Weekend Round Up, May 19 – 22

May 19, 2022

Happy weekend! So many great things to do the next few days. Many are outside and record temperatures are expected, so make sure to drink lots of water, dress in […]

News Bytes: Jack Evans, Canal Boat, Heating Plant

May 11, 2022

Canal Boat Christened; Tours Begin  The C&O Canal boat was officially launched April 28, and public tours have begun. The new 80-foot-long boat was christened by Mayor Muriel Bowser (who […]

Mapping Georgetown: Recordings of a Father

May 9, 2022

This Mapping Georgetown story’s like a peak into a precious diary. It’s about a son, Bill Brown, assisting his dad, Kelly Brown, in recording his memories. It all started in […]

New Canal Boat Christened in Joyous Ceremony 

May 2, 2022

Georgetown’s brand new 80-footlong, historically correct Canal Boat was officially launched Thursday, April 28, at the C&O Canal’s reconstructed and filled Lock 3 with joyous pomp and ceremony. There were […]

Fourth Lock Building for Sale, in Front of the C&O Canal


Now, here is a truly unique property and a Georgetown gem. “I am fortunate that my client Arlette Coppock, who owns the property at 3065 Canal Street in Georgetown, has […]

Dep. Mayor Falcicchio Has Full Tray of Development Ideas 

April 13, 2022

John Falcicchio, the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, is just the opposite of what one might think of as a remote, top city bureaucrat with many titles and […]

Rose Park Buzz Spring 2022 


Spring is here, and the Friends of Rose Park (FRP) has lots of news to share. The popular Rose Park Wednesday afternoon market is scheduled to re-open on May 4 […]

Japanese Lantern Lighting Ceremony for Cherry Blossom Festival Returns Live to D.C. (photos)

April 4, 2022

The Japanese Stone Lantern stands nestled among the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin near the spot of the first Japanese cherry tree planting in 1912. Gifted to the city […]

Dumbarton Oaks Park Restoration Project Celebrates New Phase

November 15, 2021

The sky was misty, the leaves crunchy, the air cool and fresh smelling as Dumbarton Oaks Park fans and friends made their way Saturday, Nov. 13, down the half-mile “Lovers […]

Cherry Blossom Festival to Go Live and In-Person in 2022 (photos)

November 10, 2021

After a two-year pause, the National Cherry Blossom Festival announced plans to return to “live and in-person” events in 2022.” The announcement by Cherry Festival President Diana Mayhew became official […]