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The Hoya’s Fall Fashion Issue: Made in DC

The Hoya’s Fall Fashion Issue: Made in DC

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Local News Site DCist Shut Down After Parent Company Labor Dispute

Local news site DCist was shut down late Nov. 2 after billionaire CEO Joe Ricketts — owner of DNAinfo and Gothamist, DCist’s parent company — announced a decision to discontinue publishing both news organizations. The decision follows an Oct. 26 vote by Gothamist reporters and editors to unionize following Ricketts’[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Restaurant Review: Boulangerie Christophe

Restaurant Review: Boulangerie Christophe

1422 Wisconsin Ave. Washington DC 20007| Cuisine: French | $$ |★★★★☆ Founded by a father and son from Saint-Tropez, France, Boulangerie Christophe is a charming French bakery and restaurant on Wisconsin Avenue, a short 10-minute walk from the front gates. The first floor is a casual cafe, serving light lunch[Read More…]

by April 27, 2017 0 comments Food & Drink, The Guide
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From Tourist to Native in Rio

I’ve reached the point where I’ve stopped speaking English in grocery stores. I realized early on that eating lunch at restaurants every day was not going to work out, so now every other day I stop at the mercado for a small supply of fresh sandwich rolls. However, two times[Read More…]

by July 7, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns

Discovering Local Literary Pride

To compare this summer and last summer would be like comparing my life before and after I went gluten-free: completely unrecognizable. Last summer, I was earning minimum wage at a restaurant in Tucson and spending my days by the pool reading a book a week, or a book a day,[Read More…]

by June 18, 2014 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Study Spots

Study Spots

Dolcezza Artisinal Gelato 1560 Wisconsin Ave. NW $$$$ Dolcezza Artisanal Gelato has many of the features of a coffee shop but focuses on something sweeter. Its gelato, with flavors like maple syrup and Madagascar vanilla, are fresh, tasty and well worth their high-end prices. ThoughDolcezza has a location in Georgetown, its Dupont Circle store has the[Read More…]

by November 2, 2013 0 comments City News, News

DC Nonprofit Moves To Local Landmark

The Halcyon House — a Georgetown landmark built in 1787 — will enter the next phase of its history this year with the S&R Foundation, a D.C.-based nonprofit. The foundation, which supports talented individuals in the arts and sciences with a focus on international cultural collaboration, purchased the house —[Read More…]

by September 13, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Same City, Different School

Same City, Different School

At New Student Orientation, hundreds of new students flood campus. But some of these undergrads had been through the process before: They’re transfer students, who arrive at the front gates looking for a do-over. In 2011, Georgetown accepted just over 200 transfer students. While many of these students came from[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized

Your Guide to Theater in the District

The District plays host to a dynamic and burgeoning theater scene that will continue to thrive this summer. From reinterpretations of Shakespearean classics to controversial musicals, take advantage of your free time to enjoy something a little different. Capital Fringe Festival This open-access festival of the arts is an opportunity[Read More…]

by May 17, 2012 0 comments The Guide

GOLF | Georgetown Gears Up for Local Tourney

Men’s Golf On Monday and today, the Georgetown men’s golf team hit the green for their first tournament of the year with a trip to Cambridge, Md. for the Maryland Intercollegiate Golf Tournament. The 13-team tournament, featuring the likes of Penn, Seton Hall, Towson and Old Dominon, is a tough first challenge[Read More…]

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Sports