Sunday, January 20, 2013
See photos from other local residents attending the 2013 presidential inauguration Monday. Are you going to be in downtown D.C.? Upload your photos here, too!
Upload your photos from Inauguration Day and they will be featured in this post. Just click "Upload Photos & Videos" and add a caption. Also, tell us about your inauguration experience in the comments section below!
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Transportation, food and what you need to know to get downtown and around the District on Inauguration Day.
While the crowds may not be as intense as in 2009, when an estimated 1.8 million people came to DC for President Barack Obama’s inauguration, there’s still a lot of information you will need to know to survive the day. From Metro closures and changes to where to eat and how to stay warm, Patch has you covered. Do you live or work here in Georgetown? Keep up with local news by signing up for our free daily email newsletter here! TRANSPORTATION Check out Patch’s inauguration travel guide. Metro – Some metro stations will be closed, and some bus routes will be detoured. See our guide to taking Metro this weekend. Then, read ‘What’s Up with the Metro: Inauguration Edition’ and watch this video from Metro to be fully informed and prepared. …
Friday, January 18, 2013
Your visual guide to District disruptions on Inauguration Day: blocked streets, including the parade route, and closed metro stations, plus live traffic incidents as they happen. Also find out where to park your bike, and watch the Inaugural Ceremonies.
Map by Martin Burch. Data from the U.S. Secret Service, WMATA and MapQuest.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
All DC Circulator routes are impacted by President Obama's second inauguration.
If you want to get to or from Georgetown on Inauguration Day 2013, the Circulator will not be an option. All service on all route will halt Monday. According to a notice on the Circulator website: "Please be advised, due to the planned Presidential Inauguration security perimeter and vehicle restrictions on Monday, January 21, along with the need to use the Circulator bus fleet for special transportation assignments, there will be no Circulator service on Monday, January 21. Regular service will resume for all routes on Tuesday, January 22." Metro and metrobus will operate Monday. Read about taking Metro to the Inauguration here. Or read about biking to the Mall here. For more information check out Georgetown Patch's 2013 Presidential …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
If you haven't been invited to an official ball, there are plenty of other inaugural balls you can attend.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are expected to attend just two official inaugural balls—the Commander-In-Chief’s Ball for members of the U.S. military and the Inaugural Ball. Both official balls are at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The ticketing period for both events has closed. But, if you still want to get dressed up and dance the night away, there are a number of “unofficial” Inaugural Balls—ones that are sponsored by state parties or societies, non-profit organizations or other groups. While there won’t be a presidential visit, they can be a lot of fun. Not far from Georgetown you can enjoy the 2013 Inaugural Fashion Show hosted by the California State Society at the Ritz Carlton …