Robert Devaney

Mount Zion Officially Marks Its Bicentennial

With loud praises to Jesus, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church marked its two centuries in Georgetown at a gala at ...

The Georgetown Club Hits the Big Five-0

The George Town Club thought it would just have a nice, quiet 50th anniversary party Oct. 1. Well — for the ...

AG Bell Celebrates 125th Anniversary

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing celebrated its 125th anniversary with a Legacy of ...

Gala Guide: October

OCTOBER 20 Blue Hope Bash The sixth annual Blue Hope Bash, presented by Colon Cancer Alliance and the Chris4Life Colon ...

Farewell to the C&O Canal Boat; Hello to the Canal's Restoration

On Oct. 5, mules Dolly and Eva towed "The Georgetown" to be broken apart near Fletcher's Boathouse. A new boat will be launched in 2018 after work on the canal is completed.

After Attacks on Women, Broken Streetlights Seen as Safety Issue

With at least five sexual abuse or assault crimes reported on the west side of Georgetown, some cite broken streetlights as contributing to the problem.

Park Service to Begin Rehab of C&O Canal; Barge Departs Oct. 5

The beloved canal boat, "The Georgetown," will float away forever Oct. 5 to be broken up at Fletcher's Cove. Work on the C&O Canal will close off part of the towpath for 18 months.

Business Old & New: 1789 and the Tombs Are Back; New Arrivals on Grace Street

With fans counting down the days, the Tombs opened for lunch Sept. 6 with 1789 ready for dinner after a $2-million renovation. On Grace Street, new arrivals are Grace Street Coffee, South Block Juice Co. and SundeVich.

Georgetown University to Apologize for Slavery Past, Give Slave Descendants Admission Priority

Georgetown University President John DeGioia announced on Sept. 1 the actions that the university will take to engage its history with slavery and engage with descendants in new ways.

Jim Gilroy of Yates Goes the Distance

I didn’t think I’d stay 36 years,” says James Gilroy, director of Yates Memorial Field House, who has ...

Business Ins & Outs

In: Café Milano No. 2 in Abu Dhabi Café Milano, Georgetown’s popular Prospect Street restaurant, will finally get a ...

Georgetown's Café Milano to Open in Abu Dhabi

Café Milano will open its second-ever restaurant in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. A September debut is planned. Who's going to the grand opening party?

Man Robbed in Arlington, Forced to Swim to D.C.

It sounds likes an Olympic swimming team joke, but the victim told U.S. Park Police he was told at gunpoint to jump into the Potomac and swim.

Son Charged in Father's Death on 33rd Street

What is going on here, neighbors ask. A son allegedly stabbed his father to death in Georgetown — and another son-father crime occurred near Children's Hospital on the same day.

Business Ins & Outs

In: Fashion’s Rene Ruiz Brings Miami Heat

Rene Ruiz, luxe top-end fashion studio, has set up shop at 2902 ...

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