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Making History on 2 Sides of the World

While the events in Singapore seemed staged within an inch of having few vital signs, the events in Washington seemed authentically joyful, probably fueled a little by Budweiser. 

ANC Monday: DDOT, BID Gateway, Coolidge, Halcyon

The Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation and Halcyon are requesting zoning exceptions to permit nonprofit use of residential buildings in Georgetown.

ANC Tonight: Gateways, Food Trucks, Bus Stops

There is a full agenda for the ANC's "May" meeting, held on the last day of April, including consideration of a resolution on DCRA's new food truck regulations.

Folger Celebrates Shakespeare’s Birthday with Open House (photos)

William Shakespeare is arguably the worlds most famous playwright, and deserves to have his birthday celebrated accordingly. Hundreds came to celebrate the 454th anniversary of...
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In Memoriam: Portrait Gallery Displays Barbara Bush Photo (Video)

The portrait, which shows the former first lady on the White House grounds with her springer spaniel, Millie, by her side, was installed April 18, the day after her death. It will remain on view in the museum's In Memoriam space through April 29.

Dressing Up for Awesome Con 2018 (photos)

In the six years of its existence, the pop culture festival has expanded from requiring only a small corner of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to occupying virtually the entire space.

Dogs of the Week: Bill Dean’s Shredder and Splinter

These well-mannered Goldendoodle cousins are The Georgetowner's first Dogs of the Week, just in time for National Puppy Day (tomorrow).

Weekend Round Up March 15, 2018

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital rolls in tonight, with screenings through March 25.

Statue of Former Mayor Marion Barry Unveiled (photos)

One of three African Americans with a full-body statue erected and standing in Washington, D.C., Barry is the first local elected official to be honored with a statue.

Supreme Court Hears Janus v. AFSCME: A Major Test for Organized Labor (photos)

Hundreds gathered in front of the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as justices heard arguments in Janus v. American Federation of State, County,...