Tag Archives: Safeway

Business Brief: CityDance Opens, Safeway Sticking Around

CityDance, the award-winning dance program that has called Strathmore home for a decade, recently opened a new studio in Tenleytown. CityDance at Tenley will offer master classes and rehearsal space for area dancers, as well as programs to develop local choreographers. Current available classes include contemporary African dance and hip hop. This fall the studio will launch a new program for children

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GDS in Surprise Move Buys Safeway, Martens Volvo

Georgetown Day School shocked the Tenleytown community today when news broke that the private school had purchased the Safeway and Martens Volvo properties adjacent to the school’s upper campus. In a release, GDS announced that its hopes eventually to be able to unite its upper and lower schools. Currently students in pre-kindergarten through 8th grade attend GDS’s campus on MacArthur Boulevard.

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Tenleytown Safeway to Present Development Plans Next Month

New information about a planned mixed-use development at the Tenleytown Safeway emerged during the October 10 Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 3E meeting.  At the request of Safeway, which wanted more time to complete a Planned Unit Development (PUD) proposal before appearing at a public meeting, a formal presentation was pulled from the official agenda. However Chairman Jon Bender shared highlights

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UPDATE: Safeway Development Off ANC-3E Agenda; Bike Lanes, Tenley WinterFest Added

Discussion of a planned mixed-use development at the Tenleytown Safeway has been pulled from the October 10 Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 3E agenda.  A delay in the preparation of a Planned Unit Development (PUD) application led to the revision.  According to ANC-3E Chairman Jon Bender, Safeway now anticipates filing an application in November or December.  The ANC will take up the

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Mixed-use Development, Liquor Licenses, Parking on ANC-3E Agenda

Discussion of a planned mixed-use development at the Tenleytown Safeway site tops the agenda for the October 10 Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 3E meeting.  Previous discussions on the Safeway project have been spirited, to say the very least, as developers, residents and commissioners have sought to find some kind of middle ground on issues of height, density and traffic mitigation. Neighbors

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Management at Safeway Needs an Overhaul

Tenleytown’s neighborhood Safeway is sometimes referred to as Secret Safeway (not to be confused with the now-closed one in Dupont Circle) given the minimalist signage and lack of a street-facing storefront.   However, better monikers might be sad, slow and substandard.  If you are a resident of Tenleytown you may already be nodding your head or may have indulged in your

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