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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • It pays to be a GU professor.
  • Speaking of GU, not enough people seem to know that the school has its own farmers market. It reopens today.

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ANC Round-Up: The Sublime and the Profane Edition

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As announced in GM’s ANC Preview last week, Ugg Australia will be moving to the old Diesel location on Wisconsin. GM’s already had his say about his take on the popular boots, but he will add that the store design presented last night was down right tasteful. And it’s this balance of the sublime and the profane that seemed to define last night’s meeting.

Trolley Tracks

DDOT came by to update the community on their plans to rehab the trolley tracks on O and P Streets (actually, technically these are streetcar tracks since trolleys are streetcars that use overhead wires, which weren’t used on these streets).

The Sublime: What these streets will look like. Eventually. The tracks will be ripped up, repaired, and replaced with a newly secured foundation. The cobblestones will be ripped up, cleaned up, and replaced. The tracks will be flush with the cobblestones, hopefully preventing any more dangerous driving conditions. The sidewalks will be repaired and the trees protected or replaced.

The Profane: It’ll take a long time to finish. DDOT is estimating 18 months. GM is estimating at least two years. During which travel will be severely disrupted on those streets. Continue reading

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Good morning Georgetown, not much in the way of news today, so enjoy this news-free day by:

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • The Georgetown Current reports that the Naval Observatory will each day sound colors and play the National Anthem in the morning as they raise the flag and sound the colors as the lower the flag at night. GM can report that the bugle can be heard from upper Georgetown. Nice addition Joe!
  • Vox Populi compares Georgetown’s farmers markets
  • The Georgetowner reports on the arrival of the National Confectioner’s Association to 30th St.

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