Alex Markoff

MLK memorial fundraisers near goal

Web Exclusive They have a dream. And it’s almost a reality. In 1996, then-President Bill Clinton authorized Congressional legislation proposing the establishment of a Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in the District. More than a decade later, funding is nearly complete and planners hope to move forward with construction. The planned site for the memorial […]

City makes cuts to Georgetown Circulator bus route

The D.C. Circulator, a local bus that costs just a dollar per ride, is cutting its Georgetown services short beginning in October. The District Department of Transportation announced Monday that, beginning Oct. 4, the Circulator will no longer serve Wisconsin Avenue north of M Street in Georgetown. “We regret having to make any cuts in […]

Cheap and comfortable BoltBus gets you around the Northeast

This is an installment of a new series, “You should know about…,” focused on information that might just make your life at GW a little easier. Everyone loves a getaway or quick trip home and, for those GW students who live in the Northeast corridor, an Amtrak train ticket is often the preferred method of […]

New farmers’ market to begin near White House

Starting Thursday, fans of fresh, local produce will have another option when it comes to buying food. A new farmers’ market is set to take over part of Vermont Avenue between H and I streets every Thursday until Oct. 29, said Bernadine Prince, co-director of FreshFarm Markets. The market will feature everything from produce and […]

Visitors descend on District for protest

Tens of thousands of protesters descended on the National Mall Saturday to demonstrate against the Obama administration’s policies regarding taxes, the national budget, and health care. Marching protesters, holding signs reading “No Czar Zone,” “Go Green, Recycle Congress,” “Socialism – Obama’s Solution To Everything” and waving “Don’t Tread On Me” flags, forced the closure of […]