Category-1 Gas Leak Gets Early Morning Attention

The continuing gas leak problems in Georgetown will be the focus of a May 15 public hearing at the 1325 G St. NW offices of the DC Public Service Commission.

The Georgetown Garden Tour at 91: Wiser and Spicier

This year's seven gardens, ranging from the majestic to smaller, cleverly designed spaces, will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, rain or shine.

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.

Mayor’s Agent Approves Partial Demolition of Heating Plant

The decision removes an obstacle to the developer’s controversial plan to build a high-end condominium building designed by architect David Adjaye overlooking a park designed by landscape architect Laurie Olin.

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.

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.

Georgetowner Was First Miss America

Margaret Gorman was crowned “Miss America” in 1921. She also snagged a less politically correct title, “The Most Beautiful Bathing Girl,” for her turn at the “Bather’s Revue.”

Last Chance: Thursday’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast

Rachel Goslins, director of the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, will speak at Georgetown Media Group's Sept. 13 Cultural Leadership Breakfast at the George Town Club. RSVP to richard@georgetowner.com.

Ears Perk Up at Plans for C&O Canal

Georgetown Heritage will be contracting for a new canal boat, using part of a $3-million grant from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, matched with private funds.

Washington Harbour to Sell for $415 Million

Global Holdings Group, an investment company with ties to a prominent Israeli family, reportedly has a contract with the current South Korean owners to buy the 562,105-square-foot Georgetown complex.