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Freshman looks to jump into local race

A fourth GW student is looking to edge into local politics this fall, running to serve as a neighborhood commissioner for the Mount Vernon Campus. Freshman Jevin Hodge, who lives in Somers Hall on the Vern, is vying for a seat on the Advisory Neighborhood Commission to oversee community concerns like construction and traffic in […]

Blasting to begin for science hall

The months-long phase of controlled blasting will begin Thursday at the Science and Engineering Hall construction site, more than a month after the University first announced blasting would begin. The once-daily blasting will start up just as the academic year draws to a close and exam week starts. Last fall, University spokeswoman Michelle Sherrard said […]

Alumnus to open local specialty wine store

An artisanal wine and spirits shop plans to open its doors in Foggy Bottom this September. The specialty liquor store, Arrowine, will go before the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration for a hearing May 29 for a license to open at 22nd and K streets, owner and alumnus Doug Rosen said. The store would be a […]

FoBoGro petitions to sell single beers

Foggy Bottom Grocery is jockeying for an exemption from the District law that bans the sale of single beers and malt liquors. The on-campus grocer will seek a go-ahead from ABRA and their local Advisory Neighborhood Commission Wednesday, after submitting an application April 2 to the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration to sell 20- to 40-ounce […]

University to clarify traffic concerns for museum

The University must offer more details to the city next month on how it will manage traffic near the proposed GW Museum before moving forward with construction. An administrator and other officials laid out plans April 5 at a D.C. Zoning Commission hearing for the $22 million museum that will house artifacts from the cross-town […]

Car-sharing company rolls into District

D.C. drivers can go for a spin using a new vehicle-sharing system that deployed 200 smart cars across the city last weekend. car2go lets members pay hourly, daily or by the minute to rent a blue and white smart car, stationed throughout the District. Customers are not required to return the vehicles to specific locations. […]

D.C. Council draws new boundaries

The D.C. Council gave a green light to new boundaries for the city’s most localized districts Tuesday, moving closer to finalizing a yearlong redrawing process that will add two new representatives to Foggy Bottom’s flagship neighborhood group. The Foggy Bottom and West End Advisory Neighborhood Commission – the community’s top advocacy group that serves as […]

Student stirs up engagement in District politics

A sophomore is organizing volunteers to register GW students this week to vote in the District’s spring primary elections. Patrick Kennedy, president of GW’s chapter of DC Students Speak – a coalition of college students across the city who lobby for a voice in local politics – said volunteers will man high-traffic campus areas like […]

Park service to begin shuttle service across Mall

A new shuttle bus service will give passengers a $5-ride across the National Mall starting March 12. Rides on the new transportation service – announced by the National Park Service Friday – will be discounted to $1 during this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival, from March 20 to April 27. The shuttle’s regular route will span […]