Georgetown Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. D.C. mayor works to lure retail tech start-up's base from MarylandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Optoro, the Maryland e-commerce start-up that has attracted more than $80 million from investors for technology that helps retailers resell unwanted inventory, is in talks with D.C. officials to make its new city office the company headquarters. The company moved into a 25,000-square-foot office in the District's Metro Center neighborhood this year, bringing a workforce that now totals 200.

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  2. Ted Leonsis a didna t mean to scare anybodya about possibly leaving D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Ted Leonsis would like to remain in D.C., where his teams have played since 1997. During a 90-minute interview with Washington Post reporters and editors two weeks ago, Monumental Sports & Entertainment CEO Ted Leonsis hinted at a possible move for the Capitals and Wizards out of Verizon Center, their home in Chinatown since 1997.

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  3. Virginia begins Atlantic 11 defense ahead of Terps and Hoyas in first pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Washington Post

    There will be more than local bragging rights on the line when the Maryland and Georgetown men's basketball teams square off Tuesday at Verizon Center. The outcome of their first meeting in D.C. since 1993 will likely determine their position relative to each other in the next Atlantic 11, a bi-monthly reader poll of the top 11 men's basketball teams from among the 27 Division I men's basketball programs in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

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  4. Star-studded Rob Reiner movie a Shock and Awea filming in D.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A military vehicle is parked on F Street NW between 14th and 15th streets during shooting for the film "Shock and Awe." Hey, isn't that a movie director Rob Reiner, overseeing a shoot of his upcoming politics-and-journalism flick "Shock and Awe" outside the National Press Building? Some witnesses spotted Reiner on the shoot Sunday, which involved armored camo-painted military vehicles and actors dressed as police in riot gear.

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  5. Washington-area appointments and promotions for Nov. 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Discovery Communications of Silver Spring appointed Jhamal Robinson senior vice president for production management and Heather Sokolow vice president for production management. Isaacson, Miller of the District appointed Ericka Miller vice president and partner for the firm's D.C. office.

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  6. Spare me the euphemisms. White people made Trump president.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    At 8 p.m. on election night at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Foggy Bottom, the Rev. Father Bernard Anderson led a small gathering in prayer for the soon-to-be president-elect.

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  7. Can Virginia three-peat as Atlantic 11 champs? Thata s for you to decide.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

    London Perrantes and the Cavaliers are going for the Atlantic 11 three-peat. The Atlantic 11 men's college basketball poll is back by, uh, popular demand.

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  8. D.C. hotels were expecting an inaugural booking frenzy. Instead they've got vacancies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The Fairmont Hotel's $500,000 inauguration package, which includes a private chef for your dog, is still up for grabs. The hotel is about half-booked for January's festivities.

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  9. 2016-17 Area women's basketball capsulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | The Washington Post

    First-year George Washington women's basketball oach Jennifer Rizzotti talks with the media as Caira Washington looks on during media day on Nov. 1. Last season, the Eagles began the season 0-8 and never fully recovered, finishing 8-23 just a year after reaching the NCAA tournament for the first time. This year's squad appears to be more promising with four starters returning, including senior forward Lauren Crisler, who averaged 9.2 points and 6.4 rebounds last season, and sophomore forward Cecily Carl .

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  10. Are ferry, gondola, high-speed rail ideas for D.C. region realistic or fantasy?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | The Washington Post

    There is a proposal to add a cable car to ferry passengers from Rosslyn to Georgetown over the Francis Scott Key Bridge. How about a high-speed ferry to transport commuters from Woodbridge to the D.C. waterfront in under an hour? Or a gondola to carry people through the skies over Rosslyn to Georgetown in less than five minutes? A superfast train that could take you from Union Station in Northeast Washington to Baltimore in 15 minutes and another that would get you to Richmond in 90 - more than an hour faster than today's Amtrak service? Sound too unrealistic for a region that struggles with upgrading its crumbling bridges , paying for new roads and finding the money to rebuild its struggling Metro system ? Possibly.

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  11. 13 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of November 4-6Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | The Washington Post

    It feels like fall out there right? You'll find plenty of ways to make the most of this weather this weekend, and you'll get an extra hour to enjoy it - just don't forget to turn your clocks back Saturday night. With that in mind, are this weekend's best bets in nightlife, festivals, museums, music and much more around the Washington area.

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  12. A gondola connecting D.C. and Virginia? It's feasible and legal, study finds.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    If the District and Arlington were to decide to build a gondola to connect Georgetown to Rosslyn, it would be both a feasible and legal endeavor, according to a study released Thursday. Leaders in both jurisdictions have floated the idea of building a cable-propelled transit system over the Potomac River to ease traffic on the Key Bridge and allow people to travel more quickly between Washington and Virginia.

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  13. A sneak peek at the future of the NSORead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | The Washington Post

    The National Symphony Orchestra scored a coup in January when it signed rising-star conductor Gianandrea Noseda as music director. Known for elevating the playing of mid-level ensembles, Noseda was snapped up to replace outgoing conductor Christoph Eschenbach.

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  14. Local Digest: Nov. 1, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A series of shootings in the District stretching into early Tuesday left three people injured and one dead, according to D.C. police. The shootings occurred in Southeast, Northeast and Northwest Washington.

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  15. Counterculture wars: Remembering one of the District's first alternative papersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Art Grosman, co-founder of the Washington Free Press, an alternative paper that was published in Washington from 1966 to 1970. Soon after it was founded 50 years ago, the Washington Free Press found itself locked in a bitter struggle, its employees arguing over whether the paper - the bible of the D.C. counterculture scene - should accept ads from Coca-Cola.

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  16. D.C.'s 'Boss' Shepherd: From street-paving whirlwind to Mexican adventurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Washington Post

    In his new biography, John P. Richardson argues that Alexander Robey Shepherd wasn't the corrupt figure many hold him to be. A word that's not on the cover of John P. Richardson's new biography of Alexander Shepherd says as much about the 19th-century District politician as the thousands of words that are in the book.

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  17. Man rescued from Potomac River in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Washington Post

    D.C. police, fire and emergency services were called to the area of Wisconsin Avenue and K Street NW about 1:40 p.m. for a report of a person in the water. Rescuers pulled the man out of the river and were evaluating him at the scene.

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  18. Metro's biggest SafeTrack surge hits the Red Line this week, affecting 200,000 trips dailyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A double crossover, a juncture where trains change tracks, outside Rhode Island Avenue station. Metro will replace the crossover during its 10th SafeTrack surge, a rail service shutdown from NoMa to Fort Totten.

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  19. Local Digest: Dozens injured as buses collide; man gropes woman in GeorgetownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Washington Post

    A man came up behind a woman as she was walking along a street in Georgetown and groped her, D.C. police said. The incident happened about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 1600 block of 33rd Street near Q Street NW.

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  20. 11 things to do in the D.C. area on the weekend of October 21-23Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | The Washington Post

    Through Saturday: Brian Posehn, doing three nights at Arlington Cinema and Drafthouse , is much nerdier than you are. The actor, writer and comedian, who has a new stand-up special, " Criminally Posehn ," cried during the new "Star Wars" movie and wrote "Deadpool" for Marvel Comics long before you heard of the masked movie vigilante.

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