July 16, 2010 · 8:00 am
Big Wheel Bikes by Kineyas.
Good morning Georgetown, here’s the latest:
- Two purse-snatches in Georgetown yesterday: one on Wisconsin near R and the other on M St. Few details released yet, but MPD has warned about the spike in iPhone snatches, which these could be. So be careful when fiddling with your smartphones.
- That sweet sound of dings and springs will soon be here.
- Funny article, hilarious title.
June 18, 2010 · 10:00 am
Photo by freakgirl.
Soon Georgetown may be host to just about the most fun national museum in Washington: the National Pinball Museum. A product of one man’s nearly lifelong love of the game, the museum right now is a collection of more than 800 pinball games stored in a warehouse behind David Silverman’s Silver Spring home. Silverman hopes to set up a museum proper in the Georgetown Park mall this summer.
Taking over the space previously occupied by an F.A.O. Schwartz, the National Pinball Museum would be a multifaceted shrine to what is GM’s favorite way to spend a few quarters. The museum would include a theater showing movies about pinball, classrooms and teaching areas, a permanent exhibit on the history of pinball, and, best of all, a rotating collection of playable pinball games. Continue reading →