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Georgetown Time Machine: West M St.

This week on Georgetown Time Machine, GM is checking out a fascinating shot of M St at 34th St.

The scene is so different now it might take you a second to orient yourself. This is the view of M St if you were to stand in front of the Georgetown Running Co. and face southeast. Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

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Literary Georgetown

On Tuesday, it was announced that the prestigious Man Booker Award, which is given to the best English language novel published in the United Kingdom, was awarded to the American, George Saunders. It was for his 2017 book Lincoln in Bardo.

The novel is about Abraham Lincoln and how, in his grief over the death of his son Willie, the President visited Willie’s crypt in Georgetown’s Oak Hill Cemetery to hold his corpse.

While this is certainly one of the more notable literary works to take place in whole or in part in Georgetown, it is certainly not the first. Continue reading

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The Morning Metropolitan

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Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:

  • Body found under P St. bridge.
  • GM heard an answer to his question yesterday: yes the barricades go up on Halloween night, not the Saturday before.

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October 18, 2017 · 2:00 pm