Robert Devaney

G'town Biz News Bite: '100 Persons for 100 Degrees'

You know you have a tight group of business leaders, when at least 100 persons show up for your June ...

A Happy Birthday at Press Club: Arianna and AOL

Less than six months since the biggest merger in online news history, AOL (America Online) chief executive Tim Armstrong and ...

GT Observer

The latest goings on around Georgetown.

Scientist Couple Ryuji Ueno and Sachiko Kuno Are New Owners of Evermay

Ryuji Ueno and his wife, Sachiko Kuno, founders of Bethesda-based Sucampo Pharmaceuticals and S&R Technology Holdings, have purchased Evermay ...

Neyla Suits Up for a Stylish Book Signing

GQ's Glenn O'Brien holds book signing at Neyla, hosted by Robert Finfer and Michael Yo.

Fancy Food Show Wows, Wins Over D.C.

The 57th Summer Fancy Food Show occupied the exhibit halls of the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, from July 10 to 12, as buyers and other attendees walked the aisles "to spot hot trends, find new ideas and source the latest products for stores and restaurants for the year to come" -- and to sample foods, which included the latest trends and flavors in chocolate, artisanal meats and cheeses, confections, snacks, beverages, salsas, spices and natural and organic products.

A Neighborly 4th of July for Georgetown

The hometown parade along MacArthur Boulevard is a favorite of Georgetowners. Add to that list the Citizens Association of Georgetown's July 4th celebration at Rose Park, kicked by a sidewalk parade of toddlers around the block.

The Northern Neck of Virginia

The birthplace of George Washington, James Madison, James Monroe and Robert E. Lee, Northern Neck lies between the Potomac and Rappahannock Rivers. Early in America's history, its plantation-owning society was a powerful leader with river transport so easily at hand but the peninsula was left behind by the railroad and the nation's expansion. Today, we benefit from this pause in time.

Nationals Park Upgrades With N.Y. Eateries

New York City's Union Square Hospitality Group -- which includes Blue Smoke, Box Frites, El Verano Taqueria and the most ...

Family Fun on Volta Park Day . . . Then, the Thunder

Volta Park pool opens its full summer schedule on June 21: Tuesday through Thursday, 1 to 8 p.m., public; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.; closed Monday.

BID Members, Friends 'Come Out and Play' at Swedish Embassy

Board members, staff, friends and business leaders met June 9 for a lively annual meeting of the Georgetown Business Improvement District at the House of Sweden on the edge of the Potomac.

Hays Family Honored With Lifetime Award From Georgetown Business Association

The Hays family -- and their store, The Phoenix, on Wisconsin Avenue since 1955 -- was given the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award ...

President and Daughters Get Ice Cream in Georgetown on Father's Day

First father, President Barack Obama, treated daughters Malia and Sasha, along with his niece and nephew, to ice cream at ...

DMV Office May Move Out of Georgetown Park

Attention, commercial real estate agents: The District is seeking space for a new Department of Motor Vehicles location. Georgetown Park landlord Vornado Realty Trust is renovating part of the M Street mall, and its plans may include the DMV offices on the lower level.

President Obama and Chancellor Merkel dine at 1789

Before her official welcome to Washington today, President Barack Obama took German Chancellor Angela Merkel to 1789 Restaurant, where they dined alone, having salad and beef tenderloin but no dessert, at the second-floor Wickets Room, June 6.

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