Robert Devaney

Unique Events Mark 200th Anniversary of Washington's Capture and Burning

Two hundred years on Sunday, Washington's government and military buildings were on fire. The nation's capital was occupied by British forces. A nation's shame and defeat would be reversed in three weeks at Fort McHenry.

Uber Begins Delivery Service Test in D.C.

The car service Uber launched a grocery service in D.C. this week, testing the quick-delivery business model in upmarket neighborhoods.

Dump the Dumpsters

If you have been traveling around Georgetown within the last several months, you may have thought to yourself that there ...

BID Can Help You Create a Parklet


The Georgetown Business Improvement District wants to help create parkets around town. The following is from the Georgetown BID:

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4th Annual Rum Day D.C. Becomes More Than Just a Day

For those who love rum and love those who love rum, National Rum Day brought a nice mix of people ...

Chadwick's to Close; to Be Replaced by Mr. Smith's

Another Georgetown classic is about to vanish, and another Georgetown classic was about to vanish.

Chadwick's on K Street ...

Woman on Moped, Struck by Truck, Dies

A women, riding her moped on Connecticut Avenue last week, was struck by a truck. She later died at the hospital.

Mr. Smith's on M Street to Close by September

Chalk up another loss for classic Georgetown restaurants: opened almost 50 years ago, Mr. Smith's will soon close.

Neyla Restaurant to Close Aug. 17

A popular oasis of Middle Eastern cuisine, Neyla on N Street will close Sunday but hopes to find another place.

Love Locks Getting Clipped Off Key Bridge, DDOT Says

Like those in Paris, locks of love are now on Key Bridge -- but not for long, as D.C. transportation department is cutting them off the railing on Thursday.

Major Construction Projects in Town Are Underway

It seems like half of Georgetown is under reconstruction half the time. On the list: Duke Ellington School, Hyde-Addison School, Rose Park playground and the old Georgetown Theater.

D.C. Parks to Begin Closing Spray Parks, Outdoor, Children's Pools; Volta, Jelleff Pools to Close Aug. 24

The summer will soon be coming to a close -- with schools opening and public pools closing.

Restaurateur Richard McCooey Dies

Restaurateur Richard McCooey -- founder of the 1789 Restaurant, the Tombs and F. Scott's -- died Aug. 6. A funeral mass will be held in September at Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown.

Neighbors and Duke Ellington School Agree on Rooftop Rules

Another agreement between a big school and its neighbors was signed Aug. 1 on the lawn of the Duke Ellington ...

Checking in with Joe Sternlieb

Last time we saw Joe Sternlieb, CEO of the Georgetown Business Improvement District, better known as the BID, after a ...

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