Weekend Roundup, April 14-17

April 18, 2011

The spring weather is here to stay, and the city is buzzing with events. With the sun shining, there’s no reason not to hit the town. Here is what’s going on this weekend, straight from the Georgetowner’s online events calendar

Premiere: Hardy School Band at Cherry Blossom Parade


Georgetown’s Hardy Middle School Marching Band got its inaugural chance to shine and be heard toward the end of the shutdown-threatened National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, after a parade car had caught fire, and Bob Ryan, Fred Flintstone and Thomas …

DC Circulator Service Changes Take Effect April 1

April 11, 2011

(Washington, D.C.) On April 1, 2011, the DC Circulator will implement service changes affecting the Smithsonian-National Gallery of Art route, the Union Station-Navy Yard route, and the Convention Center-SW Waterfront route. Public notice of these changes was made on March …

G.U. Drug Lab Students Get Suspended 6-Month Sentence; 3 Years’ Probation

April 5, 2011

 

Two students arrested at Georgetown University in October 2010 for creating a drug lab in a Harbin Hall dorm room will spend three years on probation and perform community service, according to the Associated Press. Charles Smith and John …

Washington Wizards Preseason game at the Verizon Center

November 3, 2010

In an early NBA action game, The Washington Wizards were defeated 96-88 by the visiting Milwaukee Bucks in a preseason game at the Verizon Center in Washington DC on October 14, 2010. Washington Wizards’ John Wall was chosen first overall …

Fenty and Gray Forge Ahead

October 6, 2010

There’s no question that education is probably the most important issue in this 2010 Democratic Primary election campaign—it resonates not only for the top slots, but all the way down the line.

In the mayoral race, it’s the issue – …

Weekend Roundup, September 10


 

 

-ART BUS 9/11/10

D.C.’s fall art season kicks off this weekend with a free shuttle service linking three gallery hotbeds. The stops: Logan Circle (14th Street NW), U Street, and the H Street/Atlas District (Florida Avenue NE) feature …

Weekend Roundup, September 24


 

 

-Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival: 9/24/10

Today marks the launch of the first-ever Mid-Atlantic Red Fruit Festival, hosted by the International Wine & Food Festival. The event will run from 6pm to 8pm, in Woodrow Wilson Plaza, at the …

A Race to the Bitter End


Four years ago, two years ago, last year at this time, or even in the spring, if you suggested to anybody that Mayor Adrian Fenty might be behind as much as 13 to 17 percent in the polls in his …

Jack Evans Report

September 22, 2010

 

 

The primary election is over! Congratulations to Vince Gray, who will be the Democratic nominee for Mayor, and to Kwame Brown who will be the nominee to Council Chair. As someone who has been down this road before, …