C&O Canal Readies for Water, Boat, Eventually Canoes, Mules

May 10, 2021

With repairs to Locks 3 and 4 completed in 2019 and the canal wall near Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue stabilized, it’s almost time for the water to flow.

Layer of Annoyance Surfaces at ANC Meeting

April 12, 2021

At the March 30 virtual meeting, even the very favored National Park Service came in for some grumpiness regarding a construction project.

Rose Park Pathway Reconstruction to Start

March 29, 2021

The pathway, between M and P Streets NW, will be closed on or about March 31, depending on weather, according to the District Department of Transportation.

Rehabilitation of Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail and Pedestrian Bridge Virtual Public Meeting

March 18, 2021

Washington, DC) — The District Department of Transportation (DDOT) and the National Park Service (NPS) will host a virtual public meeting to introduce the Rehabilitation of Rock Creek Park Multi-Use Trail […]

The Cherry Blossoms, Mostly at a Distance

March 4, 2021

We can all breathe a sigh of relief that the National Cherry Blossom Festival will return this spring, running from Saturday, March 20, through Sunday, April 11.

Weekly Arts Round Up, January 21, 2021

January 21, 2021

For kids: a virtual field trip to the National Zoo’s Coral Lab and a “Books and Baseball” session with a coach from the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy.

Brand Guild Co-Founder Renovates ‘Beeler Fountain’ at Glen Echo

November 30, 2020

Barbara Martin decided to use the fountain’s progress as a way to keep her friend entertained as she underwent cancer treatment. Now it has become a memorial.

Downtowner DC: Holiday Market, Wilson High, Tidal Basin

November 16, 2020

Choosing not to let COVID get in its way, the open-air market at 8th and F Streets NW, which opens on Friday, Nov. 20, will have new health and safety protocols in place.

Downtowner DC: Eisenhower Memorial, Franklin Park, 202Creates

September 21, 2020

The Eisenhower Memorial is open, 202Creates Month is underway and there’s a new app for copter-watchers. Also, due to the pandemic, D.C. expects a 50-percent drop in tourism.

Tennis, Anyone? Soon at Montrose Park

September 10, 2020

The hope is to have the two brand-new, green-surfaced courts open to the public by the end of September, depending on the weather.