Posts Tagged ‘Jack’s Boathouse’

Still Not Much Clarity on Jack’s Boathouse

First, Jack's Boathouse was closing, then it wasn't—maybe. After speaking with Jack's owner Paul Simkin and a National Park Service spokesman, I can say that NPS' intentions are about as clear as the waters of the Potomac.
Simkin says he had three rounds of correspondence with NPS: the initial termination of his lease; an NPS statement [...]

Jack’s Boathouse, Dead or Alive (Depending on When You Ask)

The Georgetowner had the sad news last week: The National Park Service was kicking Jack's Boathouse out of its 67-year perch on the Potomac River. The letter from the Park Service informed Jack's owner Paul Simkin that NPS was terminating the boathouse's month-to-month lease, which had been in NPS' hands since the Georgetown waterfront property [...]