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Top 10 Articles From Around The Web: Georgetown


1. The Washington Post quashed a rumor started earlier this month by Us Weekly that 41-year-old actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie would teach a course on women’s rights and sexual violence at Georgetown University in the fall.

2. 49% of the 362 people polled by the Washington Business Journal support a gondola linking Georgetown and Rosslyn.

3. The boutique Graham Hotel Georgetown has been sold to Legacy Hotel Group for $37M, or $649k per key, a near-record price.

4. The 144k SF John Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletic Center, new home to blue and gray Hoya basketball, opened this month.

5. Fox News reports President Obama was spotted at the Georgetown waterfront celebrating his 55th birthday, his final one in office.

6. According to the Washington Post, Georgetown University avoids $9M in property taxes each year. Here’s how.

7. These six renowned culinary hotspots jam-packed during the rest of the year find themselves more readily available to those still around in the late summer.

8. Georgetown and Burleith boast million-dollar average home sale prices, reports the Washington Post, while median days on market stayed relatively constant at 39.

9. Georgetown University president John DeGioia pledges swift, targeted action to alleviate freshly reopened emotional wounds inflicted by the discovery of the university’s use of profits from its 1838 slave trade for new construction.

10. Thai-fusion Georgetown restaurant Bangkok Joe's, famous for its dumplings, takes third place in this WUSA9’s ranking of best waterfront restaurants.