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GU Commencement Speakers Announced

Among the eight speakers will be Luci Baines Johnson, at the School of Nursing ceremony, and António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, at the School of Foreign Service ceremony.

Garden Tour Offered Verdant Variety

Two of the gardens on the May 12 tour hadn’t been shown since the tour was first organized in 1928 by Edmonia Whitehead as a community fundraiser for one of the first integrated schools in Washington, D.C.  

Christ Church Marks 200 Years

Hundreds of parishioners gathered at the Georgetown landmark for a special service commemorating the laying of the church cornerstone on May 12, 1818.

Jackson Shows Off Its Art and Artists

The jazzy harmony of bass, flute, voice and trombone in Reginald Cyntje's quartet (he's the trombonist) in the second-floor corridor of the Georgetown art center impressed the Sunday arts lovers.

Friends Group Keeps an Eye on Waterfront Park

“We’ve been together for over 12 years,” mused Grace Bateman, one of the founding members — or should we say godparents? — of Friends...

Heating Plant Condos: Back to the Drawing Board?

After what was described as “a roller-coaster Historic Preservation Review Board hearing" on April 26, the developers may appeal to the mayor for a special designation.

Georgetown Gateway Designs Shared

The designs will be presented at the next meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E on Monday, April 30, and are expected to have a preliminary review by the Old Georgetown Board soon after. 

French Market Returns April 27 to 29

More than 40 Wisconsin Avenue merchants, restaurants, salons and galleries will be proclaiming “Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité” on the last weekend in April, when Georgetown’s...

Cherry Blossom Festival Ends with Grand Parade (photos)

The National Cherry Blossom Festival concluded on a magnificent Saturday April 14 with a grand parade down Constitution Avenue . Only a block away, the...

Georgetown Main Street Picks Board of Directors, Offers Grants

It’s been almost six months since the District Department of Small and Local Business Development designated the new nonprofit organization Georgetown Main Street to...