe Opens in the East Village

There’s a new cafe open in the East Village on P St., just east of 27th. It’s called After Peacock Room. It is filling the long vacant space that the Consignment shop used to occupy. According to the cafe’s website:

AFTER PEACOCK ROOM is a fine dining cafe located in Georgetown, Washington DC. We provide excellent coffees and teas with fine pastries and savory light meals.

The design is a modern interpretation ofPeacock Room: Harmony of Blue and Gold, created by James McNeal Whistler in 1877.

This is the original Peacock Room: Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

Photo by Sofia Bustamente.

Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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3400 block of Q St.

3400 block of Q St.

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