Robert Devaney

D.C. Schools Celebrate the Henderson Effect

It has been a noteworthy week for D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson. She outlined a comprehensive plan for public schools, received an honorary doctorate from her alma mater, Georgetown University, and had six of her schools chosen to receive $4.5 million dollars over three years from Target to improve literacy.

John Edwards: Far From Georgetown Today

John Edwards is currently on trial in Greensboro, N.C., for alleged illegal campaign contributions. Almost one million dollars were supposedly used to cover up his affair and support his mistress and illegitimate child, while his wife suffered (and later died) from cancer.

'Veep': HBO's Comedic Take on Our Number 2

Before its April 22 Sunday night cable debut, the cast of HBO's comedy series, "Veep," checked into Washington April 11 at the United States Institute of Peace for red-carpet poses and interviews along with a reception and preview of the first episode.

Space Shuttle Discovery Retires to Air & Space Museum

The Space Shuttle Discovery was officially received by the Smithsonian Institution April 19 and placed on permanent display, replacing the shuttle Enterprise at the National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center, next to Dulles Airport.

Stylin’ with Brad at Brooks Brothers

Television personality and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski stopped by Brooks Brothers on M Street April 13 during his seven-city book ...

House Tour 2012

House 1 1688 31st Street, N.W.

This dignified, three-story Victorian, built around 1800, was the home of Sen. Robert ...

The D.C. Emancipation Day Moment

On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act. His signature 150 years ago ...

'Let's Go, Caps,' Inflatable Hockey Player on Georgetown Skyline

Jack Davies of Prospect Street is at it again. This time, his rooftop is occupied by an inflatable of a generic Washington Capitals hockey player...

'American Stories': It's All About Us

"American Stories," the newest signature exhibition at the National Museum of American History opened today and shows and tells the stories of Americans from the 1600s to the 2000s, beginning with wampum and a piece of Plymouth Rock to Apolo Ohmo's ice skates and the 2008 presidential election.

150th Anniversary of D.C. Emancipation

On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Compensated Emancipation Act of the District of Columbia.

An Extra Welcome Home Win for the Nationals

The Washington Nationals won their home opener, 3-2, in the 10th inning with Ryan Zimmerman, face of the franchise, showing the way of the jam with visiting team, the Cincinnati Reds, thanks to a wild pitch.

D.C. to Mark Centennial of Titanic Disaster

In a city of monuments, one of Washington's lesser known memorials will be in the spotlight this weekend, April 14-15.

Ins & Outs 4.4.12

M&T Bank, which has a branch on Thomas Jefferson Street, will be adding another Georgetown location at 1420 Wisconsin ...

Long & Foster's Detwiler: Strategist in a Reviving Economy

From his Chantilly, Va., office near Route 28 and Dulles Airport, Jeffrey S. Detwiler, president and chief operating officer of ...

N Street Village

N Street Village, the social services agency that provides shelter and support to homeless and low-income women, held its annual ...

Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:24:10 -0400

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest Georgetowner updates.