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 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.

Hyde-Addison School Project on Track for July 1

The reconstructed school, Georgetown's only public elementary school, is expected to open in August, on time. We’ll find out later if the project ended up on budget.

Management of Highbridge Apartments — Formerly the Georgetown Retirement Complex — Accused of Scam

The would-be first leasee forwarded all the documents to D.C.’s attorney general, who, she was told, has started an investigation.

‘Town Crier’ Ray Kukulski Has Died

Kukulski collapsed suddenly at Sibley Hospital last Thursday, Jan. 10, apparently of an aneurysm or a brain hemorrhage. He had recently turned 77.

Georgetown Gondolas: They’re Baaack!

Everything changed when Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announced that the mega-retailer’s massive East Coast headquarters would be divided between a site in Queens and a site in Arlington County.

Georgetown Wawa to Open Dec. 20

While Wawa was applying for its D.C. government permits, the news was met with some hostility from Georgetowners.

Gas Leaks Continue

As of Nov. 15, reported gas leaks in Georgetown’s East Side numbered 63. Some seem to be low-grade leaks from old pipes, but not all, according to Edward Segal, whose blog tracks every reported gas leak in his area.

Tree Lovers Decry Loss of Magnolia

One of the two tall magnolia trees at 3017 N St. NW was taken down last month after it was determined to be unviable. The action prompted criticism by neighbors.

Canal Renewal: Lock 3 Gates Installed

In the coming year, the NPS will refill the Georgetown section of the C&O Canal with water. In 2020, a replica canal boat, for rides and educational purposes, is expected.