Emancipation Day Weekend Celebrates D.C.
Today, Washingtonians observe a unique American holiday that’s part of their history but affects the rest of the country, too. D.C. Emancipation Day honors the day, April 16, when President […]
D.C. Metro Bus Rides to Be Free by July 1
This month, the D.C. Council did something that no other governing body a city Washington, D.C.’s size or larger has ever done: it unanimously agreed to offer and fund free […]
Raise the Roof for Justice Housing
Join us for a party with a purpose atop One Franklin Square’s spacious rooftop for safe outdoor mingling and gorgeous views of downtown DC. The evening will be filled with […]
Philip Bermingham: The Power of Photography
Some of the people photographed by Philip Bermingham — Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip with George H. W. and Barbara Bush, for instance — are figures known the world over. […]
Virtual Meetings from Dumbarton House: CAG Tomorrow, Colonial Dames Wednesday
The Citizens Association of Georgetown will hold its first virtual annual meeting on Sept. 22. Also coming to you from Dumbarton House: a Colonial Dames of America event on Sept. 23.
Georgetown’s John Thompson, First Black Coach to Win NCAA Championship, Dies at 78
In 2016, Georgetown University dedicated the John Thompson Jr. Athletic Center, next to McDonough Gymnasium on the west side of the main campus.
D.C. Updates List of High-Risk States; Removes Delaware
DC Health released an updated list of high-risk states where the seven-day moving average of daily new COVID-19 cases is 10 or more per 100,000 persons on Aug. 10. Mayor […]
Georgetown Lawyer Protests Protests
Georgetown resident and lawyer Don Crockett sent a formal letter to the mayor decrying certain protests in Georgetown, as well as the May 31 looting that followed the downtown protests.
D.C. Schools to Be Online-Only for Fall Term
The decision to only offer classes online during the first term came unexpectedly. Until this week, officials had considered a mixed-option plan.