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Water Flows Again in C&O Canal in Georgetown

The National Park Service released water into the Georgetown section of the canal last month to test the new gates with the rehabilitated locks.

Tree Lovers Decry Loss of Magnolia

One of the two tall magnolia trees at 3017 N St. NW was taken down last month after it was determined to be unviable. The action prompted criticism by neighbors.

Washington International Horse Show: 60 and Still Jumping (photos)

Four-time Olympian Elizabeth "Beezie" Madden (USA) riding Breitling LS took the featured event, the $135,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Washington, topping a 24-horse field.

Evil Act at the Tree of Life: Remember These Names

The Oct. 27 attack in Pittsburgh, which shook and shocked the nation, took place in a national political atmosphere already rife and ripe with hostility, violent riffs, debates, rallies and incidents.

At Atlas: Rebecca Magnuson’s ‘She Sings’

The one-woman show by the singer-songwriter and former Georgetown resident will be performed Friday, Nov. 16, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. Ten percent of the proceeds will go to Knock Out Abuse.

Exorcist Steps Up for Landmark Status

On Nov. 15, the District’s Historic Preservation Review Board will consider an application to make the Exorcist Steps a historic landmark, similar to but not on par with the presidential and war memorials.

Neopol Savory Smokery Opens

The business, based in Baltimore, joins other eateries on Grace Street in Georgetown, such as Chaia, Dog Tag Bakery, Sundevich and Reverie.

Canal Renewal: Lock 3 Gates Installed

In the coming year, the NPS will refill the Georgetown section of the C&O Canal with water. In 2020, a replica canal boat, for rides and educational purposes, is expected.

Cocktail of the Month: The Brandy Alexander

In the classic Beatles song “When I’m Sixty-Four,” the Fab Four muse about “Birthday greetings, bottle of wine.” Was wine of one of their...

Georgetowner’s Anniversary

By Gary Tischler We’ve come to celebrate. And in so doing, we’ve come to praise ourselves — or rather The Georgetowner, which is marking its 64th...