Lisa Gillespie

GI Film Festival

The GI Film Festival, coming up from May 9 to 15, presents both classic and premier films that showcase stories of the American Armed Forces and experiences of service members. Held just before Memorial Day weekend, the festival includes 31 film screenings and presentations by award-winning Hollywood actors and directors, as well as panel discussions with soldiers, journalists, authors and filmmakers.

DC Area Receives ‘F’ Grade for Smog Levels

he American Lung Association issued a report giving DC and Arlington ‘F’ grades for smog.

6th Annual DC Yoga Week

Held between Sunday, May 15 and Saturday, May 22, the main highlight is “Yoga on the Mall,” which will take place on Sunday, May 15 between 1:30 and 4:30 p.m.

Donald Trump Invests in Wine Country

Trump told the Washington Post he sees the purchase as a great real estate deal, but not as an opportunity to continue the wine making of previous owner of the vineyard, Patricia Kluge. “I’m really interested in good real estate, not so much in wine,” he said.

Moms Like Us

In celebration of Mother's Day, The Georgetowner found a new mom who we think exemplifies the Washington experience. WUSA news anchor and DC Moms Like Me blogger Angie Goff balances motherhood with her bustling career and a long distance marriage. Pictured on the cover with daughter Adora, Goff spoke with us about the trials and triumphs of being a Metropolitan mom.

Stacy Berman: The New Face of Georgetown Long & Foster

Stacy Berman fills the shoes of Darrell Parsons, who served in the Georgetown office for over 20 years, but she's excited to grow the Long & Foster/Christies International brand in Georgetown. “People are proud of their homes no matter where you live in the world, but even more so in Georgetown. I walk down the street and see the pride people take in their homes.”

State of the Downtown Forum Cancelled, Citing Protest Conflicts

Downtown DC BID cancelled their State of the Downtown Forum scheduled last week after the Metropolitan AFL-CIO announced a protest ...

Celebrate the Royal Wedding in DC

Can’t make it to the royal wedding where Prince William will marry Kate Middleton? There’s an app for that.

More Development Coming to China Town, Metro Center

Douglas Development Corporation nabbed real estate on the northeast corner of 7th and H Streets near one of the city’s busiest pedestrian intersections and where Douglas redeveloped the historic block of 7th Street between G and H Streets in Chinatown.

Whitman-Walker Named Clinic of the Year

Established in 1978, Whitman-Walker Clinic is a non-profit, community-based provider of health care in the Washington metropolitan area. The clinic was recently named Clinic of the Year by the Capital City Area Health Education Center.

D.C. Statehood & Emancipation Day Linked

More than 3,100 slaves were freed on April 16, 1862. 149 years later, DC will host a celebration of the occasion with a federal holiday on April 15 and a daylong festival and parade on April 16.

Tis' the Season for Farmers Markets

The Penn Quarter FRESHFarm Market reopened for the year in March between D and E Streets on 8th St.

Youth Art Poster Contest at Union Station

The National Cherry Blossom Festival invited students from DC public and charter schools to participate in the poster art contest.

Find Out More About Your Neighborhood

The Washington, D.C. Economic Partnership’s 2011 Neighborhood Profiles book is now available, which overviews 37 District communities and major commercial corridors, including Downtown DC.

Politics and Prose Under New Ownership

Politics and Prose came under new owners last week after Barbara Meade and David Cohen, who started the store 27 years ago, decided to sell four months before Cohen's wife, Carla, died in October. Bradley Graham and Lissa Muscatine, both Washington journalism and public policy veterans, will become the store’s new owners later on this spring.

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