Friday, November 30, 2012
Six Georgetown art galleries organize event to benefit the Duke Ellington School's Museum Studies Department.
The Georgetown Galleries on Book Hill are welcoming families and art enthusiasts for a day of carols, treasure hunts, art and other merriment from 4 to 6 p.m. Dec. 1. Each gallery will be accepting donations to support the Duke Ellington School of the Arts' Museum Studies Department. "We always want to engage more with the neighborhood. This is sort of a fun way to do it," said Elizabeth Parkman, the associate director at Heiner Contemporary. The family-friendly event includes a treasure hunt for children, who can collect gold stars on their "maps" for every gallery they visit. Children will have to search out a particular object or color at each gallery to complete the treasure hunt. Chris Neptune of Neptune Fine Art said the goal was to…
Saturday, April 28, 2012
The annual French Market on Book Hill is Friday and Saturday.
The sidewalks along Wisconsin Avenue on Book Hill swell with over 40 merchants Friday and Saturday as Georgetown businesses celebrate the ninth annual French Market. The outdoor market runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features discounted wears, french food, mimes, a photo booth and more. Book Hill is located on upper Wisconsin Avenue, NW, between P Street and Reservoir Road.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
The annual Georgetown French Market on Book Hill will be Friday April 27 and Saturday April 28.
If you weren't lucky enough to have recently enjoyed April in Paris (like your Georgetown Patch editor), you can enjoy Paris in Georgetown in April as a decent consolation. In this, the event's 9th year, it features some 43 Book Hill merchants offering specials and sales Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be sales on fashion and accessories, live music, French-themed food and even a photobooth where you can strike jaunty French poses with friends. For the second year in a row Georgetown French Market tote bags are available for $2 each; 100 percent of the proceeds go to The Friends of Book Hill Library. Bags are one sale throughout the week at participating stores and during The bags will be sold at the Georgetown …
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Book Hill neighbors object to proposed macaron shop with window service.
Macarons are the new cupcake and they could be coming to Georgetown—that is if Macaron Bee receives approval for its proposed store at 1669 Wisconsin Ave. Neighbors of the proposed confectionery shop are objecting to the owners' plans to alter the facade to serve macarons out the front window. The primary concerns are that a line of eager macaron purchasers would create noise and obstruct access to nearby properties. The Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) first reviewed the project in December, approving the proposed window alterations. On second review Tuesday, they passed a vaguely-worded resolution to move the project forward with concerns noted. Neighbors have objected to the plan since they learned about it after the …