Lisa Gillespie

City Officials Talk Nighttime Economy

The Nighttime Economy Summit was held at The Hamilton, Downtown’s new 24-hour restaurant and entertainment venue, which opened last month. “Let’s commit to do something this year,” urged D.C. Council chairman Kwame Brown.

Pay Tribute to Our Past Presidents

Over at the Newseum, “Every Four Years: Presidential Campaigns and the Press” will open just in time for Presidents Day. The exhibit explores how media coverage of presidential campaigns has evolved.

Home & Garden, in the Winter

Looking to spruce up your home or complete some last-minute lingering projects? Attend one of the upcoming Spring Washington Home & Garden Shows!

DC Independent Film Festival coming soon

The Washington, D.C., Independent Film Festival is an award-winning event that showcases more than 100 feature, short, animation and documentary films by local, national and international filmmakers.

Celebrate New Year's Day Again

This is the Year of the Dragon, which will be quite evident at the Chinese Lunar New Year Parade, taking place on Sunday, January 29, from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm, on H and I streets, between 6th and 8th streets in Chinatown.

Downtown Observer, November 16, 2011

Public Can Now Search Geographically for Permit Details

The District Department of Transportation announced this month that it has added ...

Downtown Observer Oct. 19, 2011

Celebrate Halloween With Some Culture

Day of the Dead / Los Días de los Muertos, a Mexican custom honoring and remembering ...

Business Ins & Outs

Covering the latest openings, closings, and additions in Georgetown.

DC Restaurant Worker Wins $6M in Abuse Case

D.C. restaurant worker Liana Estona was recently awarded $6 million in damages in her sexual harassment case against her former employer, La Carbonara Restaurant and its owner, Fekeru Bekele, according to the DC Employment Justice Center.

An Artist Visits the White House Past: The Paintings of Peter Waddell

very Tuesday and Thursday through July 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the White House Visitor Center, artist Peter Waddell will discuss his paintings in the exhibit, “An Artist Visits the White House Past.” The exhibit presents fourteen paintings commissioned by the White House Historical Association.

DowntownDC Poised to Take Retail to A Whole New Level

The 10-acre CityCenterDC mixed-use development, now under construction at the Old Convention Center site, will create new retail for Downtown and D.C. CityCenterDC will anchor much of the $600 million in unmet shoppers’ goods retail demand.

New Restaurant to Open in place of Social

The Getaway, a tavern-style restaurant, will open this weekend in the space where Social used to occupy at 14th and Meridian Place NW.

Jazz in the Garden Kicks Off

The National Gallery of Art started their Jazz in the Garden summer series May 27 at 4th St. and Constitution Ave. NW Concerts take place in front of the Pavilion Café at the Sculpture Garden.

Business Ins & Outs, May 2011

The latest comings and goings from local businesses in the Georgetown area.

4th Annual Passport DC

Passport DC, the fourth annual celebration of international culture presented by Cultural Tourism DC, will showcase Washington D.C.'s embassies and cultural organizations with a wide range of performances, talks and exhibits, starting May 7 and running through 24.

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