Spirits in Our Midst: In Georgetown, We Are Haunted by History

October 25, 2017

By Gary Tischler and Selma Khenissi The old houses, cemeteries, streets, hillsides and even film sites evoke a sense of people, place and memories. In Georgetown, Halloween reigns. Just look […]

Old Stone House to Close for More Than a Year

October 23, 2017

One of D.C.’s oldest buildings, the Old Stone House in Georgetown will close for renovations from Oct. 30, 2017, through Dec. 1, 2018.

Philip Levy, Owner of Bridge Street Books, Dies

October 14, 2017

A memorial service was held 11 a.m., Monday, Oct. 16, at Washington Hebrew Congregation.

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.

Will Georgetown Keep Cool With Coolidge?

October 5, 2017

Representatives of the Vermont-based Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation presented plans at an Oct. 2 Advisory Neighborhood Commission meeting to locate an outpost at the historic mansion at 3425 Prospect St. NW.

ANC Monday: Airbnb, Park Police, Circulator, Streetlights

October 2, 2017

There will be a presentation on the regulation of Airbnb rentals at tonight’s meeting, along with resolutions on the DC Circulator and streetlights.

Dave Chappelle Gives Emmy to Ellington School, Gets Key to Washington, D.C.

September 29, 2017

Dave Chappelle returned to his alma mater, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts on 35th Street, remarking on its reconstruction and giving the cheering students advice Sept. 29. Chappelle […]

Georgetown Main Street Approved

September 28, 2017

Along with Georgetown, DSLBD designated and funded three other DC Main Streets programs (organizations): Kennedy Street /Upper 14th Street, NW (Ward 4); Lower Georgia Avenue (Ward 1); and Minnesota Avenue (Ward 7).

Taste of Georgetown Gets a Beautiful Sunday

September 25, 2017

More than 30 restaurants offered samples of their fare at the Georgetown waterfront, all benefiting the Georgetown Ministry Center, created to help the homeless.

Georgetown Gathers on Healy Lawn

September 18, 2017

The Sept. 16 activities included music, free burgers and hot dogs, a moon bounce, photos with the G.U. mascot Jack the Bulldog, face painting and fingerprinting by the Metropolitan Police Department (in a good way).