Number One Dog Tag Employee Hails from Marine Corps Family

Number One Dog Tag Employee Hails from Marine Corps Family

There are 18 staffers and 11 fellows — 31 in total. The non-profit bakery, which opened at 3206 Grace St. NW ...

Beleaguered Georgetown U. Track Team Under Fire for Sexual Misconduct

Beleaguered Georgetown U. Track Team Under Fire for Sexual Misconduct

After facing an investigation earlier this year over racial bias, the Georgetown University track program is being probed about allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Georgetown Business Association Welcomes New President, Veep

Georgetown Business Association Welcomes New President, Veep

Before meeting at Dog Tag Bakery, the Georgetown Business Association elected Sonya Bernhardt as president and Hope Solomon as vice president.

Blaze of Glory

Blaze of Glory

If you ever had the opportunity to sit within a couple of feet of Blaze Starr, the legendary queen of ...

Will Greece and China Affect My Portfolio and Why Do We Care?

Will Greece and China Affect My Portfolio and Why Do We Care?

If you’ve been watching the news lately you have seen China’s stock market fall by a third in ...

New Sentencing Hearing for Voyeuristic G'town Rabbi

New Sentencing Hearing for Voyeuristic G'town Rabbi

Disgraced former Kesher Israel rabbi Barry Freundel will head back to court in a bid to reduce his 6-1/2-year prison sentence for voyeurism.

Bowser Signs Synthetic Drug Act into Law

Bowser Signs Synthetic Drug Act into Law

"The signing today is groundbreaking," said Metropolitan Police Chief Cathy Lanier July 10 of a new D.C. law cracking down on the sale of dangerous, synthetic drugs.

Bowser Set to Crack Down on Synthetic Drug Sales

Bowser Set to Crack Down on Synthetic Drug Sales

Mayor Muriel Bowser plans to sign new legislation that will authorize local police and government officials to “take swifter and stronger action against businesses that sell synthetic drugs."

Arrest Made in July 4 Stabbing in Metro That Left A.U. Grad Dead

Arrest Made in July 4 Stabbing in Metro That Left A.U. Grad Dead

Charged in the stabbing death of Kevin Joseph Sutherland in the Metro, Jasper Spires was in police custody on robbery charges a day before the July 4 attack.

'All Clear' Given After False Gunshot Reports at Walter Reed

'All Clear' Given After False Gunshot Reports at Walter Reed

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center reopened and resumed regular operations Monday afternoon after being shut down and searched by police for the larger part of the day due to a reported single gunshot on the campus.

Dog Tag Bakery: We Can Bake It

Dog Tag Bakery: We Can Bake It

FDR could have been speaking about Dog Tag Bakery, located on the perfectly named Grace Street, just past the C ...

Dog Tag Fellows: From Baghdad to D.C.

Dog Tag Fellows: From Baghdad to D.C.

That fellow at Dog Tag Bakery just might be a veteran who has quite the story to tell. Some are ...

ANC Report: Airbnb;  Yarrow Marmout

ANC Report: Airbnb; Yarrow Marmout

The Georgetown–Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held its July meeting June 29 to discuss, among other things, home rentals ...

Confirmed: ‘Will You Marry Me, Jackie?’ Asked at Martin’s Tavern

Confirmed: ‘Will You Marry Me, Jackie?’ Asked at Martin’s Tavern

After decades of being labeled a local legend, a Martin’s Tavern booth is now confirmed to be the official ...

The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Times They Are A-Changin’

Writing and singing in 1963, Bob Dylan gave us an anthem for the 1960s in “The Times They Are A-Changin ...

Murphy's Love: Breaking Through to Real Female Friendships

Murphy's Love: Breaking Through to Real Female Friendships

*Dear Stacy:

I am a 20-something professional woman and have a hard time making female friends. I work in an ...

Georgetown Gets Four New Liquor Licenses

Georgetown Gets Four New Liquor Licenses

Four Georgetown establishments, including the Georgetown AMC and Chaia Tacos, have acquired new liquor licenses, the Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration announced last week.

Weekend Round Up June 25, 2015

Weekend Round Up June 25, 2015

Things to do this weekend: a pop art show at Artist's Proof, a garden tour at Tudor Place, the Book Hill Dog Parade and more!

Charleston Slayings Stop Time, Blot Out the News, But Bring Us Together

Charleston Slayings Stop Time, Blot Out the News, But Bring Us Together

Sometimes, a story—an event, really—stops everything, and a kind of murmuring, shocked stillness ensues in its wake. Such is the way with the Charleston massacre last week.

A Daughter's Love Story: the Legacy of Carol Stuart Watson

A Daughter's Love Story: the Legacy of Carol Stuart Watson

“The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Carol Stuart Watson, the Nation’s Capital Illustrator” was the name of Marjorie Young ...

Business Ins & Outs

Business Ins & Outs

Circulator Bus Now Runs Through National Mall

Navigating the National Mall is now made easier with a new Circulator bus ...

Lauralyn Lee Thanked by Georgetown

Lauralyn Lee Thanked by Georgetown

Georgetown University bid farewell to Lauralyn Lee, its associate vice president for community engagement and strategic initiatives, June 4 with ...

Georgetown University Joins Big Brands, Other Schools In UN Push for Gender Equality

Georgetown University Joins Big Brands, Other Schools In UN Push for Gender Equality

UN Women announced today that Georgetown University, along with Twitter, Oxford University and others, has made hard commitments towards furthering gender equality as part of the HeforShe campaign.

Weekend Round Up June 18, 2015

Weekend Round Up June 18, 2015

Summer begins this weekend: Fit Foodie 5K Race, the Shops at Wisconsin Place, a food face-off, Rose Park movie nights, Yoga in the Park and Nordic Jazz Festival 2015.

The Jack Evans Report:  Taking Charge of Metro’s Finances

The Jack Evans Report: Taking Charge of Metro’s Finances

Many of you have read about the troubled financial state of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, also known as ...

Who Does Your Financial Advisor Work For?

Who Does Your Financial Advisor Work For?

Pop quiz: Who does your financial advisor work for? The easy litmus test is to take a look at the ...

Dave Chappelle Electrifies Duke Ellington Commencement

Dave Chappelle Electrifies Duke Ellington Commencement

Comedian Dave Chappelle returned to Washington, D.C., Sunday to give the commencement address to his alma mater, Duke Ellington School for the Arts.

From 'Dracula,' 'Frankenstein' to 'Star Wars,' 'Lord of the Rings': Film Legend Christopher Lee Held Sway

From 'Dracula,' 'Frankenstein' to 'Star Wars,' 'Lord of the Rings': Film Legend Christopher Lee Held Sway

Christopher Lee, who passed away in London June 7 at the age of 93 of heart and respiratory problems — will ...

2 Dead in House Fire Near Dupont Circle Reported to Be Georgetown Students

2 Dead in House Fire Near Dupont Circle Reported to Be Georgetown Students

Two persons killed in a June 3 house fire on Riggs Place were reportedly Georgetown University students.

Beau Biden: 'the Finest Man Any of Us Have Ever Known'

Beau Biden: 'the Finest Man Any of Us Have Ever Known'

The vice president's son, Beau Biden, was 46 years old and died May 30 in Bethesda of brain cancer.

Residents to Leave Water Street Condos for Repairs

Residents to Leave Water Street Condos for Repairs

Residents of a high-end, 72-unit building on the Georgetown waterfront will be moving out temporarily for repairs to a structure just over ten years old.

Weekend Round Up May 28, 2015

Weekend Round Up May 28, 2015

Last weekend of May: Awesome Con, golf for U.S. Army history at Fort Belvoir, Twilight Jumpers at Great Meadows, Cupcake tour of Georgetown, Upperville Horse Show.

Helping Out Our College Grads

Helping Out Our College Grads

Touring my old neighborhood in Logan Circle with my daughter recently, looking for her first one-bedroom apartment without roommates, I ...

Georgetown University Professor Sentenced to Death in Egypt

Georgetown University Professor Sentenced to Death in Egypt

Public policy professor Emad Shahin has been sentenced to death in Egypt on charges of espionage. Luckily for him, he's safe in Washington, D.C., as a visiting professor at Georgetown University.

D.C. Cracks Down on Unlicensed Rentals

D.C. Cracks Down on Unlicensed Rentals

That was the case when D.C. Superior Court Judge Maurice Ross ordered Douglas G. Jefferies, the owner of a ...

Police Seek Person of Interest in Quadruple Homicide in Woodley Park

Police Seek Person of Interest in Quadruple Homicide in Woodley Park

The horrific and dramatic murder in a well-to-do D.C. neighborhood has made international headlines and hit home for those who knew them.

Georgetown Rabbi Sentenced to 6 1/2 Years  for Voyeurism

Georgetown Rabbi Sentenced to 6 1/2 Years for Voyeurism

Barry Freundel, former rabbi of Kesher Israel Congregation at 28th and N Streets NW, was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in ...

Bluesman B.B. King (1925-2015): the Thrill Is Not Gone for Us

Bluesman B.B. King (1925-2015): the Thrill Is Not Gone for Us

Bluesman B.B. King, a legend in his and many people’s times, a man who personified the music he ...

Obama at Georgetown: 'It's Hard Being Poor'

Obama at Georgetown: 'It's Hard Being Poor'

A unique panel met May 12 at Georgetown University's Gaston Hall to discuss the difficult topic of poverty in America. One of the panelists happened to be the President of the United States.

Casper 'Snooze Bar' Offers Naps, Affordable Mattresses

Casper 'Snooze Bar' Offers Naps, Affordable Mattresses

Casper has been selling mattresses online hassle-free since 2013. But starting today, potential bed buyers can now try out the ...

One of Two ‘Good-Looking’ Thieves Arrested

One of Two ‘Good-Looking’ Thieves Arrested

A suspect believed to be one of the two well-dressed, “beautiful” robbers who mugged two Georgetown students (at two locations) at gunpoint was arrested May 8.

Murder Case of Albrecht Muth to Become Film, Starring Christoph Waltz

Murder Case of Albrecht Muth to Become Film, Starring Christoph Waltz

The life-and-death drama of Viola Drath and her murderous husband Albrecht Muth -- dubbed "The Worst Marriage in Georgetown" -- is set to become a movie.

GW's Knapp: 'Universities Key Part of Urban Cultural Landscape'

GW's Knapp: 'Universities Key Part of Urban Cultural Landscape'

GWU President Steven Knapp spoke at the Georgetown Media Group’s Cultural Leadership Breakfast about the university's many efforts, including the Corcoran and the Textile Museum.

Remembering Fallen D.C. Firefighter Kevin McRae

Remembering Fallen D.C. Firefighter Kevin McRae

D.C. firefighter Kevin McRae collapsed and died after the fire in Shaw May 6. The cause of his death is not yet known. He is the District's 100th fallen firefighter.

Fire Shutters Good Stuff Eatery

Fire Shutters Good Stuff Eatery

A kitchen fire at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 2, shut down Good Stuff Eatery at 3291 M St. NW ...

D.C.’s New Business Man

D.C.’s New Business Man

Back in the early 1800s, a French writer toured the embryonic United States, just a few decades after independence. It ...

Edens Unveiled: The 87th Georgetown Garden Tour

Edens Unveiled: The 87th Georgetown Garden Tour

Every year, eventually, spring comes to Washington.

The long-awaited season is an outward-bound explosion, an effusion of nature, basking in ...

Bank of Georgetown Celebrates 10 Years

Bank of Georgetown Celebrates 10 Years

Founded in 2005, Bank of Georgetown is celebrating 10 years in business. Chartered in D.C., the bank was cofounded ...

Helping to End Human Trafficking: Two Women, Two Organizations

Helping to End Human Trafficking: Two Women, Two Organizations

April 16 was the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C. More than 3,000 enslaved ...

D.C. Tourism Increases, Brings in the Cash

D.C. Tourism Increases, Brings in the Cash

D.C. experienced a record-breaking year in tourism for the fifth year in a row, the city’s tourism agency ...

New Alcohol Regulations Allow for Boozy Cupcakes, Give Festivals Liquor License Eligibility

New Alcohol Regulations Allow for Boozy Cupcakes, Give Festivals Liquor License Eligibility

New legislation that went into effect May 3 gives bakeries the opportunity to apply for a license allowing them to ...

Mother's Day Weekend Highlights

Mother's Day Weekend Highlights

Looking to treat mom to brunch, flowers or even a boat ride? Georgetown offers a variety of uniqueness for Mother's Day.

Pink Wave Sighted at Last

Pink Wave Sighted at Last

Only last week, we thought that winter was lingering a little too long as we observed the baskets of holiday ...

End the Delay on Hyde-Addison Renovations

End the Delay on Hyde-Addison Renovations

The parents and supporters of Hyde-Addison Elementary School on O Street are to be commended for their unwavering commitment to ...

Freddie Gray Rally

Freddie Gray Rally

On April 29, DC Ferguson led a rally for Freddie Gray, the unarmed black man who died after his spine ...

Rash of Car Break-ins Leads to Arrest

Rash of Car Break-ins Leads to Arrest

A local man, Jahmar Thaxter, was arrested April 22 in connection with 19 car break-ins that took place across the ...

Remembering Texan Jim Wright: 'Mr. Speaker' Played a Mean Harmonica

Remembering Texan Jim Wright: 'Mr. Speaker' Played a Mean Harmonica

As a Washington columnist, I covered and got to know Jim Wright and his wife, Betty, during the final 20 ...

Georgetown ANC Tonight: Hyde-Addison School 2016 Budget; Address by Jack Evans

Georgetown ANC Tonight: Hyde-Addison School 2016 Budget; Address by Jack Evans

The Georgetown-Burleith Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E will discuss budget funding for the Hyde-Addison addition and renovation.

5 More Speed Cameras Set Up Around Town

5 More Speed Cameras Set Up Around Town

Five new speed enforcement cameras in the District were activated by the Metropolitan Police Department May 4.

D.C. Group Marches in Support of Freddie Gray

D.C. Group Marches in Support of Freddie Gray

D.C. Ferguson led a rally on April 29 evening for Freddie Gray from Chinatown to the Wilson Building on Pennsylvania Avenue.

Hillary Clinton Finishes April Fundraisers in D.C.

Hillary Clinton Finishes April Fundraisers in D.C.

Candidate Hillary Clinton visited the Georgetown home of Elizabeth Frawley Bagley on 29th Street in Georgetown for an afternoon fundraising luncheon April 30.

Board Votes No to Historic Status for Heating Plant

Board Votes No to Historic Status for Heating Plant

The vote by the D.C. Historic Preservation Review Board allows an easier path for design review and approval for the development of the West Heating Plant on 29th Street in Georgetown.

New Traffic Signal Timing Begins Friday for Downtown, Georgetown

New Traffic Signal Timing Begins Friday for Downtown, Georgetown

Almost 650 intersections in the greater downtown Washington, D.C., area will undergo traffic signal "timing optimization" on Friday, April 24. The project continues throughout May.

Weekend Roundup, April 23

Weekend Roundup, April 23

The biggest weekend is here: ‘Trading Futures’ at Artist's Proof, Dumbarton House walking tour, D.C. Filmfest closing, National Arboretum Garden Fair along with Georgetown House Tour and Georgetown French Market.

Keeping It Close to the Chest with Boobypak

Keeping It Close to the Chest with Boobypak

Very few people can say they started their own business on their lunch break, but Christina Conrad of Boobypack did ...

Tom Moser, Maine's Wizard of Wood

Tom Moser, Maine's Wizard of Wood

"We give a second life to trees," said Thomas Moser, founder of Thos. Moser Handmade American Furniture, whose company seems ...

The Second District’s New Commander

The Second District’s New Commander

Melvin Gresham was promoted to commander of the Second District on April 6. He formerly served as a captain in ...

Recognition for Hometown Tennis Heroes of Jim Crow Era

Recognition for Hometown Tennis Heroes of Jim Crow Era

Few people know that the Williams sisters weren’t the first African American siblings to take tennis by storm. Before ...

Second Life: Jim Graham Does Adult Entertainment

Second Life: Jim Graham Does Adult Entertainment

Former D.C. Council member Jim Graham is taking on a new career. He is now special events director at ...

Employee Buys Georgetown Hairstyling

Employee Buys Georgetown Hairstyling

"There will be no changes," said Vanussa Mendes, who with her husband purchased Georgetown Hairstyling, the century-old barber shop business ...

New Management at Georgetown Gas Station

New Management at Georgetown Gas Station

The Georgetown gas station at 2715 Pennsylvania Ave N.W. is under new management.

The former Lukoil/Georgetown Getty has ...

George Town Club Welcomes New GM

George Town Club Welcomes New GM

Carolyn Papetti is set to become the new general manager of the George Town Club by June 1. She will ...

12th Annual  French Market

12th Annual French Market

This Friday and Saturday, visitors to the stretch of upper Wisconsin Avenue known as Book Hill may feel like calling ...

Celebs and Dignitaries Take Over the National Mall for Earth Day Concert

Celebs and Dignitaries Take Over the National Mall for Earth Day Concert

The Global Citizen 2015 Earth Concert packed the National Mall with people all day long on April 18. The concert was powered by solar energy, while food trucks all over the mall fed concertgoers.

Ford's Theatre Hosts Tribute to Lincoln on 150th Anniversary of Assassination (photos)

Ford's Theatre Hosts Tribute to Lincoln on 150th Anniversary of Assassination (photos)

Hundreds gathered for a candlelight vigil in front of Ford's Theatre, and a wreath laying ceremony on the steps of the Petersen House commemorating the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s death on April 15.

Mika Brzezinski Wants You to Know Your Value

Mika Brzezinski Wants You to Know Your Value

Mika Brzezinski may be the co-host of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and a New York Times best selling author but she’s also leading a conversation about empowering women in the workforce.

D.C. Emancipation Day Events This Thursday

D.C. Emancipation Day Events This Thursday

This Thursday, April 16 marks the 153rd anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Washington, D.C. The day's events will include a parade, a concert, movie screenings, fireworks and more.

Gunter Grass (1927-2015): Re-Righting Painful German Memories

Gunter Grass (1927-2015): Re-Righting Painful German Memories

The Nobel laureate wrote of German literary, cultural, societal and moral loss of memory or re-arranging of the same, which afflicted many adult Germans who survived World War II.

Sidewalks to Expand for Final Cherry Blossom Weekend

Sidewalks to Expand for Final Cherry Blossom Weekend

This weekend, the Georgetown Business Improvement District will widen sidewalks on M street to accommodate increased foot traffic from tourism around the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

Weekend Round Up April 9, 2015

Weekend Round Up April 9, 2015

A busy weekend is upon us: Civil War lecture, D.C. Design House preview, Blessing of the Fleets, Shakespeare's birthday, the Hoya newspaper's 95th, Upperville Daffodil Show and Salomé Chamber Orchestra.

Spotted in Georgetown: Gio Gonzalez

Spotted in Georgetown: Gio Gonzalez

Gio Gonzalez, starting pitcher for the Washington Nationals, was seen shopping along M Street April 7 with friends and his ...

Georgetown House Tour on April 25 Will Feature Quality Hill Mansion on Prospect Street and 7 Other Homes

Georgetown House Tour on April 25 Will Feature Quality Hill Mansion on Prospect Street and 7 Other Homes

The Georgetown House Tour, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, April 25, will open the doors to ...

Jackson Art Center Lease Extended to 2018

Jackson Art Center Lease Extended to 2018

The Jackson Art Center at 3050 R St. NW has successfully negotiated with the District government an extension of its ...

Georgetown Spring Gallery Walk, April 17

Georgetown Spring Gallery Walk, April 17

The Georgetown galleries on Book Hill are one of the last remaining clusters of local art in the city. Along ...

Meet the New Boss

Meet the New Boss

Ever since Muriel Bowser – not unexpectedly – won the November general election, becoming the District of Columbia’s second female mayor ...

Warby Parker on M Street

Warby Parker on M Street

Online hipster eyeglass outlet Warby Parker, announced Thursday that the company had signed a lease in Georgetown at 3225 M ...

Telling the World’s Stories  from a Sustainable D.C. Home

Telling the World’s Stories from a Sustainable D.C. Home

On a rainy Friday morning in April, a throng of visitors waited for their tour time inside the new National ...

In the Shadow of Abraham Lincoln

In the Shadow of Abraham Lincoln

No single group of Americans is as revered in American hearts and minds – minds, especially – as the Founding Fathers, that ...

Another Eggcelent White House Easter Egg Roll (photos)

Another Eggcelent White House Easter Egg Roll (photos)

The First Family hosted the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll under sunny skies and summer-like temperatures on Easter ...

Spring Gallery Walk, April 17

Spring Gallery Walk, April 17

The annual Spring Art Walk, presented by Georgetown galleries on Book Hill, will take place on April 17.

Club Monaco to Take Over Rhino Bar Space

Club Monaco to Take Over Rhino Bar Space

Four years after the Ralph Lauren-owned retailer departed Georgetown, Club Monaco will take over the Rhino Bar space at 3295 M St. NW.

'Mad Men' Artifacts Donated to Smithsonian (photos)

'Mad Men' Artifacts Donated to Smithsonian (photos)

In a March 27 ceremony, the National Museum of American History accepted a donation of more than 50 artifacts from the TV show, "Mad Men," including costumes, props and a script.

Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel to Bring 'Zero to One' Lessons to Georgetown University

Billionaire Investor Peter Thiel to Bring 'Zero to One' Lessons to Georgetown University

Peter Thiel, the multi-billionaire investor who founded PayPal and Palantir Technologies and played a key role in funding Facebook, SpaceX and LinkedIn, lectures at Georgetown University tomorrow.

Bowser to Deliver Her First State of the District Address

Bowser to Deliver Her First State of the District Address

Mayor Muriel Bowser will deliver her first State of the District address—based on the theme, “Pathways to the Middle Class”—5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 31, at the Lincoln Theatre.

Citizens Meeting Takes on Old and New Transportation Choices -- and Traffic, of Course

Citizens Meeting Takes on Old and New Transportation Choices -- and Traffic, of Course

After the traffic and transit talk, it is on to the DDOT meeting on parking -- 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 1, at St. John's Church on O Street.

A. James Clark: He Built This City

A. James Clark: He Built This City

There’s an old saying that goes something like “by his deeds shall you know him" with regard to summing up a person’s life. For A. James Clark, it was more like "by Washington's cityscape, you shall know him."

Mt. Zion Cemetery Resurrection

Mt. Zion Cemetery Resurrection

Last issue’s cover story about the desecration of Georgetown’s Mt. Zion Cemetery, near the corner of Q and ...

Summer Opening for Watergate Hotel with ‘Mad Men’ Styling

Summer Opening for Watergate Hotel with ‘Mad Men’ Styling

Closed for seven years, the once legendary Watergate Hotel – part of the equally legendary Watergate complex on the Potomac River ...

David Bernand Returns to Four Seasons as GM

David Bernand Returns to Four Seasons as GM

David Bernand returned to Georgetown this week as general manager of the Four Seasons Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue. Seven years ...

SoulCycle on Wisconsin Avenue

SoulCycle on Wisconsin Avenue

The trendy spin studio SoulCycle will take over a former Georgetown restaurant and hookah bar later this year. The company ...

London’s West End Men’s Fashion Comes to Georgetown

London’s West End Men’s Fashion Comes to Georgetown

On March 20 and 21, Sterling & Burke, the stylish, upscale leather goods and specialty-gifts store on Pennsylvania Avenue, hosted “Bespoke ...

EagleBank: Banking on Politics

EagleBank: Banking on Politics

EagleBank is best known in Georgetown as a local community bank, specializing in providing its customers with personal care. The ...

Beyond the Blossoms: One Company’s Mission to Preserve Tradition

Beyond the Blossoms: One Company’s Mission to Preserve Tradition

Each spring, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the Japanese gift to the United States of more than 3,000 ...

Enjoying the Cherry Blossoms on Land and Water

Enjoying the Cherry Blossoms on Land and Water

The Tidal Basin is about to get very cherry and crowded. Here are some other ways to enjoy spring and the cherry blossoms of Washington, D.C.

U.S. Attorney Retires With Unfinished Business

U.S. Attorney Retires With Unfinished Business

Almost everything that anyone connected with the still ongoing investigation of former Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 mayoral campaign does ...

Watergate Hotel Marks Topping Off, Set for Summer Opening

Watergate Hotel Marks Topping Off, Set for Summer Opening

With Mayor Muriel Bowser and others on hand, the new owners of the Watergate Hotel promise retro glamour and grand luxury with a $125-million renovation.

Weekend Round Up March 12, 2015

Weekend Round Up March 12, 2015

Up for the weekend: Rock and Roll for children, Cloverfest, Dumbarton House chamber music -- and "A Culinary History in 100 Bites."

Mapping Rents in D.C. 'Hoods: Georgetown Is Tops

Mapping Rents in D.C. 'Hoods: Georgetown Is Tops

As if anyone needed another reminder about how expensive housing is in the District of Columbia, apartment rental site Zumper mapped the cost of a month’s rent in a one-bedroom apartment in D.C. neighborhoods.

The Taming of the Internet

The Taming of the Internet

The last week of February was pretty monumental in the world of free speech.

Let’s start with the win ...

Four Seasons GM Departs

Four Seasons GM Departs

General manager Dirk Burghartz has departed the Four Seasons Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue to run a Four Seasons resort in ...

Mayor's Office Tells Business Group: 'Spend More Money'

Mayor's Office Tells Business Group: 'Spend More Money'

Mayor Bowser couldn't attend the Feb. 25 GBA meeting but sent a senior advisor in her place who urged Georgetown businesses to "spend more money."

Last Chance for Waterfront Skating

Last Chance for Waterfront Skating

Don't miss your last chance to skate at the Washington Harbour rink! The rink closes Sunday, March 1 before transitioning back to a fountain.

Smoke and Fire at Steve Madden Building

Smoke and Fire at Steve Madden Building

On Wednesday, Feb. 25, just before 10:40 a.m. smoke poured out of the Steve Madden building at 3109 M St. NW in Georgetown. No one was injured by the fire that caused the smoke.

An Evening with ‘Believer’ David Axelrod

An Evening with ‘Believer’ David Axelrod

David Axelrod started off as a journalist, then became a political consultant and then a senior advisor to a president ...

Mayor Bowser’s Office Answers Marijuana Questions

Mayor Bowser’s Office Answers Marijuana Questions

Initiative 71 goes into effect on Feb. 26, legalizing marijuana possession and cultivation in the District.

If only it were ...

Georgetowners Stay in Touch with GroupMe

Georgetowners Stay in Touch with GroupMe

Georgetown residents, police and retailers have come to rely on the Business Improvement District’s GroupMe messaging account to get ...

Martin’s Holds Its Annual Thank You

Martin’s Holds Its Annual Thank You

Martin’s Tavern, established 1933, threw its annual employee and customer appreciation party Feb. 17, as chef Gregorio Martinez brought ...

Salon Ilo’s Aaron Lichtman: 1962-2015

Salon Ilo’s Aaron Lichtman: 1962-2015

Aaron M. Lichtman, 52, passed away Feb. 8. He was born May 3, 1962, in Washington, D.C., and worked ...

For Sweet Sixteen, WFP Invests in Tech Edge

For Sweet Sixteen, WFP Invests in Tech Edge

With 16 years of success under their belts, Tom Anderson, Dana Landry, Bill Moody and Marc Schappell at Washington Fine ...

Chief Wins Whistleblower Lawsuit

Chief Wins Whistleblower Lawsuit

“This is a clear violation of the District of Columbia Whistleblower Protection Act,” said Metropolitan Police Department officer Hilton Burton ...

Arnaud de Borchgrave, Legendary Newsman, Dies at 88

Arnaud de Borchgrave, Legendary Newsman, Dies at 88

The debonair Washington newsman Arnaud de Borchgrave, former editor-in-chief of the Washington Times and foreign correspondent for Newsweek for 30 years, died Feb. 15.

Rhino Bar Auctioning Off Its Contents

Rhino Bar Auctioning Off Its Contents

Closing Feb. 28, Rhino Bar is selling off its rhino head, signs from the old bars, Winston's and the Shamrock, and a lot of signed jerseys from famous athletes.

FBI Director at G.U.: Don't Let Police Off the Hook

FBI Director at G.U.: Don't Let Police Off the Hook

“I’m not willing to let law enforcement off the hook,” FBI Director James B. Comey said in a speech about policing and race Thursday at Georgetown University’s Gaston Hall.

All Things Media: It’s Not About Brian

All Things Media: It’s Not About Brian

Obviously, the latest media brouhaha is all about the NBC News anchor Brian Williams, but it is as much about where NBC News is heading.

Dumb Moves on Dumbarton

Dumb Moves on Dumbarton

Major non-approved changes, including the stuccoing of exterior brick walls and removal of multi-paned windows, that were recently made to ...

It’s a Snow Day, Not Judgment Day

It’s a Snow Day, Not Judgment Day

Every winter, with the prospect of imminent snow – not to mention wind, cold and ice – people who go to school ...

Cuban Realities: Will History           Repeat Itself?

Cuban Realities: Will History Repeat Itself?

[Editor’s note: The following commentary is in response to the Jan. 14 Georgetowner cover story, “Cuban Dreams.”]

Since 1959 ...

Fillmore School Property Lists for $14 Million

Fillmore School Property Lists for $14 Million

The Fillmore School property, located at 1801 35th St. NW, has been listed for $14 million with TTR Sotheby’s ...

Former Georgetown Univ. VP Linda Greenan Joins Cardinal Bank

Former Georgetown Univ. VP Linda Greenan Joins Cardinal Bank

Some people just aren’t the retiring type. Linda Greenan is known around town for her work, before she retired ...

City Deficit Grows with Firefighters' Overtime Settlement

City Deficit Grows with Firefighters' Overtime Settlement

A 14-year quarrel about overtime pay for the District’s firefighters is about to come to a head – at the ...

Weekend Round Up January 22, 2015

Weekend Round Up January 22, 2015

This weekend, check out "The Widow Lincoln" at Ford's Theatre, "Hot to Cold" at the Building Museum, a soup competition and more!

Auto Show Pulls Up for 10 Days at Convention Center

Auto Show Pulls Up for 10 Days at Convention Center

The Washington Auto Show begins Jan. 23 through Feb. 1 with ten days of exhibits, entertainment, celebrity sightings and contests.

Ellington School Construction Over Budget

Ellington School Construction Over Budget

The $139-million Duke Ellington School for the Arts Modernization Project is running over budget, according to the Department of General ...

D.C. Shows Solidarity in Wake of Terror Attacks in France

D.C. Shows Solidarity in Wake of Terror Attacks in France

Hundreds gathered inside and outside the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue Jan. 7 to stand with those in France and elsewhere ...

Weekend Round Up January 8, 2015

Weekend Round Up January 8, 2015

Weekend update: Elvis's birthday party at Gala Hispanic Theatre, Kids in the Kitchen at Children’s National Medical Center, Portraits of Le Corbusier, Citizens' oral history program at City Tavern.

The Lives They Led: Cuomo, Brooke, Scott, Sprenger, Herrmann, Rainer, Dickens, Myerson

The Lives They Led: Cuomo, Brooke, Scott, Sprenger, Herrmann, Rainer, Dickens, Myerson

We remember the lives of those who passed away at the end of 2014 (and at the beginning of 2015).

Georgetown-Burleith ANC Meets Tonight:  DDOT Bridge Report; Duke Ellington; P Street Hotel

Georgetown-Burleith ANC Meets Tonight: DDOT Bridge Report; Duke Ellington; P Street Hotel

The Georgetown-Burleith ANC will hold its monthly meeting tonight to discuss upcoming area projects.

Inaugural 2015: Back to the Future With Mayor Bowser

Inaugural 2015: Back to the Future With Mayor Bowser

Mayor Muriel Bowser was inaugurated today as the Mayor of the District of Columbia at the Washington Convention Center. She is D.C.'s seventh elected mayor under home rule and its second female mayor.

D.C. Fisheries & Wildlife Department May Bail Out NPS to Fix Fletcher’s Boathouse

D.C. Fisheries & Wildlife Department May Bail Out NPS to Fix Fletcher’s Boathouse

A D.C. department may have the money to help fix up Fletcher's Cove and Boathouse, if it can get the place termed non-commercial.

Duke Ellington Gets Official Groundbreaking for Its Modernization Project

Duke Ellington Gets Official Groundbreaking for Its Modernization Project

The 35th Street school is closed until September 2016 for redesign, renovation and additions. The interior of the school will contain an atrium and a new 850-seat theater. The rooftop will have a classroom along with limited-use space.

GBA Elects New Officers, Celebrates at Ukrainian Embassy

GBA Elects New Officers, Celebrates at Ukrainian Embassy

The Georgetown Business Association elected a totally new group of its top four officers at the Embassy of Ukraine, where U.S-Ukraine friendship was also recognized.

Glover Park Hardware to Close Jan. 15

Glover Park Hardware to Close Jan. 15

Confirmed: the popular Glover Park Hardware Store, at 2251 Wisconsin Ave. NW for almost 10 years, will close its door Jan. 15.

Fan Favorite, Nats Fest Returns to the Convention Center

Fan Favorite, Nats Fest Returns to the Convention Center

Players and fans mingled at the annual Nats Fest that included autographs, photos, batting practice, merchandise and fun.

The Media Set Him Up: Brown’s Stepfather

The Media Set Him Up: Brown’s Stepfather

No one but the media heard Michael Brown's stepfather Louis Head shout, "Burn the b**** down!" so how could he have incited a riot?

Down Dog Yoga's Owners Go With the Flow

Down Dog Yoga's Owners Go With the Flow

When Patty Ivey opened Down Dog Yoga in 2003, her intention was to leave the teaching to her partner, yoga ...

Michele Conley (1962 to 2014): A Braveheart Against Cancer

Michele Conley (1962 to 2014): A Braveheart Against Cancer

A fighter to the end, Michele Conley, founder of Living in Pink, a cancer research charity, died of cancer Nov. 28.

Stewart and Bahari Preview ‘Rosewater’ in D.C.

Stewart and Bahari Preview ‘Rosewater’ in D.C.

Jon Stewart, the host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” screened his new movie, “Rosewater,” at the Newseum on ...

Crosswalks at Cross Purposes

Crosswalks at Cross Purposes

In an attempt to improve pedestrian safety in and around Washington Circle, where Pennsylvania Avenue, New Hampshire Avenue and K ...

Open Friday for Ice Skating: Washington Harbour, NGA Sculpture Garden Ice Rink

Open Friday for Ice Skating: Washington Harbour, NGA Sculpture Garden Ice Rink

This year, the ice and the cold weather are aligned for the debut of ice skating rinks in Georgetown and on the National Mall.

Washington Design Center Celebrates New Digs, New Energy

Washington Design Center Celebrates New Digs, New Energy

After its move, the Washington Design Center officially settles in at the Franklin Court Building.

Robberies in Georgetown and Near Cathedral Rattle Residents

Robberies in Georgetown and Near Cathedral Rattle Residents

Recent robberies, involving handguns, occurred in places they usually do not -- and two of them, a few blocks away from a D.C. police station.

Ina Ginsburg, Arts and Fashion Patron, Warhol Muse, Dies at 98

Ina Ginsburg, Arts and Fashion Patron, Warhol Muse, Dies at 98

Ina Ginsburg, who wrote about and was part of the Washington arts, social and political scene for decades, died at her home Sunday.

Georgetown Heritage Sets $9-million Goal to Save C&O Canal, Replace Boat

Georgetown Heritage Sets $9-million Goal to Save C&O Canal, Replace Boat

Due to cuts in the National Park Service budget, the C&O Canal National Park was unable to afford repairs ...

Arc’teryx Opening First East Coast Store in CityCenter

Arc’teryx Opening First East Coast Store in CityCenter

High-end Canadian outdoor clothing and outfitting company Arc’teryx is planning to open its first east coast store at CityCenter ...

Cyber Security: More Than Just Passwords

Cyber Security: More Than Just Passwords

Cybercrime is here to stay. There have been so many headlines about data breaches and stolen user credentials that the ...

Few D.C. Surprises: After All That Campaigning, It's Bowser . . . Oh, Yeah, Pot Will Be Legal

Few D.C. Surprises: After All That Campaigning, It's Bowser . . . Oh, Yeah, Pot Will Be Legal

Yes, Muriel Bowser won it, running away -- and there will some new councilmembers. The D.C. election was nowhere as dramatic as the national elections.

Georgetown-Burleith ANC Meets Tonight: Liquor Licenses, Prospect Place

Georgetown-Burleith ANC Meets Tonight: Liquor Licenses, Prospect Place

Tonight's advisory neighborhood commission meets tonight to check up on public safety, restaurant requests and the plans for the new retail on Prospect Street.

'La Boheme': Puccini's Passion for All

'La Boheme': Puccini's Passion for All

It’s the opera for people who don’t like opera, but perhaps more importantly, for people who do like opera, especially familiar ones.

Bradlee: the Editor Who Showed Us How Important Editors Are

Bradlee: the Editor Who Showed Us How Important Editors Are

Ben Bradlee may have been a man's man, as many recounted this week, but he is also an editor's editor, who made his writers better.

Bradlee's Good Life Celebrated at National Cathedral and Home

Bradlee's Good Life Celebrated at National Cathedral and Home

Unique gatherings of family, friends and admirers underscored the more than full life of editor and Georgetowner Ben Bradlee.

Latham Apartment Designs Gain Zoning Approval

Latham Apartment Designs Gain Zoning Approval

With some design changes made, developers pass the zoning test for their small units at the former Latham Hotel on M Street.

A Different Springsteen at Verizon Center for Washington International Horse Show (photos)

A Different Springsteen at Verizon Center for Washington International Horse Show (photos)

At the horse show, Jessica Springsteen of Colts Neck, N.J., kicked off the first day of international jumper competition with a win, riding Davendy S. Jessica may not yet be as well known as her dad Bruce.

Jack Evans Report: CFO’s Strategic Plan

Jack Evans Report: CFO’s Strategic Plan

Councilman Jack Evans reviews the bold goals, outlined in the Strategic Plan for the Office of D.C.'s Chief Financial Officer -- and encourages D.C. citizens to do the same.

The 2014 Mayor’s Race  Improper Question and Several Endorsements

The 2014 Mayor’s Race Improper Question and Several Endorsements

Before I begin my analysis and express my personal endorsement in the D.C. mayoral race, I have to take ...

Muriel for Mayor

Muriel for Mayor

There is an often-noted lack of enthusiasm in the electorate considering the choices in the 2014 race for Mayor of ...

Concealed Carry Controversy

Concealed Carry Controversy

It is clear and absolute. A Federal court has ruled that residents be allowed, for the first time in 40 ...

Cowboy Express Startles D.C. Commuters

Cowboy Express Startles D.C. Commuters

At the height of rush hour at Key Bridge and M Street, protestors on horseback from out West entered the ...

Washington, D.C., Ranks in Top 3 for Rat Population

Washington, D.C., Ranks in Top 3 for Rat Population

Rats are no strangers to Georgetowners, notorious for their scurrying around the neighborhood’s sidewalks and waterfront when the sun ...

Business Ins + Outs

Business Ins + Outs

A stunned Berkebile was surrounded by well-wishers, as he entered the Woodrow Wilson House on S Street with his wife Sandy on Sept. 27.

Ben Bradlee, Lion of American Journalism, Dies at 93

Ben Bradlee, Lion of American Journalism, Dies at 93

Ben Bradlee died Tuesday, Oct. 21 as The Georgetowner was going to print. We remember him fondly. Photo By Jeff Malet

Beloved Duke Ellington Principal Dies of Heart Attack

Beloved Duke Ellington Principal Dies of Heart Attack

Father John Payne, Head of School for Duke Ellington, died suddenly Oct. 9. He was at the school for 20 years.

The Last Baseball Story: Until Next Year, Nationals, Orioles

The Last Baseball Story: Until Next Year, Nationals, Orioles

"There’s no crying in baseball!” So said Tom Hanks in "A League of Their Own.” Unfortunately, that's not quite true for our writer and this year's last games for the Washington Nationals.

New Barriers on M Street and Key Bridge to Foil Lane Cheaters

New Barriers on M Street and Key Bridge to Foil Lane Cheaters

New barriers at M Street and Key Bridge direct traffic and restrict those trying to get to the left-lane turn at the last moment.

200th Anniversary of 'Star-Spangled Banner' Gets Highest Salute at Fort McHenry, Inner Harbor

200th Anniversary of 'Star-Spangled Banner' Gets Highest Salute at Fort McHenry, Inner Harbor

Over the weekend, the 200th birthday of "The Star-Spangled Banner" was celebrated around Baltimore, at the Inner Harbor and at Fort McHenry.

Business Ins & Outs

Business Ins & Outs

IN: Rent the Runway Coming to M Street

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

ANC2E Report Condo Redesign, Ein House, New Exec

ANC2E Report Condo Redesign, Ein House, New Exec

Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E held its monthly meeting on Sept. 2, as a few problems concerning new construction were worked ...

Date Rape: It's the Rapist's Fault

Date Rape: It's the Rapist's Fault

A number of comments made by prominent figures in the past few weeks’ have brought rise to an ugly but ...

9/11: Here We Are Again

9/11: Here We Are Again

We are upon the 13th anniversary of 9/11, and here, it seems, we are again.

Most of us, it ...

Privacy: A Quaint Notion

Privacy: A Quaint Notion

Nothing is sacred. For those of you inclined, Google tracks your porn searches.

The Emotion of Becoming an American Citizen

The Emotion of Becoming an American Citizen

These days, if you want to talk about immigration, or naturalization, or American citizenship, people are likely to get angry ...

All Things Media:

All Things Media:

I never took Sara Just for a masochist. The incredibly smart, able, talented and – by the way – thoroughly nice ABC ...

Police to Issue Tickets to Litterers

Police to Issue Tickets to Litterers

Watch out: that trash could cost you cash. D.C. Police will be enforcing anti-littering laws with $75 tickets and more.

Business Ins + Outs

Business Ins + Outs

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 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 ...

Paul Bakery and Café Hosts 4th Annual Baguette Relay Race in Penn Quarter

Paul Bakery and Café Hosts 4th Annual Baguette Relay Race in Penn Quarter

The annual baguette relay race at Paul Bakery has become a Bastille Day favorite in D.C.

Hundreds Protest Proposed Dominion Cove Point Natural Gas Export Terminal in Md.

Hundreds Protest Proposed Dominion Cove Point Natural Gas Export Terminal in Md.

In the nation's capital, environmentalists protested a planned gas export terminal on the Chesapeake Bay.

A Question of Leadership

A Question of Leadership

You hear a lot today about a political leader’s leadership ability, or lack thereof. You hear about what the ...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Georgetowner,

Thank you for raising the question of how traffic flows on the streets of Georgetown. I am sure ...

Marion Barry: His Life, His Way

Marion Barry: His Life, His Way

In the summer of 1978, I attended an alley party, a gathering of neighborhood friends on Capitol Hill near the ...

Georgetown BID Up for Renewal, We Want Your Input

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 ...

Obama Speaks at Georgetown Waterfront Park

Obama Speaks at Georgetown Waterfront Park

President Barack Obama brought his motorcade down K Street July 1 and delivered a speech at Georgetown Waterfront Park at ...

Woman Pulled From River Ruled a Suicide

Woman Pulled From River Ruled a Suicide

Found floating just feet from the banks of the Potomac River June 23, the woman, who died later in the hospital, committed suicide.

BuddhaFest: Mindfulness for Stressed Washingtonians

BuddhaFest: Mindfulness for Stressed Washingtonians

Just over Key Bridge, relax and check out BuddhaFest at the Artisphere in Rosslyn, today through June 22.

For the Love of the Flag: Smithsonian, Hillary Clinton Honor Ralph Lauren

For the Love of the Flag: Smithsonian, Hillary Clinton Honor Ralph Lauren

A powerful, emotional slice of America was on display June 17 at a naturalization ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum ...

Nails Chic: Personalized Care from Hand to Toe

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 ...

BID Report: Optimistic Assessment of Georgetown’s Economy

BID Report: Optimistic Assessment of Georgetown’s Economy

Brimming with data, ideas and direction, the State of Georgetown Report 2014 by the Georgetown Business Improvement District sees a bright future for D.C.'s oldest neighborhood.

Through War, Movies and Baseball, We Remember Suzi Best

Through War, Movies and Baseball, We Remember Suzi Best

Suzi Gookin, a columnist for The Georgetowner during the 1970s and 1980s, was memorialized for making quite an impression and her own history.

End of a Rocky Road for Serendipity 3 in D.C.

End of a Rocky Road for Serendipity 3 in D.C.

It is over for Washington's version of Serendipity 3, after mismanagement and other problems make it quietly close its doors.

Washington Honors Greatest Generation at D-Day and Midway Anniversaries (Photos)

Washington Honors Greatest Generation at D-Day and Midway Anniversaries (Photos)

Anniversaries for D-Day and the Battle of Midway over the weekend recalled the achievements of "The Greatest Generation," now slipping away from us.

A Walking and Biking Trail from Palisades to Georgetown?

A Walking and Biking Trail from Palisades to Georgetown?

Some see the old Glen Echo trolley right-of-way as a chance to construct a trail for walking and biking. Others want the land left alone in its natural state.

Weekend Round Up June 5, 2014

Weekend Round Up June 5, 2014

First weekend of June has this for you: Volta Park Gala, a town favorite; "Total Art " at the Women's Museum; Bible lecture at Georgetown University.

Ron Swarthout Earns GBA Lifetime Achievement Award

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 ...

Georgetown Tobacco Imperiled by New Tax

Georgetown Tobacco Imperiled by New Tax

To the Editor:

I am the owner of Georgetown Tobacco, a store I established in 1964 and now celebrating our ...

A Weekend Alive With Music: Volta Park, Adams Morgan, Embassy Series

A Weekend Alive With Music: Volta Park, Adams Morgan, Embassy Series

With the rain and the fire past, this weekend gave us a chance to enjoy life and its many kinds of music.

Who Me? Mr. Sterling, the Man in the Mirror and Media Hypocrisy

Who Me? Mr. Sterling, the Man in the Mirror and Media Hypocrisy

There is more to this story, especially media-wise, about the Clippers owner and our own reactions.

3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Is a Huge Hit (photos)

3rd USA Science & Engineering Festival Is a Huge Hit (photos)

It was all about science and engineering -- skills the U.S. needs for advancing in the 21st century -- at the convention center over the weekend.

Smithsonian Dinosaur Hall Closes for 5-Year Overhaul (photos)

Smithsonian Dinosaur Hall Closes for 5-Year Overhaul (photos)

We took one last look at the Smithsonian's Dinosaur Hall, which closed for renovation Sunday. It will reopen in 2019.

DMV Office to Reopen Tomorrow, April 29

DMV Office to Reopen Tomorrow, April 29

After being shut down two years ago, Georgetown's DMV office on M Street will reopen tomorrow in a new, expanded space.

Retailer Alice and Olivia Set to Make Mid-Atlantic Debut in Georgetown

Retailer Alice and Olivia Set to Make Mid-Atlantic Debut in Georgetown

High-end women's clothing boutique Alice + Olivia has signed a 10-year lease to fill the retail space at 3303 M Street, NW, left vacant since Qdoba Mexican Grill closed in January.

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

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 ...

Georgetown Senior Center  Receives Donation

Georgetown Senior Center Receives Donation

The Georgetowner, in partnership with EagleBank, presents the Georgetown Senior Center with a check representing the proceeds of this past ...

Cherry Blossom Festival Ends in Perfect Style (photos)

Cherry Blossom Festival Ends in Perfect Style (photos)

The National Cherry Blossom Festival ends with a parade, fireworks and family activities -- but the blossoms are still here to enjoy.

Applicants Camp Out for 4 Liquor Licenses in Georgetown

Applicants Camp Out for 4 Liquor Licenses in Georgetown

Waiting in line for liquor licenses in Georgetown causes a bit of a media buzz.

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

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 ...

Potomac’s Present & future

Potomac’s Present & future

We live near it, skim its surface, appreciate its natural beauty -- and taste it every day. It is the powerful ...

Opening Day 2014: What's New at Nationals Park

Opening Day 2014: What's New at Nationals Park

You know who the new coach and players are. Check out the new clubs, concessions and food choices at Nats Park for 2014.

Smithsonian Receives John Coltrane Saxophone to Kick Off Jazz Appreciation Month (photos)

Smithsonian Receives John Coltrane Saxophone to Kick Off Jazz Appreciation Month (photos)

America's treasure house of memories -- the Smithsonian Institution -- got really jazzy this week. It picked up John Coltrane's saxophone.

National Cherry Blossom Festival 2014 Begins with Family Days at Building Museum (photos)

National Cherry Blossom Festival 2014 Begins with Family Days at Building Museum (photos)

The Cherry Blossom Festival has begun with Family Days. Expect the peak bloom April 8 through April 12, says the National Park Service.

Circus Spectacular at the Verizon Center (photos)

Circus Spectacular at the Verizon Center (photos)

The circus is in town, and it is still the greatest -- and maybe even the largest -- show in the world.

Mayor Gray Strikes Back at Corruption Allegations; Catania in Race

Mayor Gray Strikes Back at Corruption Allegations; Catania in Race

The race for mayor just got super-hot -- expect more of the same in the weeks ahead -- and more questions.

Forever 21 Coming to M Street

Forever 21 Coming to M Street

Georgetown's range of clothing retail stores, whether affordable or otherwise, continues to expand.

Yes, on Decriminalization of Pot, But . . .

Yes, on Decriminalization of Pot, But . . .

We hear that business is booming in the legal marijuana trade in Colorado.

That’s good news, right?

Well, maybe ...

Congratulations on 50 Years to Georgetown Tobacco

Congratulations on 50 Years to Georgetown Tobacco

Congratulations to David Berkebile, founder of Georgetown Tobacco on M Street, who established his business on March 15, 1964. Berkebile ...

Under Armour Buys Former Nathans Building for $12.25 Million

Under Armour Buys Former Nathans Building for $12.25 Million

Already part of the Georgetown scene, Under Armour founder and CEO Kevin Plank got a little more involved a few ...

Old Georgetown Board Rejects EastBanc Condo Designs

Old Georgetown Board Rejects EastBanc Condo Designs

The condos planned for 36th and Canal Road will have to wait, as the developer's concept gets a thumbs down for being out of character with the neighborhood.

Thompson Plea Implicates Mayor Gray

Thompson Plea Implicates Mayor Gray

Businessman Jeffrey Thompson's plea deal is a bombshell for the voters and mayoral candidates, looking to the April 1 Democratic primary -- especially incumbent Mayor Vincent Gray.

Bank of Georgetown Celebrates Curt Winsor, New Building

Bank of Georgetown Celebrates Curt Winsor, New Building

A reception and ribbon cutting was held Feb. 5 at the newest Bank of Georgetown branch, named for its late co-founder Curtin Winsor III.

Under Armour Store Planned for Old Nathan's Space

Under Armour Store Planned for Old Nathan's Space

The seller and buyer of the trophy Wisconsin & M building are two families which know each other: the Heon and the Plank families.

ANC Meeting Moved to March 4: Duke Ellington School, Exorcist Steps Condos Are Top Items

ANC Meeting Moved to March 4: Duke Ellington School, Exorcist Steps Condos Are Top Items

The ANC 2E meeting was moved to Tuesday night at Georgetown Visitation Prep. It includes a visit by Councilman Jack Evans, who is running for mayor.

The  Redrawn Corcoran: a Question of Leadership

The Redrawn Corcoran: a Question of Leadership

On Feb. 19, the long-troubled Corcoran announced a plan for George Washington University to take over its landmark 17th Street ...

Iconic Wisconsin & M Building Sells for $12.25 Million

Iconic Wisconsin & M Building Sells for $12.25 Million

Talk about trophy retail: the building at Wisconsin Avenue and M Street was sold by the Heon family, which owned it for 100 years.

Town Liquors Shut Down for 10 Days

Town Liquors Shut Down for 10 Days

A 10-day shutdown proves a costly violation for Town Liquors, which was cited for selling alcohol to minors.

Tudor Place Earns $100,000 Grant

Tudor Place Earns $100,000 Grant

One of Georgetown's crown jewels received well-deserved and needed funds -- to match -- for renovation and historical upkeep.

Archaeology: a Favorite Georgetown Subject

Archaeology: a Favorite Georgetown Subject

A well attended archaeology lecture on a beautiful Saturday afternoon? It's a Georgetown thing.

 Getting Warmer: Biz Group Meets at Neyla

Getting Warmer: Biz Group Meets at Neyla

It will be an active year for Georgetown businesses -- and the GBA is looking to make business smoother for everyone.

Dean & Deluca Cited Again for Health Code Violations

Dean & Deluca Cited Again for Health Code Violations

Also closed last year for a day, Dean & Deluca reopened after the Feb. 19 closure by the Health Department.

The Cameras Lack One Element

The Cameras Lack One Element

I come from a rural area that at this moment is getting pounded by the “Polar Vortex.” Indiana to be ...

When Firefighters Fail to Respond

When Firefighters Fail to Respond

There don’t seem to be too many facts in contention here.

Medric Cecil Mills a 77-year-old District Parks & Recreation ...

Little Acre Flowers: Locally Sourced With Love

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 ...

Son Suspect in Stabbing of Parents at Q Street Home: Father Dead, Mother Injured

Son Suspect in Stabbing of Parents at Q Street Home: Father Dead, Mother Injured

The shocking news came Sunday morning that a reportedly mentally ill son had attacked his elderly parents, resulting in the father's death.

Muth Found Guilty of Murdering His Wife, Viola Drath

Muth Found Guilty of Murdering His Wife, Viola Drath

Guilty. So ends the sad and strange story of Viola Drath and Albrecht Muth.

Mayoral Debate: in Search of Gray and of Issues

Mayoral Debate: in Search of Gray and of Issues

The mayoral debate at Dumbarton House Jan. 9 was surprised by an uninvited candidate -- but missed the incumbent, Mayor Vincent Gray.

Georgetown Senior Center Thanksgiving: 'With a Little Help From My Friends'

Georgetown Senior Center Thanksgiving: 'With a Little Help From My Friends'

"What would you think, if I sang out of tune? Would you stand up and walk out on me? Lend ...

Paying Tribute to JFK at Arlington on the 50th Anniversary of His Death (photos)

Paying Tribute to JFK at Arlington on the 50th Anniversary of His Death (photos)

On Nov. 22, 50 years to the day of his assassination, President Kennedy was honored by family members, officials and citizens at his grave in Arlington Cemetery.

Kathleen Sebelius on Capitol Hill (photos)

Kathleen Sebelius on Capitol Hill (photos)

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebellius took a grilling from Congress on the broken HealthCare.gov -- and we have the photos to prove it.

Stop! Thief! On a Bike?

Stop! Thief! On a Bike?

Stay alert, people: there has been a bicyclist robbing pedestrians of their mobile devices.

 SweetFrog Yogurt Opens on Wisconsin Avenue

SweetFrog Yogurt Opens on Wisconsin Avenue

Add another frozen yogurt shop to your taste list: this one is the widely anticipated sweetFrog Yogurt, now at Wisconsin Avenue and S Street.

Olivia Macarons Sells Out

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

Tory Burch Set to Open Nov. 21

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

Big Changes Ahead for Georgetown Below M Street

Big Changes Ahead for Georgetown Below M Street

In coming years, watch for major construction and upgrades in lighting, signage and transportation in Georgetown, south of M Street to the river.

Mary Meyer Honored by Georgetown Senior Center

Mary Meyer Honored by Georgetown Senior Center

The Georgetown Senior Center, founded by Virginia Luce Allen in 1982, honored one of its longest-serving volunteers, Mary Meyer. Working ...

West End Library Plans  Move to Watergate

West End Library Plans Move to Watergate

With redevelopment by EastBanc set for 24th and L Streets, NW, the West End Public Library plans a move to ...

Jack Germond: Unforgettable Reporter's Reporter

Jack Germond: Unforgettable Reporter's Reporter

A meat-and-potatoes newman, Jack Germond was a print journalist who looked the part on television, too.

Stars of Russian Ballet Perform at National Gallery of Art (photos)

Stars of Russian Ballet Perform at National Gallery of Art (photos)

As a new exhibit opens at the NGA, the Russian Ballet performed dance excerpts this past Sunday.

'Justice for Trayvon' Rally Held in D.C. (photos)

'Justice for Trayvon' Rally Held in D.C. (photos)

D.C., like many places across the nation, saw a rally that asked for "Justice for Trayvon," after the not guilty verdict.

Traffic Alert: Key Bridge Reopens After Bomb Threat; 37th Street Detour

Traffic Alert: Key Bridge Reopens After Bomb Threat; 37th Street Detour

What is it about Key Bridge? Closed briefly after a bomb threat. Plus: a partial street closure for two weeks.

July 4th Parade, New Playground; 'Liberty and Justice for Some'

July 4th Parade, New Playground; 'Liberty and Justice for Some'

The parade on MacArthur Boulevard is a 4th of July tradition -- so is D.C. government officials' lamenting lack of full representation.

Serendipity 3 and Sushi-Ko Closed; to Re-open Soon?

Serendipity 3 and Sushi-Ko Closed; to Re-open Soon?

Noted restaurants, Sushi-ko and Serendipity 3, briefly closed.

Fillmore School Funds Refilled

Fillmore School Funds Refilled

After a brief dust-up, full funding has been assured for the Fillmore Center for the Arts.

Prodigal Panda Returned to Zoo

Prodigal Panda Returned to Zoo

He may not be black and white and red all over, but the adventure of Rusty the red panda on ...

Obama Goes Bold on Climate Change Fight in Georgetown Speech

Obama Goes Bold on Climate Change Fight in Georgetown Speech

President Barack Obama outlined his administration's comprehensive action plan to deal with climate change in a landmark speech at ...

In the Steps of George Washington: Obama to Deliver Address at Georgetown University June 25

In the Steps of George Washington: Obama to Deliver Address at Georgetown University June 25

President Obama will visit Georgetown University June 25 for the third time to give a major address on climate change.

Fans Mob D.C. Premiere of 'White House Down'

Fans Mob D.C. Premiere of 'White House Down'

If you were down on K Street near the waterfront last Friday evening, you could not miss the screaming fans for the D.C. opening of "White House Down."

Tea Party Rallies Against the IRS and Immigration Reform

Tea Party Rallies Against the IRS and Immigration Reform

The Tea Party demonstrated outside the Capitol June 13. On its list of concerns: the NSA, IRS, immigration reform and the president.

Weekend Round Up June 20, 2013

Weekend Round Up June 20, 2013

Your weekend plans have a wide range: the Building Museum, Tudor Place, Arlington, Oatlands and the National Cathedral.

The Democrats Crush the Republicans, This Time in Baseball

The Democrats Crush the Republicans, This Time in Baseball

In the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park, June 13, the Democrats shut out the Republicans.

BID Annual Meeting With Mayor

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 ...

Pinstripes Restaurant-Bowling Alley to Open in November

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 ...

Jane Austen Is Very Becoming  at Dumbarton House

Jane Austen Is Very Becoming at Dumbarton House

June 12 marked the beginning of the second annual Jane Austen Film Festival at Georgetown’s historic Dumbarton House.

The ...

Surprise: Former House Speaker Celebrates 70th at Cafe Milano

Surprise: Former House Speaker Celebrates 70th at Cafe Milano

Former Speaker of the House and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, along with his wife Callista, was given a surprise birthday ...

 It’s Official: Jack Evans Announces Mayoral Bid

It’s Official: Jack Evans Announces Mayoral Bid

Ward 2 Councilman Jack Evans, the longest serving member of the District Council and a Georgetown resident, made it official ...

InternsROCK! Rocks the Gap

InternsROCK! Rocks the Gap

The Washington Center took over the Gap on Wisconsin Avenue Thursday night for a special event as part of their ...

Leading Social Conservatives Gather in D.C. for Faith & Freedom Conference (photos)

Leading Social Conservatives Gather in D.C. for Faith & Freedom Conference (photos)

Citing a "radical Obama agenda," conservatives met blocks from the White House to advocate their point of view of America.

Avast, Ye! Boomerang Tours Launches Pirate Ship

Avast, Ye! Boomerang Tours Launches Pirate Ship

Boomerang Tours, Inc., has weighed anchor on its custom-built “Pirate Ship,” equipped with water cannons and serving would-be pirates and ...

Cleaner Air Along the C&O Canal, Smarter Water Use in Commercial Buildings

Cleaner Air Along the C&O Canal, Smarter Water Use in Commercial Buildings

The District's efforts for a cleaner environment and sustainability got two big boosts this week.

Volta Park to Get $450,000 Rehab; Fundraiser, June 7

Volta Park to Get $450,000 Rehab; Fundraiser, June 7

Volta Park will be getting a nearly half-million-dollar upgrade. Its fundraiser is Friday at Georgetown Visitation Prep.

Memorial Day Weekend in Photos

Memorial Day Weekend in Photos

Memorial Day celebrations in the nation's capital have a special feel and edge with Americans arriving from all parts of the country.

Washington Circle Underpass Generates Speed Camera Jackpot

Washington Circle Underpass Generates Speed Camera Jackpot

Whether along K Street or New York Avenue, D.C. speed cameras are on pace to pull in a record-breaking number on fees.

Right Time, Right Place for Memorial Day Reflections

Right Time, Right Place for Memorial Day Reflections

Amid the pomp and popular of Memorial Day events, a World War II veteran gets to the heart of the matter in simple conversation.

National Asian Heritage Festival - Fiesta Asia 2013 (photos)

National Asian Heritage Festival - Fiesta Asia 2013 (photos)

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month was celebrated in downtown D.C. and in Silver Spring with street festivals and other activities.

Thousands Attend National Police Week in D.C.  (photos)

Thousands Attend National Police Week in D.C. (photos)

Police Week was filled with events that told the tale of police officers across the nation and memorialized the sacrifices made to protect Americans everyday.

Burnett Recognized with Mark Twain Prize

Burnett Recognized with Mark Twain Prize

It is about time: Carol Burnett will receive the Mark Twain Prize. She has already earned a Kennedy Center Honor.

Percy Plaza Dedicated at Waterfront Park

Percy Plaza Dedicated at Waterfront Park

The Percy family and friends -- and supporters of the Waterfront Park -- met May 23 to unveil the street sign for Sen. Charles Percy Plaza.

Georgetown University’s  Joyful Week

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

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 ...

Kudos to the Georgetown Garden Tour — and Congratulations to Dumbarton Oaks Park

Kudos to the Georgetown Garden Tour — and Congratulations to Dumbarton Oaks Park

We know Georgetown loves its homes, streets and trees. Now, we know that it loves its gardens and parks, too ...

Georgetown Bucks Trend;  Gets New Shell Gas Station

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 ...

Billy Reid Opens Friday on M Street

Billy Reid Opens Friday on M Street

Tomorrow, Bill Reid, the cool clothing with Southern roots, will open -- and we are excited, too.

Blue Star Theatres Program for Military Families Reached 85 Participating Theaters in 33 States

Blue Star Theatres Program for Military Families Reached 85 Participating Theaters in 33 States

Senior members of the military and member of the theatrical establishment held a joint press conference at the Arena Stage's Mead Center for American Theater April 18 to announce the expansion of Blue Star Theatres Program to help military families.

Emancipation Day Parade (in pictures)

Emancipation Day Parade (in pictures)

The Emancipation Day Parade ran from Fourth to 14th Street along Pennsylvania to celebrate the 151st anniversary of the federal law that freed more than 3,000 slaves--the first of its kind.

Hate Crime at Georgetown? Dahlgren Chapel Vandalized

Hate Crime at Georgetown? Dahlgren Chapel Vandalized

Vandalism at Georgetown University's historic Dahlgren Chapel stuns campus and those going to Sunday Mass April 14.

Georgetown BID Test: Return Traffic Officers to Return to Wisc. & M?

Georgetown BID Test: Return Traffic Officers to Return to Wisc. & M?

The Georgetown BID and DDOT run a test of traffic officers for the town's busiest intersection, Wisconsin Avenue and M Street. Your comments are invited.

Tagg Magazine Targets Unreached Women’s Community

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 ...

D.C. Springs Forward

D.C. Springs Forward

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

Thatcher: Britain's Lioness Whose Roar Was Heard by All

Thatcher: Britain's Lioness Whose Roar Was Heard by All

Britain's "Iron Lady," Margaret Thatcher, was one of the 20th century's great leaders.

Design Meetings Announced for $1-Million Rose Park Playground Renovation

Design Meetings Announced for $1-Million Rose Park Playground Renovation

Neighbors and park lovers are invited to take part in design planning sessions for Rose Park's renovation.

Martin's Tavern at 80 with Mayor as Bartender

Martin's Tavern at 80 with Mayor as Bartender

It is a Georgetown landmark and the oldest family-owner restaurant in Washington, D.C. Martin's Tavern kicked off its 80th anniversary with a party for its biggest fans.

Evermay's First Easter Egg Hunt Delights Young and Old

Evermay's First Easter Egg Hunt Delights Young and Old

A new Georgetown tradition begins: the Evermay Annual Egg Hunt.

Blues Alley: Talk of Moving or Staying?

Blues Alley: Talk of Moving or Staying?

The landmark Blues Alley was the subject of a Washington Business Journal report April 1 that got Georgetowners concerned about its status.

At-large Candidates Meet April 1 at Tony & Joe's

At-large Candidates Meet April 1 at Tony & Joe's

Head to Tony & Joe's April 1 to meet the at-large District Council candidates in the April 23 special election.

Business Group Celebrates Spring at TD Bank

Business Group Celebrates Spring at TD Bank

The Georgetown Business Association, which will host an April 1 candidates forum, met March 20 for a networking reception at TD Bank.

GSA Awards West Heating Plant to Four Seasons, Levy Group

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

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 Ins & Outs: J. Chocolatier Departs; Capitol Prague Restaurant Coming

Business Ins & Outs: J. Chocolatier Departs; Capitol Prague Restaurant Coming

J. Chocolatier leaves its 33rd Street shop but will continue online. One block away, Capitol Prague plans to open mid-April at M and Potomac Streets with Czech and Slovak cuisine--and classic beers.

Washington Harbour Goes Up for Sale

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 ...

Oscars: Fatigue, Shame and Anne Hathaway

Oscars: Fatigue, Shame and Anne Hathaway

Our reviewer dreamed a dream about the 85th Academy Awards Presentations: was it Michelle or Michele and what about Anne Hathaway?

Washington Harbour for Sale; Bidding Continues on Heating Plant

Washington Harbour for Sale; Bidding Continues on Heating Plant

Think the price for the West Heating Plant price is high? Imagine how much Washington Harbour will cost.

Joel Grey Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of 'Cabaret' at the Smithsonian (photos)

Joel Grey Celebrates the 40th Anniversary of 'Cabaret' at the Smithsonian (photos)

Joel Grey came to the Smithsonian for a special donation ceremony and the screening of his Academy Award-winning performance in ...

Presidents' Weekend Fun Events at the Smithsonian (photos)

Presidents' Weekend Fun Events at the Smithsonian (photos)

Washington, D.C., was the place to be for the holiday weekend that celebrated the presidents.

Bonobos Guideshop Opens in Cady’s Alley

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 ...

New Construction in Glover Park

New Construction in Glover Park

The Glover Park property near Whole Foods Market will get a new look in 2013. The space, located at 2251 ...

Close Up on Inauguration Day (photos)

Close Up on Inauguration Day (photos)

Washington, D.C., was filled with people and all things patriotic, as President Barack Obama took the oath of office publicly for the second time.

Two Sports Greats Whose Lives Are Worth Talking About and Remembered

Two Sports Greats Whose Lives Are Worth Talking About and Remembered

The passing of Stan Musial and Earl Weaver reminds of what makes a sports legend truly great.

Roe v. Wade Turns 40

Roe v. Wade Turns 40

The Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion 40 years ago will be remembered with demonstrations, pro and con.

Gant Opens Store on M Street

Gant Opens Store on M Street

Continuing the expansion of American-style fashion, especially men's clothing, Gant plants its retail flag in Georgetown -- and adds to the town's preppyness.

What To Do in D.C. Thanksgiving Weekend

What To Do in D.C. Thanksgiving Weekend

Take the family out on the town this holiday weekend.

Manning the Polls in a Red State

Manning the Polls in a Red State

Former editor and publisher, David Roffman retired from the Georgetown in 2009 and moved to Alabama, a very different place ...

D.C. Lowers Some Speeding Fees

D.C. Lowers Some Speeding Fees

For a change, government gets the message -- and lowers the cost of certain speeding fines.

Rugby Ralph Lauren to Close in 2013

Rugby Ralph Lauren to Close in 2013

Another retail spot in Georgetown goes through the revolving door. Rugby is making its exit.

Muppets March on the Capitol to Support Public Broadcasting (photos)

Muppets March on the Capitol to Support Public Broadcasting (photos)

While not quite making its numbers, the "Million Puppet March" frolicked past the U.S. Capitol Nov. 3.

Ins & Outs

Ins & Outs

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

ANC Report: Praise for O & P Project; New Music Venue on K Street

ANC Report: Praise for O & P Project; New Music Venue on K Street

At the ANC meeting Oct. 31, the O and P Street Project was praised. A new live-music venue and eatery at 34th and K streets announced its plans.

History of Tax Rates

History of Tax Rates

Pity today’s students. The old math is out. The new math is in.

Under the old math, higher tax ...

Coming to M Street: Buffalo Exchange, 'New and Recycled Fashion'

Coming to M Street: Buffalo Exchange, 'New and Recycled Fashion'

Buffalo Exchange to open in Georgetown on October 27.

Bird Talk

Bird Talk

In 2008, it was estimated that 77 million Americans had grown up watching Sesame Street, learning from the likes of Elmo, Count, and, of course, Big Bird.

There Is Hope After All

There Is Hope After All

ATM comes not to bury Caesar, but to give a call to action to save him.

Columbus Day Event Features the 100th Anniversary of the Columbus Memorial (photos)

Columbus Day Event Features the 100th Anniversary of the Columbus Memorial (photos)

Columbus Day ceremonies in the nation's capital featured the 100th anniversary of the unveiling of the nation's memorial ...

Romney's Debate Win and a Reply to an Obama E-mail

Romney's Debate Win and a Reply to an Obama E-mail

The Oct. 3 presidential debate had people giving Mitt Romney a victory and others scratching my heads about President Barack Obama's performance on stage.

Sesame Street's Westin: 'Big Bird Lives on'

Sesame Street's Westin: 'Big Bird Lives on'

Mitt Romney's comment on PBS and Big Bird fired up the social media menes during and after the Oct. 3 presidential debate. Fear not, says Sesame Street's Sherrie Westin: Big Bird is safe from the budget ax.

St. John’s Dedicates Church Organ

St. John’s Dedicates Church Organ

The congregation of St. John’s Episcopal Church on O Street dedicated its Casavant Freres pipe organ Sept. 29 “to ...

Georgetown’s History as a  Hotbed for High-tech

Georgetown’s History as a Hotbed for High-tech

Other than the birth of the newspaper whose influence far exceeds its size, Georgetown has an important place in the ...

The Georgetowner's 58th Anniversary: Then and Now

The Georgetowner's 58th Anniversary: Then and Now

"Sufficient encouragement has already been given to us in our undertaking to make us feel that our interest in Georgetown ...

Best from the White House Photographers on Exhibit at the Newseum

Best from the White House Photographers on Exhibit at the Newseum

Members of the White House News Photographers Association cover major news events involving the President and Congress in Washington and around the world.

Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Congressional Gold Medal (photos)

Aung San Suu Kyi Receives Congressional Gold Medal (photos)

Years after it was awarded, Aung San Suu Kyi received the Congressional Gold Medal last week at the U.S. Capitol.

Streetcars on Track to Make D.C. Comeback

Streetcars on Track to Make D.C. Comeback

As Georgetown's historic trolley tracks are saved and celebrated, D.C. gets ready for a new generation of streetcars across the city.

Business Group at EagleBank for End-of-Summer Networking

Business Group at EagleBank for End-of-Summer Networking

Business leaders met at Eagle Bank Sept. 19 to get ready for the busy season ahead.

Tony & Joe’s Celebrates 25 Years

Tony & Joe’s Celebrates 25 Years

Tony Cibel knows how to throw a party, inviting old friends and some new ones, offering all kinds of seafood ...

Thank You, Linda

Thank You, Linda

After 18 years as the face of Georgetown University at so many neighborhood projects and events, a woman who strove ...

O and P Streets Project Completed; Sept. 18 Ceremony Planned

O and P Streets Project Completed; Sept. 18 Ceremony Planned

Workmen at O and Potomac Streets pressed down the last stones for the O and P Street Rehabilitation Project which ...

Newly Opened M&T Bank Burglarized

Newly Opened M&T Bank Burglarized

BREAKING NEWS: Early Friday morning, Aug. 24, a burglar broke into the newly opened M&T Bank at 1420 Wisconsin Ave., NW. The suspect fled before police arrived, and no cash was taken.

Business Group Visits the New Tony & Joe's

Business Group Visits the New Tony & Joe's

The Georgetown Business Association met Aug. 22 at the freshly renovated Tony & Joe's, set to re-open Sept. 5.

Women Groped on Cherry Hill Lane; Park Police Question ‘Person of Interest’

Women Groped on Cherry Hill Lane; Park Police Question ‘Person of Interest’

Metropolitan Police reported that a woman was walking in the 3200 block of Cherry Hill Lane around 4 a.m ...

Luke’s Lobster Opens

Luke’s Lobster Opens

Luke’s Lobster, which specializes in authentic Maine seafood rolls, opened a Georgetown location at 1211 Potomac Street, NW.

Ellington Plans Renovation; School to Re-locate for 2 Years

Ellington Plans Renovation; School to Re-locate for 2 Years

On behalf of D.C. Public Schools, the District of Columbia Department of General Services has issued an RFP (request ...

National Law Enforcement Museum to Open at Judiciary Square in 2014

National Law Enforcement Museum to Open at Judiciary Square in 2014

The National Law Enforcement Museum is expected to open in 2014 in Judiciary Square across from the National Law Enforcement ...

Pets' Profit

Pets' Profit

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

Let’s Build Our Own C&O Canal Barge

Let’s Build Our Own C&O Canal Barge

If we build it, they will come. Georgetown’s long-serving C&O Canal barge, The Georgetown, is heading for demolition ...

A Supreme Court Ruling and a Referendum on the Media

A Supreme Court Ruling and a Referendum on the Media

Much has been written about the seminal Supreme Court decision to uphold the Obama health care law. But perhaps less ...

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