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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
For those who longed to fix up the Georgetown waterfront with its parking lots, salt dome and other eyesores, it was decades in the making. After being a port and […]
There was historic activity at Georgetown’s Old Stone House at 3051 M St. NW — the oldest house, dating from about 1762, on its original foundation in Washington, D.C. and […]
On Friday, Sept. 10, the camp that grew over the last year between Rock Creek and 28th Street, between Pennsylvania Avenue and M Street, on federal property was cleared by […]
Over the weekend, a precious shipment arrived near Fletcher’s Boathouse at the C&O Canal and Canal Road. Two halves of the canal boat –– a contemporary take on a historic […]
“We are hopeful the boat will arrive in Georgetown on Sunday,” Georgetown Heritage Board Chair Jennifer Romm told The Georgetowner today. The arrival is the long-anticipated C&O Canal Boat is […]
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.
At the March 30 virtual meeting, even the very favored National Park Service came in for some grumpiness regarding a construction project.