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Small Business Week Kickoff, May 7

The District of Columbia Chamber of Commerce will kick off Small Business Week with a reception at Tony and Joe’s Seafood Place, 3000 K St. NW, on Tuesday, May 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.

Activists Stand Firm at Venezuelan Embassy

A planned press conference this morning, Thursday, April 25, brought out several Secret Service vehicles to keep an eye on the lively but peaceful event.

GU Students Vote for ‘Reconciliation Fee’

The proposed fee of $27.20 per student per semester would create a fund to help descendants of the 272 slaves sold by the university in 1838. 

Appreciating D.C.’s Jazz History

On April 17, at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, the Citizens Association of Georgetown hosts Georgetown University professor Maurice Jackson conversing with local jazz greats.

Tudor Place Hosts Memorial for Ray Kukulski

All who attended the April 6 event agreed on two things: Ray Kukulski had been a significant presence in their lives and he would be greatly missed.

Outdoor Furniture to Enhance Georgetown

Georgetown’s Business Improvement District organization will buy the furniture, install it, plant the plants and trees and maintain them throughout the year.

Survey Calls for Broader Programming at Jelleff 

 D.C. Parks and Recreation budgeted $7 million to renovate and upgrade the facilities at Georgetown’s Jelleff Community Center, tucked off of S Street next...

GU Petition Wants Falsely Admitted Students Expelled

An online petition called for Georgetown University to revoke the degrees of former students who were involved in the fraud and expel those still attending.

31st St. Bridge to Be Closed, Replaced

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.

Ward 2 Council Member Jack Evans Reprimanded

A Council reprimand is not without precedent; the late longtime mayor and Ward 8 Council member Marion Barry and Ward 1 Council member Jim Graham were both reprimanded.