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. 

An Eerie Walk Back in Time

October 30, 2017

On Friday evening, Oct. 27, Dwane Starlin took a group of people on a “Spirits of Georgetown” walk throughout the neighborhood, sharing stories that are buried deep within the crevices of the area.

Unearthing African American History

October 10, 2017

As historic as the Oak Hill Cemetery is, an important facet that is largely missing — also from other Georgetown locations — is African American history.

Animals Blessed, Given Medals at St. John’s

October 2, 2017

After a brief service on Oct. 1, at which St. Francis medals were bestowed on the newly blessed canine faithful, treats were distributed both to four-footers and two-footers.

Weekend Round Up September 28, 2017

September 28, 2017

October arrives Sunday, along with Glen Echo’s Then & Wow! family day and the Blessing of the Animals in Georgetown at St. John’s.

Last Chance: Textile Museum Director Speaks Thursday

September 18, 2017

John Wetenhall, director of the George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum, oversaw the 2015 relocation of the Textile Museum, founded in 1925, from a Kalorama mansion to a modern building on the GW campus.

Sally Quinn Talks About ‘Finding Magic’


During a conversation about her new book at St. John’s Church, Quinn spoke about her grappling with God, religion and practices.

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. 

2 Men — and Dog — Confront DDOT Contractor in Georgetown

August 24, 2017

A large portion of sidewalk on 30th and Dumbarton Streets, traditionally Georgetown brick, was nearly covered with a cement-based surface.

First Day of School, Busing for Hyde-Addison Kids

August 21, 2017

Under the watchful eyes of parents, students from Georgetown’s only public elementary school, now being renovated, boarded buses to Meyer School.