Arts & Society
Arts Bytes , Dec. 2023
Halloween Ghost Cruise on Canal Boat: Spirited Fun Before 2 Years of Drydock
November 2, 2023•
Halloween phantoms often mysteriously appear – then disappear – then return to spook again. In Georgetown’s stretch of the C&O Canal, the water upon which Georgetown’s new canal boat floats […]
Georgetown Canal Boat Surprise: Public Rides Return May 5
April 10, 2023•
After disappointing news last October that the newly-christened Georgetown canal boat – “The Georgetown Heritage” – might not be hosting tours again until 2025 due to extensive National Park Service […]
Georgetown Canal to Be Drained Much Longer Than Anticipated, Through 2025
October 3, 2022•
Disappointing news from the C&O Canal National Historic Park and Georgetown Heritage today: Georgetown’s section of the C&O Canal will be drained soon and remain potentially dry for as long […]
Rehabilitating The Washington Canoe Club
August 15, 2022•
In a race against nature’s destructive forces, Georgetown’s most prominent architectural feature and historic landmark on the Potomac River – the now-dilapidated Washington Canoe Club (WCC) – is on a path […]
Weekly Arts Round Up, April 8, 2021
April 8, 2021•
Five works of light art will make their Georgetown debut tomorrow, when “Glow” opens to the public. Glen Echo Park’s Dentzel Carousel is 100, and the virtual celebration has begun.
Dockless Bikes Come to Georgetown’s Attention
January 4, 2018•
Last week, one allegedly cranky Georgetown resident wrote on the Georgetown Forum, a Citizens Association of Georgetown community bulletin board, that residents ought to call 911.
Ideas Unlocked at Public Meeting on Canal Plans
November 6, 2017•
On Nov. 2, following the formal presentation by Superintendent Kevin Brandt, attendees shifted between four planning stations to ask detailed questions and prepare comments about four aspects of the refurbishment plan.