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Time to Bury the District's Power Lines?

July 2, 2012

Unless you're only now returning from vacation (from another continent) you know someone who's lost a tree, thrown out everything in their refrigerator or spent the weekend at a hotel. Or all of the above.

With the exception of most of Georgetown, the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area has been hit with triple digit temperatures while struggling to recover from "The 2012 Derecho."

Monday, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray said what alot of us have been thinking, according to WJLA.com, "he lashed out at Pepco ... saying that it might be time to revisit the idea of burying power lines in the District. More than 40,000 Pepco customers remain without power and some may wait for several more days."

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The Georgetown Dash

June 19, 2012

On Thursday, June 21, you'll be seeing a one hour run through the neighborhood, appropriately called The Georgetown Dash.

On biking trails and past retail shops and restaurants, the event will highlight what's special about Georgetown, engage the participants, while having fun and getting a great workout.

All of the proceeds go to Girls on the Run DC. For more information and to register, visit Georgetown Dash


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Meet Barre3's June Challenge

May 23, 2012

You know the place ... where ballet meets yoga and pilates.

From June 1 through June 30, sign up for Barre3's summer challenge. Take four classes a week for four weeks and start the summer off leaner, longer and more fit. 

Barre3 will have wristbands for all participants and a drawing for prizes upon completion.

During the summer, Barre3 also offers teachers a special $150 a month rate.  Offer valid June 1 through August 31. Must present a valid employee badge or teacher ID.

Barre3 is at 1000 Wiscosnin Avenue (entrance on Water Street). Tel: 202.450.3905


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