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Canal freezes over enough for ice skating

The recent bout of nasty, cold weather, which nearly brought temperatures in the District to 0 degrees, froze the C&O Canal down by the waterfront. The ice held long enough for people to go ice skating on it…. Read More

Car falls into C&O canal with its driver still inside

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer At about 3 p.m. this afternoon, onlookers reported seeing a man drive his car into the C&O Canal near 33rd and Water St. According to some sources, the man was drunk. He… Read More

This Week in the Voice: April 12, 2012

In this week’s feature, Nico Dodd delves into the graffiti art community whose canvasses are the walls and abutments around the C&O Canal underneath the intersection of Key Bridge and Whitehurst Parkway: “People come into the Georgetown area… Read More

Escape from the Hilltop: Does Julius Caesar fist pump?

This weekend there’s a lot happening on the performing-arts front, from Shakespearean classics and a reimagined Sabrina Fair to Pauly D of Jersey Shore fame. (His hair counts as performance art, right?) Friends, Romans, Countrywomen Never read the… Read More

Flooding of C & O Canal does nearly $3 million in damage

Heavy rainfall in March that burst the C & O Canal and contributed to major flooding of the Georgetown Waterfront caused damage that will cost about $2.8 million to repair, WTOP is reporting. The estimate comes from the… Read More

Construction starts on C&O Canal bridge replacement project

If you’ve gone by the C & O Canal this past week, you’ve probably noticed an abnormal amount of construction work going on.  That’s because the D.C. Department of Transportation just began a three year project to replace… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Moratorium madness!

Additional seating: A true menace to society The real fireworks at last night’s meeting were over the proposed moratorium on additional seating for restaurants in the Georgetown Court complex near the intersection of Prospect St. and Wisconsin Ave…. Read More

Canal walk promises exercise, moral hazard

The people who run the Georgetown Canal have noticed you’re getting fat, and they’ve come up with a solution: guided walking tours of the canal, with prizes. You can wreck the process, though, by cheating like a fiend…. Read More