Big Wheel Bikes Closes In on 50 Years

Mike Sendar has been in the bicycle retail business for close to 50 years, since 1971, when he opened the Georgetown store with Harold Rivkin. There are now five locations in the D.C. area.

The Joint Was Jumping at the Washington International Horse Show (photos)

Many of the premier riders in show jumping — along with the young stars of the future — gathered for the 61st annual Washington International Horse Show, held at Capital One Arena between Oct. 22 and 27.

Kobe Bryant’s Journey, Cut Short

A restless imagination allowed him to write children’s books, create foundations and schools and support women’s basketball with the same exuberance that he showed on the court.       

Hoyas Drop American 80-60 for 6th Straight Win (photos)

The Georgetown University men's basketball team now heads into Big East play next week with an overall record improved to 10-3.

Wharf Hosts Ice House to Benefit Fuel Fund

The 10-by-20-foot structure, built of 98 large blocks (about 20,000 pounds’ worth) of ice, will be open to the public on Friday from 2 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday from noon to 8 p.m.

District Planner and Builder Allen Lew Dies

After overseeing the creation of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Lew took charge of the baseball conversion of RFK Stadium and the construction of Nationals Park.

Congressional Women, Press Play Ball for Charity (photos)

This year's game, held on June 19 at Watkins Recreation Center on Capitol Hill, raised $358,000 for the Young Survival Coalition to assist young adults affected by breast cancer.

Creighton Edges Georgetown 91-87 in Hoops Action (photos)

The two highest scoring teams in the BIG EAST Conference locked horns in a highly competitive and entertaining game. In the end, the Georgetown...

Running Legend Jim Ryun Kicks Off 5th Annual Navy Mile in DC (photos)

Former world's top middle distance runner Jim Ryun helped kick off the 5th Annual Navy Mile along Pennsylvania Ave, NW in Washington D.C. on...

$7 Million Budgeted for Jelleff Rec Center

Many at the July 23 community-input meeting spoke of needing space for programs from yoga to child care, more senior and teen services and even a nutrition and cooking center.