Tree Lovers and Killers in Georgetown

September 11, 2017

Sept. 10 was the annual gathering of Trees for Georgetown, a committee of the Citizens Association of Georgetown. The group’s mission is to plant and maintain the trees that line the neighborhood’s residential streets. 

Smithsonian Acquires Musical Objects from Sting, J. Ralph (photos)


The former lead singer for the Police donated the 1978 Fender Stratocaster guitar that he played at Amnesty International’s “The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball” in 1981.

Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate Buys Long & Foster

September 7, 2017

The transaction positions HomeServices to become the nation’s leading home ownership services provider.

Trump Rescinds DACA: Dealing With the DREAMers


Now Congress has six months to decide what to do about the DACA program and the dilemma of millions of immigrants living and working illegally in this country.

2 of the Best Things About the U.S.

September 5, 2017

Over the past week, scenes of incredible rescues and help for victims by volunteers during the storm of the millennium in Texas reminded me of the epiphany I had 20 […]

Lean Into Fall: Fashion Editorial


Inspiration by Lauretta McCoy: I love seeing women express their power through fashion and am thrilled to observe these options voiced from leather to lace. From season to season I […]

ANC: Heating Plant, K St. Bike Lanes, Community Updates

August 30, 2017

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC 2E) will hold its September meeting, Wednesday, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. at Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School

2 Dead From Jumping in Potomac River Near Key Bridge

August 28, 2017

Two adult males went into the river from the Aqueduct Bridge ruins on Sunday evening. One did not make it out alive; the other died at the hospital.

A Hurricane Like an Occupying Army


Harvey — the rain falling, reporters staggering in the first winds, getting wet and stranded, the sight of families and lone strangers struggling through hip-deep water — was here to stay. 

Georgetown University Students Arrive Friday, Next Week

August 24, 2017

Students are returning. There are Georgetown University events for the neighborhood — and a message from the school’s president, Jack DeGioia.