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.

Modern Country: Middleburg

August 23, 2017

When we think of residents inside the Beltway going to live full time in the country, Middleburg, Virginia, comes immediately to mind. The historic village, which calls itself “The Nation’s […]

A Fallen Tree: The Life and Times of Dick Gregory

August 22, 2017

Comedian and activist Dick Gregory died Aug. 21 at the age of 84 in Washington, D.C. Biographer Shelia Moses penned this remembrance.

‘Big Fish’ at Keegan

August 19, 2017

That’s some fish, that “Big Fish.” The Keegan Theatre’s production of the hit Broadway musical — based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the film adaptation directed by Tim […]

Welcome Home, Duke


Mayor Muriel Bowser welcomed students, faculty, administrators and friends of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts “back home.”

Ellington School Ribbon-Cutting Is Aug. 19

August 17, 2017

Mayor Muriel Bowser and Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson will cut the ribbon at a public ceremony in the auditorium of the Classical Revival-style main building of the Duke Ellington School of the Arts.

40 Years After His Death, Elvis Presley Stays With Us


Forty years ago, on August 16, Elvis Presley, “the King,” died of what was officially called a heart attack in a bathroom of his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee. He […]