31st St. Bridge to Close for 18 Months

June 3, 2019

While local traffic and limited parking for residents will continue north and south of the bridge, the stretch of 31st Street NW from K to M Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic through the summer of 2020.

Mayor Bowser Unveils Rosa Parks Plaque at Ceremony (photos)

June 1, 2019

On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, 42 year old Rosa Parks ignored a bus driver’s demand to give up her seat in the “colored section” to a white passenger […]

Memorial Day: A Time to Remember

May 23, 2019

MacArthur’s “old soldiers” are fading away still, more and more every day, shrinking the number and memories of those who fought in World War II and subsequent actions. 

Apple Store Moves into Former Carnegie Library

May 9, 2019

This Saturday, the new Apple Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square will officially open its doors to the public. The Beaux-Arts-style building opened in 1903 as D.C.’s Central Public Library.

This Sunday: Spy Museum’s Grand Opening in L’Enfant Plaza


For the official May 12 opening, the museum will host a family festival with musicians from the NSO’s Youth Fellowship Program, makeup artists, food trucks and a magician.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier


This year’s seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.

31st St. Bridge to Be Closed, Replaced

March 25, 2019

Plans now include closing off 31 Street from the bridge south to South Street and north to M Street. Only residential parking will be available on the rest of 31st Street during the closure period.

Tudor Place Lawn Torn Up for Cistern Project

March 18, 2019

The new south lawn at the historic Georgetown estate should be in place by the 27th annual Spring Garden Party on May 22.

Our Black History … in Georgetown

February 20, 2019

To the surprise of some, Georgetown can tell the story of early and contemporary America from a black perspective. 

Celebrating Dr. King’s Abiding Spirit

January 21, 2019

Today, and tonight, most of us will hold Dr. King’s memory dear and close to heart — as memory, as a voice, as words and thoughts, both visionary and practical.