Robert Devaney

McCooey Milestone: Bar None, He’s Golden

Raise a glass, Washingtonians, to Richard McCooey, who celebrates 50 years in the business world this year, and his 80th birthday on October 14th. You likely have dined at his first classics in Georgetown: 1789 Restaurant or The Tombs, now owned by Clyde’s Restaurant Group.

Taking Flight from the Strip

Las Vegas, Nevada, is a blessing and a bet. Once a simple railroad stop with its underground springs and “meadows,” as its name means, the city sits at the intersection of America’s great deserts and west of one of this nation’s greatest natural wonders: the Grand Canyon. During the Great Depression and the construction of the Hoover Dam, Las Vegas decided to allow and profit from gambling and other sins. And it has not looked back much since . . . until now.

A look into Georgetown's Past

The first Americans called it Tohoga – “sweet land of sassafras.” This settlement may have changed its trails and huts, but Georgetown remains the meeting place for the District and its nation.

Armored Heist Update

News unfolds regarding the robbery that occurred Sept. 30 outside the BB&T Bank on Wisconsin.

First-Ever D.C. 'Antiques Roadshow' Confirms Its Disciples

“I’ve been living for this since January,” said Lorraine Burns of Arlington, who had requested tickets for “Antiques Roadshow ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:23:53 -0500

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest Georgetowner updates.