Tanay Tewani

Chef competes to feed D.C.’s homeless

A chef at a local nonprofit is competing in a national competition to win $20,000 to help feed the homeless in Foggy Bottom. John Murphy, assistant director of kitchen operations for Miriam’s Kitchen, is participating in the Sears Chef Challenge. Voting will end this Saturday for his chance to compete in the finals. Murphy is […]

Waterfront park construction receives $50,000 donation

The uncompleted waterfront park along the Potomac River in Georgetown recently received a $50,000 donation from the park’s energy provider that will go toward finishing the park, the president of a group supporting the park said Tuesday. Construction for the Georgetown Waterfront Park stalled in 2009 after the park’s contractors ran into costly obstacles, according […]

City approves Mount Vernon campus plan

Despite months of negotiations between community members and GW officials over the 2010 Mount Vernon Campus Plan, neighbors of the campus are still unsatisfied with the final agreements. Under the approved plan – which was passed by the D.C. Zoning Commission late last month – the daily maximum student headcount will increase by 10 percent […]

GW hopes to boost number of students on Mount Vernon

The University is taking steps to increase the number of students allowed on the Mount Vernon campus, and could get approval from the D.C. Zoning Commission as soon as next Monday. GW has submitted to the commission a revised proposal of its population caps for the 2010 Mount Vernon Campus Plan, despite not satisfying all […]