Big Wheel Bikes Closes In on 50 Years

August 13, 2018

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.

Arlington Boathouse Plans Advance

August 6, 2018

Questions remain regarding funding for the project and if the boathouse will solely serve local rowing teams or if it will also offer kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals.

Next Generation on Display at Citi Open (photos)


The men’s final between Alexander Zverev and Alex de Minaur was the youngest pairing at an ATP finals since the 2007 BNP Paribas Open (Nadal vs. Djokovic).

Citi Open Marks 50 Years (photos)

August 2, 2018

In the tournament’s biggest upset thus far, American Sloane Stephens was defeated in the second round by  Germany’s Andrea Petkovic 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 on Aug. 1.

Weekend Round Up August 2, 2018

August 1, 2018

“La donna è mobile” — just ask the Duke of Mantua at Wolf Trap Opera’s “Rigoletto” or Sarah Fraser at her live podcast taping on Friday. On Sunday: the Citi Open finals and Signature Theatre’s open house.

$7 Million Budgeted for Jelleff Rec Center

July 30, 2018

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.

A Sports Town, Seemingly Overnight

July 19, 2018

Of a sudden: the Stanley Cup, the All-Star Game, the Home Run Derby and Audi Field, a spanking-new, $400-million pro soccer stadium that came complete with a major star in the person of Wayne Rooney.

Baseball Fever Sweeps D.C.

July 16, 2018

Leading up to tomorrow’s All-Star Game: a lineup of events at the stadium, the convention center, bars and restaurants, even the Library of Congress.

Weekend Round Up July 12, 2018

July 12, 2018

In between Capital Fringe shows, spend time outside, cleaning up Theodore Roosevelt Island and picnicking with sculptures at the Kreeger and to the sounds of folk and Southern rock in Rose Park.

In Games We Trust

June 28, 2018

The World Cup, and every sport from T-ball to professional sports, is a kind of state of mind where fans lose their minds gladly, a kind of alternate reality that includes its actual fantasy counterparts.