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Editor's Notebook: Anonymous Portrait, Candidate Debate and More

A look at a few of the most notable stories this week on Georgetown Patch.

D.C. Artist Gifts a Portrait to a Stranger from Georgetown

Portrait artist Nicole Bourgea wanted to use her art to help people notice one another. She painted 10 portraits of perfect strangers she met while walking in D.C. Georgetowner Joy Blair was one of the lucky strangers and her free oil painting was left for her on Wisconsin Avenue this week with a note, "If this is you, this painting is yours to take."

At-Large Race Heats Up with Georgetown Candidate Forum

Four candidates for the two at-large seats on the D.C. Council met in Georgetown Thursday. Incumbents Michael A. Brown (Independent) and Vincent Orange (Democrat) and challengers Mary Brooks Beatty (Republican) and David Grosso (Independent) squared off on issues ranging from local schools to business incentives to parking. Patch has the run down for you.

Other local news you might have missed:

  • Anonymous Phone Call Leads to Four Burglary Arrests
  • Estonian First Lady Visits Local School's Garden
  • ANC Supports Raze Permit for Historic Property

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