Dumbarton Oaks Park
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
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
Photo by Sofia Bustamente.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
- Georgetown resident kept dutiful weather records during the Civil War, providing a reliable historic climate record.
- GM saw this last weekend and hopes it doesn’t portend a downward spiral: Capitol Prague is under new management and is closed. That space is just damned.