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Department stores for Georgetown

Georgetown Park Mall may be redeveloped to house Bloomingdale’s and Target department stores. This is great news, because frankly it’s offensive that there’s a suburban-style enclosed mall in an urban neighborhood like Georgetown. The idea made some sense when...

By Dan Malouff  | March 10, 2011; 1:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Crunching the numbers at Hyde and Hardy

Update: GM wrote this article looking at last year’s budgets. He’s now updated the article with the right numbers. Late last week, DCPS released proposed budgets for each school, including Georgetown’s Hyde-Addison Elementary and Hardy Middle School. For Hyde,...

By Topher Mathews  | March 9, 2011; 11:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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More cupcakes in Georgetown

Today another cupcakery enters the fierce Georgetown market: Sprinkles. It’s the first foreign import to the market; it comes from California. One of the few perks GM has running a Web site on Georgetown is that he occasionally gets...

By Topher Mathews  | March 3, 2011; 10:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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ANC round-up: Moving on edition

Last night, the ANC met for its March session. The most important item on the agenda was the adoption of its resolution opposing Georgetown’s ten year campus plan. In the end, though, this was one of the shorter items...

By Topher Mathews  | March 1, 2011; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Hyde-Addison on the verge of an historic shift

Last week DCPS initiated the annual Out of Boundary (“OOB”) lottery for the 2011-12 school year. This is the process by which students who do not wish to attend their designated local school take open places in schools outside...

By Topher Mathews  | February 2, 2011; 2:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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A Georgetown store count

Every January, GM walks up and down the streets of Georgetown updating his database of the stores of Georgetown. He started this two years ago by simply scribbling down on a notepad every establishment on M and Wisconsin. Last...

By Topher Mathews  | January 18, 2011; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Georgetown real estate market makes a comeback, Topher Mathews , January 12, 2011
Counting Georgetown, Topher Mathews , January 6, 2011
Why not set up an ice rink at the waterfront?, Topher Mathews , January 3, 2011
The zoning fight that wasn't, Topher Mathews , November 23, 2010
How Georgetown found its grid, Topher Mathews , November 18, 2010
The coming zoning fight, Topher Mathews , November 16, 2010
Are universities creating unlevel playing fields?, washingtonpost.com editors , October 28, 2010
Drug bust deja vu at Georgetown, Topher Mathews , October 27, 2010
Georgetown's summer crime increase, Topher Mathews , October 19, 2010
Sneak peek of the Georgetown Library, Topher Mathews , October 8, 2010
Capital Bikeshare: Where should it head next?, Topher Mathews , October 1, 2010
It's not $175 million, but it can't hurt, Topher Mathews , September 28, 2010
What does Gray's win mean for Georgetown?, Topher Mathews , September 16, 2010
The case for keeping Michelle Rhee, washingtonpost.com editors , September 14, 2010
Where are Georgetown's food vendors?, Topher Mathews , September 14, 2010
An ANC race in Georgetown!, Topher Mathews , September 3, 2010
Georgetown fall preview, Topher Mathews , August 23, 2010
Georgetown's industrial past, Topher Mathews , July 28, 2010
Just how slow are Georgetown Metrobuses?, Topher Mathews , July 22, 2010
When nickel-and-diming isn't enough, Topher Mathews , July 8, 2010
Was it worth the wait?, washingtonpost.com editors , June 30, 2010
A price tag for the Hurt Home, washingtonpost.com editors , June 24, 2010
National Pinball Museum headed to Georgetown?, washingtonpost.com editors , June 17, 2010
Georgetown Apple store finally ready to open, Topher Mathews , June 16, 2010
ANC cries foul at liquor store singles , Washington Post editors , May 25, 2010
Georgetown's 10-year town-gown ritual, Topher Mathews , May 21, 2010
 
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