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  1. Paisano's Pizza to Open Friday, Next to SafewayRead the original story

    Sunday | The George Towner

    Paisano's Pizza plans to open the first of nine new stores in Washington, D.C., this Friday, July 29, right here in Georgetown, at 1815 Wisconsin Ave. NW., in the small retail area next to the Georgetown Safeway. The franchise partners are Antoine Chahine, Ron Trowbridge and Daniel Bechara.

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  2. Graham Hotel Sold for $37 MillionRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 7 | The George Towner

    The Graham Hotel at 1075 Thomas Jefferson St. NW has changed ownership, but its staff remains in place - except for general manager Robert Clark, who has departed. As first reported by the Washington Business Journal, Legacy Hotel Group LLC bought the 57-room hotel for $37 million from Mast Capital, which bought the then-Hotel Monticello for $16.4 million in 2011 and began significant renovations.

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  3. July 7 Meeting Set for Georgetown-Rosslyn GondolaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 5 | The George Towner

    There will be a July 7 public information meeting about the possibility of running an aerial gondola over the Potomac River between Washington, D.C., and Arlington, Virginia, alongside Key Bridge, which joins D.C. to Virginia. The Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola meeting is planned for 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, July 7, at the Rosslyn Spectrum Theatre in Arlington.

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  4. The Best Place for the 4th Is . . . HereRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The George Towner

    Washington, D.C., hosts a range of celebratory Independence Day events for 2016. Celebrations in or near Georgetown include a bicentennial party at Tudor Place, a parade along MacArthur Boulevard in the Palisades and a Potomac River cruise from Washington Harbour.

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  5. Happy 200th Birthday, Tudor PlaceRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | The George Towner

    Here are paintings, clothing, furniture, house, gardens and trees. Yet here is more than a powerful presence of place.

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  6. Neighbors Tour N Street Home of Jackie Kennedy, Yolanda FoxRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2016 | The George Towner

    For some, it could be called the Beall-Laird-Peter-Baker-Kennedy-Fox House. The New England Federal at 3017 N St. NW was built in 1794 and designated a National Historic Landmark.

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  7. Pascal's New Rule: Rosewood's Rooftop Open to AllRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | The George Towner

    Last month, the Rosewood took over the luxe hotel on 31st Street, next to the C&O Canal, which once housed the Capella. Pascal Forotti, managing director for the Rosewood in Washington, D.C., is making some small changes to the daily operation of the hotel.

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  8. Bank of Georgetown Reopens as United BankRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | The George Towner

    If you were looking for your Bank of Georgetown branch Monday morning, well, it's officially a United Bank branch now. The $269 million acquisition by United Bankshares, Inc., of the Bank of Georgetown was completed over the weekend of June 3 to 5. Adding Bank of Georgetown's locations brings the number of United Bank's Washington-area branches to more than 60. "This transaction has been excellent for our company as it increases our market presence in the Washington, D.C., area and takes us into new neighborhoods, such as Georgetown and the U Street Corridor," United CEO Richard M. Adams told WTOP.

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  9. Celebrate 75 Years of Dumbarton Oaks Park, June 4Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | The George Towner

    Along with the centennial of the National Park Service, Georgetown's Dumbarton Oaks Park will celebrate its 75th birthday this Saturday, June 4, noon to 2:30 p.m. The park land was donated by Ambassador Robert and Mildred Woods Bliss in 1940. "Gate opens on the fabulous verdant summer garden at noon," announced the Dumbarton Oaks Park Conservancy, a nonprofit of concerned volunteers that helps to maintain and improve the park.

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  10. Georgetown's Frida Burling Dies at 100Read the original story

    May 26, 2016 | The George Towner

    Frida Frazer Winslow Burling, one of Georgetown's oldest and noted citizens, died May 26 at her Washington, D.C., home. Her daughter Belinda Winslow told The Georgetowner: "Mother passed away peacefully this morning about 10. She was surrounded by family and love.

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  11. AG Bell Celebrates 125 Years, Alexander Graham Bell and InnovationRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | The George Towner

    The yellow Beaux-Arts building at 35th Street and Volta Place, built in 1893, has been opening up more to its neighbors - especially now, as AG Bell, also known as the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, celebrates 125 years of Bell's laboratory in Georgetown. One of America's greatest inventors - yes, of the telephone - Alexander Graham Bell lived in Georgetown with his family.

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  12. The group in the backyard of the Volta Bureau listens to at-large council member Vincent Orange.Read the original story

    May 19, 2016 | The George Towner

    It isn't every day that you get to walk in the building and in the yard of a great inventor, especially when you happen to be in Georgetown. The Georgetown Business Association held its monthly reception at Alexander Graham Bell's Volta Bureau on 35th Street to talk up innovation in Washington, D.C., past and present.

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  13. Punk Rocker John Stabb Dies Day Before Cancer BenefitRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | The George Towner

    John Dukes Schroeder, the hardcore punk rocker known as John Stabb, died Saturday of stomach cancer, age 54. 'Boycott Cancer,' Sunday's John Stabb benefit show at the Black Cat, became a memorial. "We wanted to mix the anger with humor," he told the Vinyl District.

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  14. Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Study Architect SelectedRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | The George Towner

    ZGF Architects, a firm based in Portland, Oregon, with offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, New York and Washington, D.C., has been chosen from a pool of eight to carry out a feasibility study for a aerial gondola between Georgetown and Rosslyn, Virginia. The firm worked on the preliminary concept for the Portland Aerial Tram.

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  15. Theatre Washington's President and CEO to Speak May 5Read the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | The George Towner

    Amy Austin, president and CEO of Theatre Washington, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Thursday, May 5, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The former publisher of Washington City Paper, Austin moved into the top spot at Theatre Washington in September of last year. Her predecessor, Linda Levy, headed the organization, formerly known as the Helen Hayes Awards, since 2008.

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  16. $65-Million Sale: Rosewood Takes Over CapellaRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | The George Towner

    It's official: Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by CTF Georgetown Hotel LLC., new owners of Capella Washington, D.C., to take over the management of the hotel, which opened in 2013 on 31st Street NW, next to the C&O Canal. "Effective April 21," according to Rosewood, "the hotel, formerly owned by Castleton Hotel Partners I, LLC., has been renamed and is now known as Rosewood Washington, D.C. Rosewood and Capella Hotels are working closely together to ensure a smooth transition for guests, associates and partners."

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  17. The Sky's the Limit: Down-to-Earth Jill and Scott Altman - Take...Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | The George Towner

    An image of the Carina Nebula - 6,500 to 10,000 light years from Earth - as taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. It comes but once a year, one of Georgetown's peak experiences, when homes open up on an April day.

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  18. Save the Date: Breakfast with Amy Austin, May 5Read the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | The George Towner

    Amy Austin, president and CEO of Theatre Washington, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Thursday, May 5, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. The former publisher of Washington City Paper, Austin moved into the top spot at Theatre Washington in September of last year. Her predecessor, Linda Levy, headed the organization, formerly known as the Helen Hayes Awards, since 2008. 1 comment

  19. Don't Miss Septime in Georgetown, April 7Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | The George Towner

    Longtime artistic director of the Washington Ballet, Septime Webre, who will step down at the end of June, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's next Cultural Leadership Breakfast, Thursday, April 7, 8 to 9:30 a.m., at Capella Washington, D.C., 1050 31st St. NW . Following a continental breakfast, Webre will share some of the challenges and accomplishments of his 17-year tenure.

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  20. The Patterns of Your Life, Georgetown Lutheran ChurchRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | The George Towner

    You can't walk two blocks in Georgetown without passing a church tucked in between the 18th- and 19th-century homes, or beside an upscale boutique or consignment shop. If you stroll further, you'll see yet another church or a small cemetery next to one of our famous restaurants.

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