Legoland Georgetown by Laura*B.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
- DC Metrocentric checks in with the times and tribulations of Wormley Row.
- Some more pics from inside the Safeway.
- French Market returning again.
Safeway recently gave us one less reason to stay loyal during the construction of Social Safeway Mark II. As GM pointed out, Safeway offered an automatic 10% discount to Georgetown residents when they shop at one of Safeway’s other stores. GM naively thought this hardship discount would last during the extent of the construction. He found out last weekend that that’s not the case. Apparently Safeway stopped the discount in July.
GM didn’t notice until his Safeway Club Card discount seemed only as big as, well, a normal Club Card discount. The cashier verified our suspicions, the 10 percent discount was discontinued. Presumably Safeway figures whatever habits Georgetowners will form during the construction have already formed.
And hey, how’s that construction coming anyway? Construction photo after the jump: Continue reading →
Good morning Georgetown. Welcome to the second Morning Metropolitan:
To anyone who hasn’t swung by the Social Safeway, you may not have seen that it has been reduced to a small pile of rubble. Social Safeway is dead! Long live Social Safeway!
Some more pics after the jump:
Social Safeway is no more and we have roughly eleven months until Social Safeway Mark II opens. So unless you’ve got one gigantic pantry, you’re going to need to find a new option for groceries. GM explores some of your options after the jump:
GM told you all about Safeway’s plan to give us free delivery during the construction of Social Safeway Jr. A helpful reader has provided the Georgetown Metropolitan with a little more detail on how exactly to claim that free delivery:
1. Go to Safeway.com
2. Create a New Account
3. Order over $50 worth of groceries
4. When you checkout, use the promotion code “FREE642″
This deal reaches significantly beyond just Georgetown. Anyone in the following zip codes can partake: 20005, 20006, 20007, 20008, 20009, 20010, 20036 & 20037. That’s a huge chunk of NW DC, covering ground from Georgetown all the way over to Dupont, Logan and Columbia Heights. 20008 alone goes from Kalorama all the way up to Friendship Heights.
But there’s one zip code pretty close to Safeway that’s not covered: 20052, otherwise known as the campus of the George Washington University. Ouch. That’s no way to draw students away from Trader Joe’s.
Social Safeway is just days away from the wrecking ball. To help bid it adieu, GM took one last trip with his camera:
ANC2E will meet for its March meeting 6:30 pm next Monday at Georgetown Visitation (back at the old location in the main building). GM breaks down the agenda after the jump:
|Budget autonomy goes… on From the Vaults of ABRA’…|
|Jacques Arsenault (@… on From the Vaults of ABRA’…|
|Aunt Gee (@DCauntgee… on From the Vaults of ABRA’…|
|The gay Democrat… on Big Changes Afoot at Dumbarton…|
|Carol Ross Joynt on Here are the Prospectors|