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“Best Ever” Hacks & Flacks at Local 16

September 16, 2011

Local reporters, D.C. Government public information officers, elected officials and all others gathered shoulder-to-shoulder for the fall Hacks & Flacks on Thursday at Local 16 at 16th & U Streets, NW.  

IMG_1950.JPG School Board Member Patrick Mara, Councilmember Tommy Wells, reporter Mark Segraves and Councilmember Jack Evans (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) IMG_1950.JPG School Board Member Patrick Mara, Councilmember Tommy Wells, reporter Mark Segraves and Councilmember Jack Evans

Dubbed the “best ever” by Mark Segraves of WTOP to Nikita Stewart of The Washington Post, two of the organizers it included Marie Drissel passing out anti-online gambling literature, Councilmember Jack Evans “punching” Tim Craig of The Washington Post for writing bad things about him and the political consultant and Dish columnist Chuck Thies trading presidential campaign war stories with WAMU’s Patrick Madden.

Dish columnist Chuck Thies and reporter Patrick Madden (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Dish columnist Chuck Thies and reporter Patrick Madden

Activist Karyn Szulgit and Post reporter/columnist Mikde DeBonis (Photo by: The Georgetown Dish) Activist Karyn Szulgit and Post reporter/columnist Mikde DeBonis


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Sequoia on the Côte d’Georgetown

August 22, 2011

Thai painted grilled salmon with coconut-lime broth, baby bok choy, and mashed potatoes: $24

Maurizio's blueberry mojito with fresh blueberries, mint, lime, simple syrup, Bacardi Limon, Sprite: $10

The view: priceless

View of Washington Harbour from Sequoia (Photo by: Judith Beermann) View of Washington Harbour from Sequoia

Sequoia is located at 3000 K Street. Tel: 202.944.4200


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GBA social media channel launches Wednesday

April 19, 2011

The Georgetown Business Association and The Georgetown Dish will launch a new joint social media channel for Georgetown businesses Wednesday to boost sales and visibility for local merchants as well as the association's advocacy efforts. The new channel, called "Out & About," will offer news, announcements and features on Georgetown's businesses and the people behind them. GBA is offering the promotional boost as a free benefit for GBA members.

GBA and The Georgetown Dish are committed to supporting a vibrant business community, harmonious relations between residents and businesses, and enhancing the qualities of Georgetown that make it one of the world's best-known neighborhoods.

The new channel will also be a venue for stepped-up pro-business advocacy on local and national issues. "From the President's Desk" will feature monthly commentary by GBA leaders.  The Georgetown Dish and GBA will also provide social media training for GBA members. Business-related content will become part of the "Dish o' the Day" newsletter whose readership includes Georgetown residents as well as national media and political leaders. Sign up for the newsletter here.

Out & About will launch Wednesday, April 20 at at L2 Lounge 3315 Cady’s Alley. Complimentary beverages for GBA members, as well as hors d'oeuvres courtesy of EastBanc. RSVP by Monday, April 18, 2011 to Sue Hamilton 202-333-8076 or sueinnovent@aol.com.

 

 
      
 
 


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