D.C.’s Newest Place Name: Boris Nemtsov Plaza

January 16, 2018

Last week, the District Council unanimously approved the renaming of a portion of Wisconsin Avenue directly in front of the Russian Embassy, just north of Georgetown.

Dr. King’s Words, and Trump’s


In the end, the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday became a day when the president was questioned about his stand on race.

Bridge Street Books to Become Nonprofit


After its gregarious and affable owner Philip Levy died unexpectedly last October, many in Georgetown were concerned that the store they love might close.

‘City of Hope’ at National Museum of African American History

January 11, 2018

An exhibition that opened last month commemorates the 50th anniversary of what tragically became Martin Luther King Jr.’s final crusade, which brought Resurrection City to the National Mall.

The Washington Post: Always a Good Story

December 20, 2017

“The Post,” a film coming to town on Dec. 22, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, promises to be the second Hollywood blockbuster about the […]

Ideas Unlocked at Public Meeting on Canal Plans

November 6, 2017

On Nov. 2, following the formal presentation by Superintendent Kevin Brandt, attendees shifted between four planning stations to ask detailed questions and prepare comments about four aspects of the refurbishment plan. 

An Eerie Walk Back in Time

October 30, 2017

On Friday evening, Oct. 27, Dwane Starlin took a group of people on a “Spirits of Georgetown” walk throughout the neighborhood, sharing stories that are buried deep within the crevices of the area.

Textile Museum’s Wetenhall Speaks at George Town Club

October 12, 2017

The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum — designed by Hartman-Cox to incorporate historic Woodhull House, most recently a security office — opened at G and 21st Streets in March of 2015.

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.

The Beautiful Schools of Washington, D.C.

September 28, 2017

The District’s history of building and promoting public schools has had surprising peaks and troughs over the past 150 years. While the scholastic status of D.C. schools has often been […]