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.  

Approved: Water Tunnel Under Waterfront Park

April 30, 2020

When completed in 2030, the project is expected to reduce the volume of combined sewer overflows into District waters by an estimated 96 percent.

Park Service: Cherry Blossoms to Peak March 27

March 4, 2020

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, which encompasses dozens of events, will kick off with an opening ceremony on Saturday, March 21, and continue through Easter Sunday, April 12.

Park Service Approves C&O Canal Plan

February 27, 2020

Among the plan’s design concepts are improved canal and towpath access and accessibility, increased interpretive and educational opportunities and more welcoming and usable open spaces.

Canal Renovation Is Moving Along

November 4, 2019

A town meeting and workshop to view two alternative designs and to collect and consider public input on the Georgetown Canal Plan will be held on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m.

ANC 2E: Commercial Revitalization, Old Stone House, ‘Glow’

November 1, 2019

At tonight’s meeting, National Park Service representatives will share plans for improvements to the garden at the Old Stone House on M Street.

Ribbon Cut at Restored C&O Locks

September 12, 2019

There were several dozen attendees at a Sept. 12 ribbon cutting for two newly restored locks, numbers 3 and 4, on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in Georgetown.