ANC Monday: DDOT, BID Gateway, Coolidge, Halcyon

June 3, 2018

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and Halcyon are requesting zoning exceptions to permit nonprofit use of residential buildings in Georgetown.

Last Chance: Rose Park Art Departs Sunday

May 31, 2018

The 81 color-packed panels, measuring 22 feet high, took over part of the Rose Park ball field at P Street and the lower field that leads to M Street, as well as a bit of park land on Massachusetts Avenue, just north of the vice president’s residence.

3 Arrested for Threatening Circulator Driver

May 29, 2018

The incident occurred at the corner of M Street and Thomas Jefferson Street NW on Sunday, May 27, around 5:30 p.m., while Georgetown shoppers walked the sidewalk.

Gates Up: Potomac River Crests

May 21, 2018

Saturday, May 19, saw the river hit 7.56 feet along the Georgetown shore. At Washington Harbour, the boardwalk remains closed and the all-important flood gates are staying up.

GU Commencement Speakers Announced

May 17, 2018

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

May 14, 2018

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

May 7, 2018

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.

A Tale of Two Gardens And Their Gardeners

May 2, 2018

‘CLOSER TO GOD’ It’s no great mystery why Susan Pillsbury has a passion for gardens. “I’m English,” she gushes in her kitchen, pouring tea into an exquisite floral cup. “Our […]

Heating Plant Condos: Back to the Drawing Board?

April 30, 2018

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.