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IN: Rent the Runway Coming to M Street

Rent the Runway, the women’s designer dress, gown and accessories rental ...

District Gets an 'A' for Return On Solar System Investments

If you had $25,000 to invest, which of these three options do you think would provide the highest return ...

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IN: Floating Food Boat Arrives on the River

Thanks to Nauti Foods, D.C’s first food boat, paddlers on ...

Jamestown Properties Buys Vornado’s Half of Georgetown Park for $270 Million

Jamestown Properties -- which works often with local developer EastBanc -- is set to buy half of the Georgetown Park retail and ...

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 ...

Latham Hotel, Citronelle Contents Up for Auction

Who would not want to own one of Michel Richard’s spatulas or knives?

Due to the renovation and conversion ...

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IN: Yummi Crawfish, Cajun Restaurant, Set to Debut on Wisconsin Avenue

Yummi Crawfish Restaurant is opening up its first location ...

Committed to Vinyl: Hill & Dale’s Rob Norton

“Hill & Dale has air conditioning, a couch and Willie Nelson on the LP Wall.”

That’s what an Instagram on ...

Georgetown BID Up for Renewal, We Want Your Input

The Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) is working to extend its term for another five years, as required by the ...

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IN: a New Georgetown Dinette

Alas, Emmy and Harry have retired, sold their business and departed Georgetown. While we will ...

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OUT: 1055 High Sell-Out

The Georgetowner’s most recent featured property – 1055 High – located at 1055 Wisconsin Ave., NW, is ...

Nails Chic: Personalized Care from Hand to Toe

Hidden above a Wisconsin Avenue yoga studio, unbeknownst to many, is another oasis of relaxation.

Since November 2012, Nails Chic ...

Ron Swarthout Earns GBA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Georgetown Business Association will honor Ron Swarthout, longtime proprietor of Georgetown Floorcoverings, the durable business which he ran from ...

Online Retailer Models the D.C. Woman

Fashion duo Alvaro Roche and Elsa Arcila have deep roots in the industry, but it wasn’t until they found ...

Dog Tag Bakery Celebrates Ribbon-Cutting on Grace Street

Dog Tag Bakery, a non-profit bakery that employs veterans, cut the ribbon May 4 at 3206 Grace St., NW. Here ...

Roosters Holds Grand Opening May 1

Roosters, a men’s grooming center at the new retail space next to Safeway on Wisconsin Avenue, held its grand ...

I-Thai Celebrates Grand Opening on M Street

I-Thai, a new Southeast Asian Restaurant and Sushi Bar, at 3003 M St., NW, celebrated its recent opening with a ...

Yamanair Creative Opens at Canal Square

Yamanair Creative, calling itself the first “anti-ad agency” in the U.S., threw a grand-opening party April 30 at its ...

Business Ins & Outs: May 7, 2014

IN: Manuel Cabellos, formerly of his own salon at 1231 34 St., NW, is now at Mon Salon, 1620 Wisconsin ...

Fred Maroon’s ‘Far Out Fashions’ at Artist’s Proof

Fred Maroon might be famous in D.C. for his notable photographs around the Capitol and Georgetown, but how many ...

April 9 Business Ins & Outs

In: After Peacock Room, a cafe with coffees and teas with pastries and savory light meals, at 2622 P St ...

From Government Energy Policy to Classic Italian Design – and Opening an Amina Rubinacci Boutique

Merribel Ayres, a seasoned professional in Washington’s energy and environmental policy community, is spreading her wings on the Georgetown ...

Business Ins & Outs, March 26

Forever 21 Coming to M Street

The clothing and accessories megastore Forever 21 will come to M Street in the ...

Little Acre Flowers: Locally Sourced With Love

A lifelong love of flowers turned into a career opportunity for former international relations consultant Tobie Whitman. Whitman recently launched ...

Calypso St. Barth Opens

The Georgetown shop of Calypso St. Barth -- a “women’s & home store” -- opened Feb. 7 at 3307 M St., NW ...

INS & OUTS

Out: Heiner Contemporary Arts at 1675 Wisconsin Ave., NW, departed artsy Book Hill row early this month. The art gallery ...

Georgetown Business Association Celebrates Awardees, 2013

The Georgetown Business Association held its annual meeting and holiday reception Dec. 11 at Dumbarton House -- along with remarks by ...

Donghia, Luxe Home Furnisher, Moves to Cady’s Alley Jan. 1

Donghia -- which specializes in decorative fabrics and furniture -- is relocating its home furnishings design trade showroom from the Washington Design ...

Condos at Canal and Wisconsin Avenue for Sale in 2014

1055 High, an EastBanc condo project on Wisconsin Avenue between Grace Church and the C&O Canal, will begin selling ...

E-commerce Businesses Set Up Shop in Cady's Alley Bazaar

The future of retail and of Christmas shopping is on display with five unique businesses at the pop-up bazaar in Cady's Alley.

Cannon’s Fish Market Closes Permanently

Closed since August, Cannon’s Fish Market on 31st Street made the suspected official: it will shut down permanently.

Cannon ...

Latham Hotel Sold for $45.4 Million

The Latham Hotel was bought by SB-Urban last week for $45.4M, according to DC records. As reported, the new ...

Gypsy Sally’s, Smith Point Seek Lone Tavern License

There is one tavern liquor license now available in Georgetown, which remains under a neighborhood liquor license moratorium. Because the ...

French Boutique Sandro to Replace Grill Kabob

Sandro, a Paris-based fashion label that sells women’s and men’s clothing, will open its first D.C. store ...

Shop Small on Nov. 30 With BID’s Free ECruiser Rides

Savvy shoppers should head to Georgetown on Saturday, Nov. 30, to “Shop Small” and support neighborhood businesses as part of ...

Quick’s Bus: Long on Family and Service

Quick-Livick, Inc., better known as Quick’s Bus Company, celebrated its 76th anniversary Nov. 18. Quick’s Bus Company provides ...

A New Cool: the George Town Club

You can see that the next generation is taking over at the George Town Club. You can see the changes ...

Egg Replaces Magic Wardrobe

Children’s clothing store, Egg -- specializing in organic fabric and with the slogan, “Nuture your baby in style” -- has replaced ...

Rialto Celebrates Debut With VIP Party

The newest Italian restaurant in Georgetown -- located in the former Guard’s space at 2915 M St., NW. -- threw a ...

SweetFrog Yogurt Opens on Wisconsin Avenue

SweetFrog Yogurt, the pay-by-the-ounce, customized desserts shop at 1737 Wisconsin Ave., NW, at the corner of S Street opened Oct ...

Pandora to Arrive on M Street

Pandora -- with jewelry stores in Tysons Corner, Montgomery and Fair Oaks Mall and many more -- will open at 3213 M ...

Goorin Bros. Hats to Arrive

Goorin Brothers, the classic and “original bold hatmakers” from San Francisco, will set up shop in November. 1214 Wisconsin Ave ...

Einstein Bros. Bagels Opens in Glover Park

Einstein Brothers Bagels opened at 2233 Wisconsin Ave., NW, in the former ground-floor space of stores, Fan Fair and Vespa ...

Carp Full Time in Georgetown

Congratulations to Roger Carp of Long and Foster. Roger Carp is now working full-time as manager of its Georgetown office ...

Eno Wine Bar Starts to Pour

Eno Wine Bar, next at the Four Seasons Hotel, at 2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, opened Oct. 18.

Olivia Macarons Sells Out

Olivia Macarons celebrated its grand-opening this weekend. It is across Dean and Deluca’s and along the west side of ...

Tory Burch Set to Open Nov. 21

Designer Tory Burch will open an accessories boutique Nov. 21 at 1211 Wisconsin Ave., NW.

Goorin Bros. Hat Shop Coming Next Month

Goorin Brothers, the classic and “original bold hatmakers” from San Francisco, will set up shop in November.

McCooeys Take Art, Merchandise Online

The restaurant design group, headed by Karen and Richard McCooey, is branching out into sales of classic American art prints ...

Latham Hotel Re-do: Small Apartments? Added Retail?

“Say farewell to Georgetown’s Latham Hotel,” reported the Washington Business Journal last week. “Preparations are underway to convert the ...

Tory Burch to See November Debut

Tory Burch, the chic designer boutique set to open next month, is finishing its build-out in the old Bebe space ...

Eno Wine Bar Opening Soon

Eno Wine Bar, next at the Four Seasons Hotel, at 2810 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, is set to open in a ...

Sushi-Ko Closed Permanently?

A “For Lease” sign was spotted over the week on the side of the Sushi Ko building at 2309 Wisconsin ...

FAD Georgetown Seeks to Become Perennial Fad

This weekend, fashion and arts will take over the neighborhood of Georgetown, thanks to the Georgetown Business Improvement District. The ...

Rialto Opens; Guards Sign in Online Auction

Another famous space -- once the home of the legendary Guards restaurant which closed last summer -- at 2915 M St., NW ...

Frye Celebrates 150th With Store Near C&O Canal

Frye, the oldest continuously operating footwear company in the United States, opened its third U.S. location in D.C ...

Eno Wine Bar at Four Seasons Due First Week of October

Eno Wine Bar, next to the Four Seasons Hotel, at 2810 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, anticipates an early October opening, according ...

Gypsy Sally’s Ready to Play on Water Street

Gypsy Sally’s, the live music venue and multi-use event at 3401 Water St., NW, above Malmaison Restaurant, will open ...

FAD Georgetown: Oct. 10, 11, 12

Save the dates, Georgetown BID writes: Fashion, art and design will come together this fall as Georgetown launches D.C ...

Italian Restaurant, Rialto, Coming to M Street

Another famous space -- once the home of the legendary Guards restaurant which closed last summer -- at 2915 M St., NW ...

Cannon’s Fish Market Temporarily Closed

Cannon Fish Market -- “purveyors of quality seafood since 1937” -- closed Aug. 12. A window notice by the business at 1065 ...

Gypsy Sally’s to Open Sept. 12 on Water Street

Down at 34th and K, the fun and slightly eccentric Gypsy Sally's rolls out Thursday to the delight to music lovers, recalling Georgetown's heyday of live music venues, such as the Bayou and Cellar Door.

Pho Viet and Grille Coming to Book Hill

The East Asian culinary incursion of Georgetown continues: Pho Viet and Grille (Taste of Vietnam) is getting ready to open ...

Mad Fox Brewing Heads to Glover Park

Mad Fox Taproom announced Aug. 12 that it expects to open in Glover Park by first quarter 2014. It will ...

For 1st Birthday, Luke’s Lobster Offers Live Lobsters

On its one-year anniversary, Aug. 23, Luke’s Lobster Georgetown will roll out live lobster and lobster meat by the ...

Sweetgreen Shut by D.C. Health Dept.

The popular Sweetgreen, founded by Georgetown University students and patronized by their fellow Hoyas, got closed for a day by ...

ShopHouse’s Fresh Fast Food Intrepreneur

The Georgetowner sat down with Chipotle’s concept development director Tim Wildin during the first few minutes of its Aug ...

Amazon's Founder to Buy Washington Post

We know you already know this stunner. It is definitely the talk of this town. When the founder of a ...

Bigger Media Deal at Nearly $1 Billion: Sinclair Broadcast to Buy Allbritton TV Stations

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., has agreed to buy Allbritton Communications' TV stations, which include the Washington's WJLA Channel 7 ...

Cardinal Bank Opens; Ribbon Cutting, Sept. 12

Cardinal Bank at 1825 Wisconsin Ave., NW, next to Safeway, opened Aug. 5. The Tysons Corner-based bank represents Cardinal’s ...

T.J. Maxx to Open Sept. 8

T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods, a new combo store at the Shops at Georgetown Park, will have a grand opening ...

Einstein's Bagels Coming to Glover Park

Einstein Brothers Bagels is making plans — as approved by the D.C. Board of Zoning Adjustment — for a new location ...

Dr. Martens Back on M Street

It is apparently time to stand for something again on M Street: British footwear retailer Dr. Martens will be moving ...

Fashion Boutique Steven Alan Picks Cady's Alley

Steven Alan, the casual fashion boutique for both men and women, is set to open its first D.C. location ...

Mike Isabella Leaves Bandolero

The Mexican restaurant Bandolero has lost its star chef, Mike Isabella, who with others opened the eatery of small plates ...

Dog Tag Bakery Plans Early February '14 Debut

Dog Tag Bakery, a unique non-profit bakery that teams with and trains veterans, is slated to open at 3206 Grace ...

Ezrailson’s Reddz Trading Opens on Wisconsin Ave.

A little bit of now-gone hot Georgetown businesses, Commander Salamander and Up Against the Wall, are back on the street ...

Noodles and Co. Opens Near Safeway

Noodles and Co. opened last week at 1815 Wisconsin Ave., NW, near Safeway and Drybar. The company with hundred of ...

Kintaro to Get Temporary Liquor License

Kintaro, the Japanense restaurant that opened in May at 1039 33rd St., NW., in the former L. Chocolatier space, received ...

Max’s Ice Cream to Stay Through Oct. 31

Max’s Best Ice Cream gets to stay at 2416 Wisconsin Ave., NW, through Oct. 31, in a deal with ...

Media-Marketers BrandLink Moves to M Street

BrandLinkDC, owned and operated by Barbara Martin and Jayne Sandman, has moved its offices to 3109 M St., NW., less ...

BID Annual Meeting With Mayor

The Georgetown Improvement District held its annual meeting June 11 at the Powerhouse building on Grace Street. Georgetown BID board ...

Tuscany Cafe Has Closed

A favorite college student eatery is gone. Tuscany Cafe, the pizza and sandwich joint, next to Booeymonger’s on Prospect ...

GNC Opens on Wisconsin Avenue

GNC, the vitamin, supplements and sports nutrition store, has opened at 1336 Wisconsin Ave., NW. It replaces the clothing store ...

Arcuri Opens in Glover Park

Trattoria Arcuri is now open for dinner. At 2400 Wisconsin Ave., NW, it takes over the space left by the ...

Washington Harbour Sold for $371 Million?

Georgetown’s waterfront landmark, Washington Harbour has been sold, according to bisnow.com, which reported June 18: “A partnership between ...

Pinstripes Restaurant-Bowling Alley to Open in November

One of Georgetown Park’s biggest businesses is set to open in November, according to the neighborhood newcomer. The following ...

Malmaison Officially Opens

Malmaison, conceived as a lunch and dinner restaurant as well as a dessert specialty eatery and bar, was officially opened ...

Georgetown University’s Joyful Week

The neighborhood seems quiet now, but on May 17 Georgetown University began its commencement weekend with post-graduate and special programs ...

More Pie at the Library for 125th Anniversary

Mike Copperthite and his family held a pie reception May 11 and donated a 1913 landmark photograph to the Georgetown ...

Georgetown Bucks Trend; Gets New Shell Gas Station

It seems you can go home again, especially with your car. While other neighborhoods see their old-time gas and service ...

JP’s to Uncover in June

JP’s Night Club, the longtime strip club up at 2412 Wisconsin Ave., NW, is set to reopen in June ...

Red Fire Grill Kabob Extinquished

The Red Fire Grill Kabob at 3299 M St., NW, the corner of 33rd and M, next to Rhino and ...

Jonah’s Treehouse Abruptly Closes

Jonah’s Treehouse, the baby, toddler and preschooler gym, at 2121 Wisconsin Ave., NW, has closed. Owner Vicki Gersten sent ...

Georgetown 2028: ‘Come Out and Plan’

The Georgetown Business Improvement District is thinking big picture and long range.

How is what it is saying about its ...

Jewelry Maker Grows Business at Eastern Market

Twenty years ago, Leah Strugis decided to take up a hobby outside of teaching in Juneau, Alaska, a community founded ...

Third Edition to Become El Centro

Well, you have heard about the change and now it sounds official: replacing the longtime Third Edition, the Mexican restaurant ...

Nike Women’s Half Marathon, April 28; Expo to Close Thomas Jefferson Street, April 27

The inaugural Nike Women Half Marathon, a race to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, will take place in Washington, D ...

Bergerie Decorating to Become a Yoga Studio?

Bergerie Decorating Co., longtime furniture upholsterer and repairer, appears set to change into a yoga place. It is on the ...

J. Crew Makes Its Bigger Move

J. Crew closed April 18 to move a few doors down to its larger reconstructed retail space. It plans to ...

Dr. Martens to M Street

Dr. Martens, the boot and shoe store, plans to open a store at 3108 M St., NW, replacing P&C ...

Georgetown BID Test:

Return Traffic Officers to Return to Wisc. & M?

Relief for drivers and pedestrians alike is coming to the intersection of ...

Biz Group Meets at Smith Point

The Georgetown Business Association met April 17 for its monthly networking reception at Smith Point, one of Georgetown’s celebrated ...

Tagg Magazine Targets Unreached Women’s Community

Washington, D.C., is known for its power players and government workers – they fuel the local economy and drive growth ...

Washington Club’s Patterson Mansion for Sale

The members-only Washington Club’s historic Patterson mansion at 15 Dupont Circle NW is up for sale at an undisclosed ...

‘Made in D.C.’ Comes to Local Hardware Stores

Five locally owned Ace Hardware stores, including Logan Hardware, are teaming up with Think Local First D.C. to spotlight ...

Glen’s Garden Market Takes Place of Safeway Townhouse

On Earth Day weekend, Dupont Circle will be home to an independent specialty market dedicated to sourcing locally grown foods ...

Franklin Park to be Redesigned

The National Park Service, D.C. Government and the DowntownDC BID have come together to transform historic Franklin Park, with ...

BASIS DC Looks for Support

BASIS DC, a new charter school downtown, is reaching out for support and asking community members to host a supply ...

Walgreens Opens in Chinatown

Walgreens opened in March at 801 7th St. NW with 21,400 square feet in Chinatown. The store includes a ...

Penn Quarter FreshFarm Market Reopens

The Penn Quarter Freshfarm Market, reopened Thursday, March 21 and will remain open throuh December 19, marking its 10th year ...

Downtown Neighborhood Association Closes

The Downtown Neighborhood Association has shut down. The organization started seven years ago by Miles Groves to represent community interests ...

Capital Pride Changes Parade Route

Capital Pride announced it will change the end of the parade’s route, changing the route from turning south after ...

Fillmore Arts Center Faces Cuts

The D.C. Department of Public Schools’ 2013-2014 budget includes cuts to the Fillmore Arts Center that leave the program ...

D.C. Springs Forward

Washington, D.C., has seen its share of ups and downs, but after a lull in construction, the cranes are ...

Georgetown BID CEO Joe Sternlieb Sounds Off

Five months ago, Joe Sternlieb took office as CEO of the Georgetown Business Improvement District. After some months under his ...

GSA Awards West Heating Plant to Four Seasons, Levy Group

The General Services Administration concluded its online auction for the West Heating Plant on 29th Street March 6 with a win for “Bidder # 2,” at $19.5 million. The winner? The Levy Group, the Four Seasons and the Georgetown Group (based in New York).

Sweet Frog Yogurt Coming to Wisconsin & S

Coming to the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and S Street, NW, in the former Miller & Arney Antiques, is Sweet Frog ...

Business Group to Meet March 20; Former Head Moves to State Bank of India

The Georgetown Business Association will meet Wednesday, March 20, for a spring networking mixer at TD Bank at 1611 Wisconsin ...

Washington Harbour Goes Up for Sale

MRP Realty and investment partner, Rock- point Group LLC, will put Washington Harbour, the Georgetown retail, office and residential landmark ...

Heating Plant Bid at $15.8 Million

The West Heating Plant, the two-acre government property continues to get bids between two or three bidders. As of Feb ...

Fiola Mare Signs 15-Year Lease with Washington Harbour

Chef Fabio Trabocchi signed a 15-year lease last week with MRP Realty for a new restaurant in Georgetown, according to ...

H.L Poling & Sons Closer to a Georgetown Reality

More details have been revealed about the soon-to-be-opened Georgetown haber- dashery H.L. Poling & Sons, namely about the individuals behind ...

New Boutique Hotels, the Graham and Capella, to Open Early April

Following a multi-million dollar makeover, the Hotel Monticello reopens its doors in early April as the Graham Georgetown. The 57-room ...

Powerhouse: Latest Event Venue

The Powerhouse at 3255 Grace St., NW, along the C&O Canal, is the newest event venue in town, fit ...

DSW Coming to M Street; J. Crew Expands

As DSW, a discount shoe store, prepares to moves into the former Georgetown Park Mall, a long-time tenant of the ...

Homegrown Business Using Kickstarter to Grow

Georgetown architect Marilyn Stern, who has patents on such things as balancing place cards and a pleat-pin drapery system, has ...

Beasley Real Estate Celebrates First Anniversary

Beasley Real Estate founder Jim Bell celebrated the firm’s first anniversary with a gathering to benefit Georgetown Ministry Center ...

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Billy Reid Clothing Store Coming to M Street Billy Reid, the men’s and women’s clothing store with Southern ...

Bonobos Guideshop Opens in Cady’s Alley

For the new Bonobos Guideshop in Georgetown, it’s all about the fit. On Jan. 29, the Bonobos Guideshop opened ...

2012 Laureates Honored at Washington Business Hall of Fame Dinner

Last Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Washington Business Hall of Fame honored its five 2012 Laureates at a dinner at the ...

Beijing, Shanghai in 7 Days

“Want to go to China?” asked a media colleague. On his airline points, no less, so that he would rack ...

In & Out

IN:

Bonobos Guideshop, a menswear business which originally started online, is coming to Cadys Alley. Customers can stop by and ...

Jonathan Adler Finally Opens at N & Wisconsin

After several delays, the Jonathan Adler store at 1267 Wisconsin Ave., NW, has opened. The maker and purveyor of pots ...

Say ‘Bienvenido’ to Massimo Dutti

Georgetown’s fast fashion appeal continues to expand . . . locally and globally. Massimo Dutti opened at 1220 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, its ...

Tuckernuck Sets Up Showroom on Potomac Street

On-line boutique Tuckernuck, named for an island off Nantucket, has established its first brick-and-mortar retail presence at 1052 Potomac Street ...

Gant Opens M Street Store

Gant has opened in Georgetown, marking the brand’s continued retail expansion outside of New York. The 2,000 square-foot ...

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Bowling, Bocce Coming to Georgetown Park That bowling might be going to Georgetown Park was first reported at a meeting ...

Ins & Outs: Nike Town, Mie N Yu and Drybar

Check out what's opened and closed in Georgetown recently.

John Fluevog Brings Funky Footwear to the District

This Wednesday, footwear company John Fluevog celebrated the opening of its ninth U.S. store at 1265 Wisconsin Ave. NW ...

Ins & Outs 10.3.12

IN: Opening in October -- Jonathan Adler Store at Wisconsin Avenue and N Street. Opening in November -- Farmers Fishers Bakers at ...

Georgetown Park Signs T.J. Maxx, HomeGoods; No DMV

After much discussion in the local media, a Sept. 24 Washington Business Journal story reported that “T.J. Maxx and ...

Councilman, BID Get Tour of Georgetown Park Construction; DMV Will Not Return

Councilman-at-large Vincent Orange and staffer Elizabeth Webster and members of the Georgetown Business Improvement District, Crystal Sullivan, Nancy Miyahira and ...

Crunkcakes Adds Booz to Cupcake Buzz

Gourmet cupcakes tend to cater to those who can afford to pay anywhere from $3.50 to $5 for a ...

50 Years of 1789 and the Tombs, and a Party for Founder Richard McCooey

Friends of Richard McCooey who founded two Georgetown classics half a century ago —1789 Restaurant, an upscale fine dining establishment ...

IN & OUT

OUT -- The Magic Wardrobe, a children’s clothing store at 1661 Wisconsin Ave., NW, was closed July 19 by the ...

Pets' Profit

Gus Elfving is not your typical business owner. If a client calls him at 9 p.m. on a Tuesday ...

Ins & Outs

Massimo Dutti will open at 1220 Wisconsin Ave., NW, a space formerly occupied by American Eagle Outfitters. Although the date ...

Refined Bathroom Decor

Waterworks is a unique, family- owned business that — since its 1978 opening in Danbury, Conn. — has been selling everything for ...

The Avocado Café: Unique, Green and Appealing

"We wanted to offer a healthy alternative,” said Steve Toglia, manager at Avocado Café, on Wisconsin Avenue. An avocado lover ...

Novel Non-Stops Take Flight: Whether Flying to Iceland, Mexico or Dubai, There Are More Choices

Washington jet-setters now have a full slate of exciting new options for non-stop travel out of the D.C. area ...

Capitol Hill Hotel

The Capitol Hill Hotel, formerly Capitol Hill Suites, located at 201 C Street, SE, has recently renovated its look from ...

The Georgetown Inn at 50 Celebrates Its History, Plans Renovation

Fifty years after the Georgetown Inn opened to the public, its new owner is planning a multi-year renovation of the ...

Ins & Outs 5.30.12

Mike Isabella’s Bandolero Brings Big Flavors to M Street Bandolero, chef Mike Isabella’s modern Mexican restaurant at 3241 ...

Ins & Outs 5.16.12

MIKE ISABELLA’S BANDOLERO SET TO OPEN MAY 24 It is official: Bandolero, the long-anticipated restaurant at 3241 M Street ...

Georgetown Senior Center at F. Scott’s for Fundraising and Founder, Virginia Allen

The Georgetown Senior Center, headquartered at St. John’s Episcopal Church on O Street, held a fundraiser May 9 at ...

Get the Potomac Off This List

Saturday evening we stood out at the terrace of the Kennedy Center and watched canoes and boats move serenely on ...

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STACHOWSKI MARKET AND DELI OPENS AT 28TH & P

Stachowski Market and Deli has opened in the former Griffin Market space ...

Stylin’ with Brad at Brooks Brothers

Television personality and celebrity stylist Brad Goreski stopped by Brooks Brothers on M Street April 13 during his seven-city book ...

The Water Street Project Kicks Off This Week

The Water Street Project Space is a temporary art gallery located at 3401 Water Street N.W. in Georgetown that ...

Green D.C.

Our nation’s capital takes being green very seriously. We top the list of environmentally-friendly “firsts” time and again. The ...

Ins & Outs 4.4.12

M&T Bank, which has a branch on Thomas Jefferson Street, will be adding another Georgetown location at 1420 Wisconsin ...

U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council Lunch With Hillary Clinton and Laura Bush

Honorees, distinguished guests, journalists and friends crowded inside the Benjamin Franklin room at the State Department on March 21 to ...

An Alternative Way To Stay Cool This Season

D.C. is fraught with pools on top of apartment buildings, D.C.-run community pools and the occasional roof ...

Finding Passion in His Soles

Stepping inside the Running Company near Key Bridge in Georgetown as a runner is like stepping in to Willy Wonka ...

Ins & Outs 3.21.12

Hairstylist Milko has returned to Georgetown. In California for years, Milko (Todorovic) is now at Roche Salon at Washington Harbour ...

Natural Healing—Just what the Doctor Ordered

Natural medicine is nothing new to Dr. Snejana Sharkar. Growing up, her mother would cure her colds with ingredients in ...

Tudor Place, Georgetown's Washington Family Connection

In a town where only the very latest polling data is news, people still care about what came before the rattle of the Metro bus and the latest scandal. At Tudor Place, the past is not only present, it vibrates.

Ins and Outs 2.22.12

A farewell to Antiques of Georgetown, and a hello to Cafe Tu-O-Tu, Suitsupply and Noodles and Company.

Welcome duo, Georgetown's Newest Boutique

Georgetown's newest addition of contemporary women's clothing, duo (with a little “D”), will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday, February 11. The newest boutique in town features upscale, designer apparel and one-of-a-kind hand-crafted accessories, catering to the trendy fashion sense of the District and offering a mix of established and up-and-coming designers

Ins & Outs 1.11.12

The first to come and the first to go in 2011. Here's the storefront business update in Georgetown.

Business Ins & Outs

IN: Oui: Paul Bakery and Café to Open Officially Nov. 21

Say "bonjour" to the new bakery-café near the corner ...

Business Ins and Outs

The Saloun, the live music and dance bar at 3239 M St., N.W., closed Oct. 15. The 20-year-old watering ...

Talkin’ ‘bout my Generation

Hope Solomon, Karen Ohri, and Samantha Hays take on the family trade.

Business Ins & Outs

Town Hall Moving to Replace Blue Ridge Town Hall, formerly of 2340 Wisconsin Ave., will move in to the Blue ...

The Green Phoenix

Home to Congress, Washington D.C. is the center of social movements that sweep our nation. Innovative and inspiring ideas ...

Georgetown Observer August 24, 2011

ANC Votes for Co-Chairs' Redistricting Plan; 8th District Added In response to population growth, the Georgetown Advisory Neighborhood Commission's ...

Key to Georgetown Parking: Creativity

It is not surprising that a considerable chunk of my commute is the series of laps around Georgetown I have ...

Georgetown’s Cake Boss

When Furin began working at the family business at the age of 13, the cakes were always more traditional, shaped like circles or rectangles. Over the years, shows like “Ace of Cakes” and “Cake Boss” inspired customers to ask for more exciting shapes.

Ins and Outs

This week, Georgetown seems to be full of “ins” with no “outs.” Business updates from around the neighborhood.

Georgetown Business Forum displays delicate balance between community and local business

In Georgetown, business always tends to be a balancing act. When your neighborhood is a college town, a high-end retail district, one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Washington, and home to a vibrant nightlife scene, it can be difficult to move around without stepping on anyone’s figurative foot.

Ins and Outs

The latest openings and closings of businesses in Georgetown.

Today, the Debt Ceiling debate is MAD

By the 1980s, the U.S. and the Soviet Union together had amassed 25,000 nuclear warheads aimed at each other. Carl Sagan, the people’s scientist, compared it to two people standing in a room the size of a football field filled up to their chins with gasoline, each holding 10,000 matches and each threatening to light one. Today, the Debt Ceiling debate is MAD.

Under One Roof

Peter Hapstak and Olvia Demetriou sit caddy corner to each other at a long table in the main reception room of their Georgetown office. Their dark clothes set off naturally graying hair in that sleek way that people immersed in the world of art and design often possess, and their easy composure is slightly at odds with their surroundings, which are going through an obvious state of transition.

Ins and Outs

The latest openings and closings of Georgetown businesses.

Up is steeper than down

The economy seems to be counter-intuitive. Good is bad, and bad is good. Why is the slope up a hill steeper than the slope down a hill? Seems like it should be the same, but it never is.

GBA Honors Long-Standing Georgetown Store, The Pheonix

The Georgetown Business Association is honoring one of Georgetown’s oldest family owned and operated establishments, The Phoenix.The Hays family has kept The Phoenix thriving and full of life over the past 55 years by always moving and growing and most importantly, absolutely loving what they do.

Business Ins And Outs

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Local restaurant Garrett’s Restaurant and Railroad Tavern closed its doors at 3003 M St. NW for the last ...

Business Ins & Outs

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

Up & Coming

Sea of Hope Concert June 4

The Epiphany Choir and Youth Orchestra under the direction of choir director, Sang Wook ...

Business Ins & Outs, May 2011

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

Ins & Outs of Business, May 2011

CB2 and Book Hill Bistro are just some of the latest comings and goings of the local business scene.

Farewell Free Sightseeing

As the cradle of U.S. politics, the whole of DC is biding its time and bracing itself for the ...

Business Ins & Outs

The latest business happenings in Georgetown. Stores moving in, and out.

Georgetown Businesses Close, National Chains Move In

Small businesses throughout Georgetown are feeling the strain of the shaky economy. High business taxes and swelling rents, when added to a sluggish retail market, are forcing many businesses to close their doors for good.

Government Math

A one-mile high stack of dollar bills is about $1.4 million. A billion dollars would be about 70 miles ...

Will Tax Cuts For Top Tier Create Jobs?

My company is a small business. I think. We have approximately 25 employees. Even in our hometown Salisbury, North Carolina ...

Chadwicks: A Sense of Home in a Busy City

Chadwicks is a true neighborhood saloon, with the tradition, clientele, and warmth to prove it. It’s the type of ...

Ins & Outs of Local Business

Over the past few months Georgetown has seen many businesses open, a few close down, and some move to new locations. Be sure to get all the information before embarking on your holiday shopping in Georgetown!

Locally Owned

Local businesses are few and far between these days. Each has its own folklore and flavor, and collectively they carry the history of their communities with them. Through the years, the owners of our shops, markets and restaurants have become the keepers of Georgetown’s stories. We hope everyone supports our local businesses, for without our support, they will surely disappear, and with them would go our personal history.

Dog Days

Georgetown's Dr. Lee Morgan seems like a man who has found his niche, not like a safety net, but rather a place to be everything all at once: a responsible community person who loves what he does.

Ward 2 Sees $103 Million in Fiscal Spending

More trouble for Georgetown Park?

The Business of Being in Business

The financial recession found the stock market plummeting to near-record lows. But according to Jack Garson, now is a great time to start a business.

For the Love of Fashion

Sitting smiling, talking on the phone at a desk in the back of Saks Jandel amid racks of stunning Armani ...

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