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CAG Celebrates Black History Month Feb. 16

February 11, 2021

To celebrate Black History Month, please join Citizens Association of Georgetown’s  (CAG) February Meeting February 16, 2021 starting at 6:30 pm via Zoom.

 

Enjoy a conversation with author, Chris Myers Asch, moderated by Neville Waters III, as they discuss his prize-winning book, Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital.

 

Chris Myers Asch teaches history at Colby College part-time and runs the Capital Area New Mainers Project. He is the author of The Senator and the Sharecropper: The Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer and the co-author of Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital. 

 

A sixth-generation Washingtonian, moderator Mr. Neville Waters III has resided in Georgetown for over 60 years. Currently, he is the President of the foundation that supports the Mount Zion Female Union Band Society Cemetery where he works to restore, maintain, and extend the legacy of the cemetery and the contributions of black people in Georgetown.

 

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Georgetown's Four Seasons Named #1 Hotel in DC

February 4, 2021

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC in Georgetown as the #1 Hotel in Washington DC and Overall #6 Best Hotel in the USA in its annual evaluation of hotels that offer high-quality amenities and exceptional experiences.

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“Our hotel being selected as #1 in DC and #6 in the US is an incredible honour and we are so grateful.  The creativity, resiliency and innovation that our team has shown over the past year has been incredibly inspiring and I am so happy that we were able to continue to offer extraordinary experiences and wow our guests,” says David Bernand, Regional Vice President and General Manager of Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC.

 

Over the past three years Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC has continued to improve its ranking in the US, moving from the fifteenth spot in 2019 to the eighth spot in 2020 and now the sixth spot in 2021. When asked how the Hotel continues to progress, David Bernand says, “Our team is always striving to do better and never accepts the status quo. I am so proud of them and all that they have accomplished, especially in this past year.”

(Photo by: fourseasons.com)

Four Seasons Hotel Washington, DC has 222 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, the legendary BOURBON STEAK Restaurant by Michael Mina, a luxury spa with a swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitness facilities.


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Sandlot Northwest Plans Outdoor Bar for Georgetown

December 13, 2020

Suite Nation will be bringing the Sandlot brand to Georgetown next year. The former site of a gas station at 2715 Pennsylvania Avenue NW (across from Four Seasons Hotel) is slated to become an outdoor cultural events space, according to Urban Turf.

 

Suite Nation’s Ian Callendar tweeted the news last week, part of the company's plan to "repurpose with purpose for the community."

 

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