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By ROBERT BETTMANN After a tough week, the Gonzaga boys basketball team got back on track on Feb. 11 with a convincing victory over Archbishop Carroll, winning 65-59. While Gonzaga still has a 23-3 record, two of those losses have happened...
By JASON WILLIAMS In a town where long-standing institutions are increasingly contouring themselves to contemporary audiences, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returned to Washington to present new works that remain true to the company’s roots. On Feb. 6, the John F....
The Palisades might not be the first place that comes to mind when thinking of locations to shoot a movie, but for Shoshana Rosenbaum, it provided a supportive environment to film her narrative short, “Hide and Seek.” Rosenbaum’s nine-minute movie,...
Scott Stump put his life on the line 27 years ago as a U.S. Marine in Operation Desert Storm. The conflict changed the way Americans looked at our armed forces and even helped heal the wounds the Vietnam War inflicted...
Homelessness remains a problem in the District of Columbia, and is “probably the most challenging issue D.C. faces,” according to Council member Jack Evans. During a Feb. 6 town hall meeting on homelessness, government officials and leaders from local homeless...
The return of streetcars to Washington, and to the neighborhood where Joe Gibbons lives and serves as an elected official, brings out the philosopher in the Georgetowner. “A streetcar has a bit of Norman Rockwellness to it,” Gibbons said. “It’s...
Tenleytown resident Judy Chesser has been a vocal opponent of the proposed Sunrise retirement home on Alton Place since the plans were announced in September. However, she understands why Wisconsin Avenue Baptist Church, the owner and occupier of the property...
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3/4G (Chevy Chase) released a report Jan. 22 on the proposed Chevy Chase Community Center slated to replace the existing building sometime after 2020. The report offered specific recommendations for the new center, drawn from a survey...
The proposed merger of Washington Gas and Canadian energy company AltaGas has generated controversy over whether the move will be in the interests of District customers. The merger between WGL Holdings (the parent company of Washington Gas) and AltaGas is...
Clean streets are a desideratum in all cities, but the District government is giving the term a makeover as part of a push to keep people safe during special events. A new policy, called “Clean Streets,” requires the routes used...

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