A museum full of 5,000-year-old rugs may not be the first place that comes to mind as an ideal location for a student hub, but the University is hoping to convince you otherwise.
District law forbids you from drinking on the street, but in this weather, why would you? Instead, take the masks and beads indoors and celebrate Mardi Gras near campus.
GW joined eight other District universities Tuesday in pledging to reduce its energy use by enough to power 720 households every year, part of a city-wide sustainability initiative.
Overall crime in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood decreased this year in comparison to last year, but trends show a spike in Apple iPhone robberies. Metropolitan Police Department Commander Matthew Klein said total robberies in Foggy Bottom, part of the Second District, are down but, according to MPD data provided by Klein, as of May 11 […]
Metro riders will soon be able to carry their phone calls underground, thanks to hardware installations beginning this weekend that will enable Verizon Wireless, Sprint Nextel, AT&T and T-Mobile to provide coverage at Metro stations. The installations will occur in phases, beginning at the 20 busiest stations, and are part of a $1.5 billion stimulus […]
Metro officials are monitoring train control circuits at the Foggy Bottom Metro station and five other stops after the system failed to detect the presence of trains, the Washington Post reported earlier this week. The Metro system has come under intense scrutiny following a Red Line collision last month that killed nine passengers. The circuit […]
Three males who appeared to be juveniles robbed a 15-year-old boy on Pennsylvania Avenue near 26th Street last Wednesday, according to a Metropolitan Police Department report. The alleged victim was walking on the street at 6 p.m. when the three males approached him, according to the report. One of the males asked him, “What do you have […]
The Foggy Bottom Metro station will receive new escalators, a staircase and a canopy over the entrance as part of a $177 million Red Line rehabilitation project. Though the station is not on the Red Line, the updates were included because of necessity, said Metro spokeswoman Taryn McNeil. The Blue Line phase of the Metro […]
A GW graduate and current GW student have taken the helm of the Foggy Bottom Association, a community group that meets monthly to inform Foggy Bottom residents of current affairs and promote the residential quality of the area. L. Asher Corson, a 2007 graduate, currently serves as president of the association. No stranger to the […]
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty today signed a bill that will require consumers to pay a five-cent tax to use plastic bags at grocery, convenience, and other retail stores in the District, several news outlets have reported. The D.C. City Council gave final approval to the bill last month. The new law, which is designed to […]