C&O Canal Readies for Water, Boat, Eventually Canoes, Mules

May 10, 2021

With repairs to Locks 3 and 4 completed in 2019 and the canal wall near Grace Street and Wisconsin Avenue stabilized, it’s almost time for the water to flow.

During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal

April 26, 2021

The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.

On New Decks, Streateries to Multiply in Georgetown


Prototype decks were tested at three sites — Clyde’s (3236 M St. NW), Ladurée and Thunder Burger (3060 M St. NW) and L’Annexe (2917 M St. NW) — for several months. 

Local Universities Announce Vaccine Requirement for Fall Semester

April 19, 2021

Georgetown University will require both undergraduate and graduate students at the main campus, the medical center and the law school to be fully vaccinated.

Ward 2’s Pinto Reads to Kids in Rose Park

April 15, 2021

The State Board of Education partnered with the DC Public Library and local community organizations to organize the Wednesday-morning event during spring break. 

Layer of Annoyance Surfaces at ANC Meeting

April 12, 2021

At the March 30 virtual meeting, even the very favored National Park Service came in for some grumpiness regarding a construction project.

GU Launches Degree Program for Inmates


Georgetown University has begun offering a bachelor’s degree program to about two dozen individuals incarcerated at Patuxent Institution in Jessup, Maryland.

‘Glow’ Lights Up Georgetown Starting April 9

April 8, 2021

This year, there are two parts to “Glow.” The spring component will run through June 27 and the summer component from July 2 through Sept. 26.

Rose Park Market Opens This Wednesday

April 5, 2021

Rose Park’s weekly outdoor market, relocated now — and potentially permanently — to the basketball courts at the corner of 26th and O Streets NW, will open on April 7 from 3 to 7 p.m.

McCourt Donates Another $100 Million to GU


Half of the new gift from Frank H. McCourt Jr. will underwrite financial aid and scholarships and half will be invested in research and faculty at his namesake school of public policy.