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Pinstripes Georgetown Wine Dinner Feb. 12

January 26, 2016

Join Pinstripes on Friday, February 12, 2016 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm for an interactive four-course wine dinner featuring four perfectly paired wines from Milbrandt Vineyards.

Learn how each wine pairing enhances your dining experience through an interactive dinner and discussion. 

Menu

Reception: stuffed dates gorgonzola, applewood smoked bacon / 2013 Riesling, Evergreen Vineyard, Columbia Valley, Washington

Pasta: butternut squash raviolo brown butter & sage, honey spiced pumpkin seeds / 2014 Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, Washington

Main: rain crow ranch bone in short rib american grass-fed beef, white grits, cajun shrimp / 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope, Washington

Sweet: housemade truffles assortment of chef's artisanal hand-rolled chocolates / 2012 Red Wine, Brothers' Blend, Columbia Valley, Washington

Tickets are $45 and can be purchased here.

Pinstripes Georgetown is located at 1064 Wisconsin Avenue.


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Georgetown University Honors Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 13, 2016

Georgetown University will honor the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a week of musical, academic, spiritual and service events that includes a concert and the awarding of the 2016 John Thompson Jr. Legacy of a Dream Award on January 18, 2016.

This year's awardee Nakeisha Neal Jones (G’02), executive director of Public Allies DC, will be honored at the annual Let Freedom Ring! concert at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts featuring Grammy Award-winning singer Yolanda Adams. The event begins at 6:00 pm.

Georgetown and the Kennedy Center partner annually for the event that also showcases the Let Freedom Ring! Choir comprising members of the university and greater Washington, DC communities.

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Will 'Vision Zero' Cut DC Taxes?

December 28, 2015

The Washington Business Journal reports a District plan to boost fines on about 20 different traffic offenses, whose affect would add additional revenue, may inadvertently lead to additional tax cuts.

The D.C. Department of Transportation on Dec. 10 as part of the "Vision Zero" traffic safety campaign indicated it would count as recurring revenue for the purposes of a tax-cut schedule.

The D.C. Council passed in 2014 a schedule of cuts that would automatically go into effect as revenue climbed, as long as recurring revenue projections showed an increase over the previous year.

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