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Hundreds of fans brave the heat in Georgetown for exclusive Kendrick Lamar merchandise

Kendrick Lamar fans stood in line for hours for the chance to get exclusive merchandise at his one-day pop-up shop in Georgetown.

‘Frozen’ actor Josh Gad spotted brunching in Georgetown

Hey, isn’t that… Josh Gad, best known as the voice of Olaf the snowman in Disney’s “Frozen” and assorted spin-offs, brunching with his family on Sunday at Cafe Bonaparte? The air in Washington was muggy, but the actor (black baseball cap and T-shirt), stayed cool, a spy tells us. Burger, omelet, and crepes for the […]

PROGRESS? Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions. “We classicall…

PROGRESS? Female Athletes Are Closing The Gender Gap When It Comes To Concussions. “We classically have always known the male response to brain injury,” says Mark Burns, at Georgetown University. But there have been remarkably few studies of females. The bias runs throughout the scientific literature, even in studies of mice. “Male mice have been […]

Texas Monthly Says John Mueller's Latest Barbecue Effort Is a Return to Form

That familiar classic, peppery brisket Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn visited John Mueller’s trailer Black Box Barbecue in Georgetown, and had nothing but praise for the infamous pitmaster’s new efforts. Mueller has struggled...Show More Summary

Law Professor Paul Butler Talks "Chokehold: Policing Black Men"

'Paul Butler is a law professor at Georgetown University, a legal analyst for CNN and MSNBC, and frequent writer and speaker about issues related to racism and criminal justice. As a former federal prosecutor he has special insight into these matters, understanding not only how the system works, but how it can most effectively be challenged. Show More Summary

Robot Suicide

6 days agoHumor / odd : Neatorama

A security robot from the firm Knightscope was patrolling the Georgetown Waterfront complex in Washington, DC. It apparently descended into the pit of depression and gave up its will to live, plunging itself into a fountain face first. Show More Summary

This robot is designed to keep people safe, but it fell in a fountain and couldn't get up

The Knightscope K5 security robot's job is to be on the look out for crime.  It might also want to keep an eye on where it's going.  Officer workers at the Georgetown Harbour office and retail space in Washington D.C. tweeted photos on Monday of the building's K5 marooned and toppled over in a water fountain. Show More Summary

Agent clears toxic proteins and improves cognition in neurodegeneration models

(Georgetown University Medical Center) Researchers have found cell receptors abnormally overexpressed in post-mortem brains of those with Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases, and that they can be inhibited in animal models to clear toxic protein buildup, reduce brain inflammation, and improve cognitive performance.

Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

This week, Ari Glogower (Ohio State) reviews a new work by Itai Grinberg (Georgetown), The New International Tax Diplomacy, 104 Geo. L.J. 1137 (2016). Itai Grinberg’s fascinating and important new work addresses the thorny question of how best to coordinate and implement international tax norms. International tax avoidance by multinationals...

This Company Encourages Female Employees To Brag About Each Other

Women are generally hesitant to promote their own accomplishments, so HubSpot found ways to get female employees to tout each other’s. For a woman my age, I’m pretty impressive: I was valedictorian of Georgetown University, I interned...Show More Summary

Photos: The Bay Area's Blue Bottle Coffee Opens In Georgetown

California's Blue Bottle Coffee has arrived in D.C., and it's a worthy destination for anyone with a passion for coffee. [ more › ]

Sweet Bumpas Ice Cream Pop-Up Settles Down in Georgetown

In the former home of Six Strawberries Roving ice cream sensation Sweet Bumpas has put down permanent roots in Georgetown. Owner and pastry chef extraordinaire Matt Bumpas took over the former home of Six Strawberries in May, and isShow More Summary

Damn! Kendrick Lamar Is Opening A Pop-up Shop In Georgetown

The one-day popup will likely offer hoodies, tees, and hats. [ more › ]

Community- Technically Speaking

Playing “Mah-Jong” at the Clubhouse of the Century Village Retirement Community. flickr photo by The U.S. National Archives shared with no copyright restriction (Flickr Commons) Marie has nice post summarizing the Georgetown Community presentation at Domains. Show More Summary

Georgetown's peeping rabbi is now the subject of a play

2 weeks agoReligion / Islam : On Faith

Victims of the Georgetown rabbi are angry that the playwright didn't speak to them before putting their ordeal onstage.

Guyana hunts inmates after riot destroys prison, kills warden

GEORGETOWN (Reuters) - Authorities in Guyana were on the hunt on Monday for a death-row inmate believed to have masterminded a weekend prison riot that destroyed the country's largest jail and killed a warden.

Hotel Review: Fairmont Washington D.C. Ambassador Suite

The Fairmont Washington D.C. is located in Georgetown, along M Street, making it a prime location for sightseeing and going out in the city. While rates during the week are high, weekend rates can drop under $200, so I decided to book a last-minute trip to DC for the weekend. Show More Summary

Shooting leaves one dead and another wounded in Georgetown

The shooting happened early Saturday, few details were immediately released.

Last-Minute Plans: 118 Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend: July 7-9, 2017

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ballard SeafoodFest, Polish Festival, Georgetown Art Attack, And More $10-And-Under Events by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. Show More Summary

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