Mathewes Speaks at Cultural Leadership Breakfast

A milestone in Melanie Mathewes's effort to expand the audience for the National Sporting Library & Museum is the exhibition “The Horse in Ancient Greek Art,” which opened Sept. 9 and runs through Jan. 14.

Kids Flock to Science and Engineering Expo in D.C. (photos)

The 5th USA Science and Engineering Festival Expo, presented by Lockheed Martin, commandeered the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on April 7 and 8, dazzling an estimated 350,000 visitors, many of them children.

Saudi Women Pitch Their Dreams at Halcyon

The budding entrepreneurs shared their stories at an Aug. 16 pitch event in Georgetown, part of their participation in a summer Halcyon Incubator Intensive.

ANC Meeting Heats Up Over Jelleff

Chairman Rick Murphy said he had just heard at 4 p.m. about decision by DC Public Schools to transfer to DPR its administrative oversight of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts playing field.

120 Witnesses Testify Passionately About Jelleff Field

Among the speakers at the Oct. 21 roundtable, convened by the District Council Committee on Recreation and Youth Affairs, were students from Hardy Middle School and Maret School.

Apple Store Moves into Former Carnegie Library

This Saturday, the new Apple Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square will officially open its doors to the public. The Beaux-Arts-style building opened in 1903 as D.C.’s Central Public Library.

Glass-Encased West End Library Opens

The 21,000-square-foot library is the first in D.C. to be entirely planned, funded and constructed as a public-private partnership, according to Deputy Mayor Brian Kenner.

ANC Meeting Erupts in Protest Over Jelleff Agreement

Signs reading “Make Jelleff Public,” passionate statements and a resolution created on laptops in front of a packed crowd dominated the Sept. 3 meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E. 

‘Wilderness’ Is Urgent, Fresh Theater

Featuring music, movement and video projections (including the use of Skype), the show is a challenging and moving journey into the lives of contemporary troubled teens.

Burning Questions About Jelleff Center Plans

Many Georgetown residents see the planned renovation of the building as the one chance in decades to provide space for community programs ranging from yoga to computer classes.