Jack’s Boathouse

File photo of a man kayaking. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Jack’s Boathouse Site Will Change Hands

The National Park Service has awarded a two-year contract to a Massachusetts company to rent boats and kayaks at a longtime boating facility along the Georgetown waterfront.


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Congresswoman Speaks on Behalf of Jack’s Boathouse

Jack’s Boathouse is where thousands of people go, when it’s warm enough, to canoe, kayak and paddleboard in the Potomac River. In operation since 1945, the boathouse has a lease on the location from the National Park Service. But recently, NPS contacted current owner Paul Simkin and informed him that the month-to-month lease that has been in effect and unchanged since 1982 is being terminated so the property can be opened up for new bids.


Park Service Seeks Bids for Jack’s Boathouse Site

The National Park Service is seeking bids to operate a boat rental facility at the site of a popular kayak-rental business along the Georgetown waterfront.



Best Dates For The Adventurous Couple In The DC Area

If it’s date night and you and your sweetie can’t figure out what to do, choose chills and thrills over dinner and a movie this weekend. From the flying trapeze to more intimate lessons on fake rockface, D.C.’s most adventurous dates promise memorable fun for any couple.


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Best First Date Spots Around Washington, D.C.

New restaurants and bars are popping up in DC, every week, but to really make a good first impression, try one of these best first date spots.