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Saturday: River Cleanup and Dragon Boat Lessons

Saturday: River Cleanup and Dragon Boat Lessons

This week's rain and wind have carried lots of trash into our rivers. Why not kick start your holidays with a cleanup in the Potomac?

Potomac River Battle of the George Schools on Orange Line

The Battle of Georges, the Potomac River Shootout, the ax vs. the ‘fax, Outrage on the Orange Line, the mid-season NIT, no matter what you call it, local mid-majors The George Washington University and George Mason University are taking to the hardwood tonight for their annual battle of the haves vs. the have nots to determine who is the third best college basketball team in the D.C. metro.  Both schools lack football programs, so to determine regional superiority for schools named for guys named George they will leave it to one non-conference basketball game; let’s have a look at tail of tape:

Namesake: George Washington vs. George Mason

GW Basketball Has New Digs: Photos of Smith Center Renovations

George Washington University basketball has been all over the news recently.  Media from around the nation flocked to Foggy Bottom when Kye Allums, a junior on the Colonials' women's basketball team, announced he is a transgender male.  And while Allums is making national headlines, GW's renovations to its arena, the Charles E. Smith Center, has created a buzz throughout the greater Foggy Bottom community.

The arena certainly looks different than it did just a few short years ago.  The renovations cost a whopping $43 million, money that went to giving the facility a face-lift, both inside and out.

Redskins baby Zoie's first trip to the dentist

A dental visit at an early age is a “well baby checkup” for the teeth. 

Redskins linebacker, Lorenzo Alexander, brought in his daughter Zoie to show parents how to care for their children’s teeth.  Teaching children good dental habits at a young age reduces the fear of going to the dentist and creates a lifetime of healthy smiles.