America’s Choice?

America’s Choice?

Here in the United States, it is the Year of the Donkey and the Year of the Elephant.

Here in ...

Computerware: 40 Years of Helping Businesses Thrive

Computerware: 40 Years of Helping Businesses Thrive

Serving the needs of businesses both large and small since 1976, Computerware is well established in the information technology world ...

A Walk in the Park ... Rose Park, That Is, With David Dunning

A Walk in the Park ... Rose Park, That Is, With David Dunning

Unless you are vacationing in Paris, there is no place more beautiful than Georgetown on a Saturday morning. The fair ...

Anything but Conventional

Anything but Conventional

The inimitable Ted Koppel was the first major television news anchor to break the tradition, opting not to devote his ...

Business Ins & Outs

Business Ins & Outs

In: Escape Room Live Coming to M Street How’s this sound? We lock you in a room and you ...

SafeTrack: A Summer of Metro Madness?

SafeTrack: A Summer of Metro Madness?

“Stand back, doors closing.” There was a time when that was the most complicated announcement heard on D.C.’s ...

Streetcars May Return to Georgetown in a Decade, Give or Take

Streetcars May Return to Georgetown in a Decade, Give or Take

The push for dedicated lanes, boosting speed, ridership and safety, resulted in an option with hardly any traffic mixing.

May Is Commencement Speaker Month

May Is Commencement Speaker Month

Explorer Alexandra Cousteau and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, among others, will be commencement speakers at Georgetown University.

Business Ins & Outs: May 4

Business Ins & Outs: May 4

Rosewood Takes Over Capella

It’s official: Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by CTF Georgetown Hotel LLC, new owners ...

Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Study Architect Selected

Georgetown-Rosslyn Gondola Study Architect Selected

From Georgetown, D.C., to Arlington, Virginia, above the Potomac River on a wire?

Farmers Market to Open June 5 at Former Neams-Marvelous Market Property

Farmers Market to Open June 5 at Former Neams-Marvelous Market Property

Georgetown is set to welcome a summer farmers market at a corner that could use some life. The small parking ...

$65-Million Sale: Rosewood Takes Over Capella

$65-Million Sale: Rosewood Takes Over Capella

The 49-room luxury property has new owners, new management and a new name.

The Sky's the Limit: Down-to-Earth Jill and Scott Altman ‘Take Command’ of the 2016 Georgetown House Tour

The Sky's the Limit: Down-to-Earth Jill and Scott Altman ‘Take Command’ of the 2016 Georgetown House Tour

It comes but once a year, one of Georgetown’s peak experiences, when homes open up on an April day ...

Visitation Prep Students Mugged Friday Afternoon

Visitation Prep Students Mugged Friday Afternoon

Two of the three teenage assailants were wearing Guy Fawkes masks.

D.C. Real Estate Marketing Firm Joins Long & Foster

D.C. Real Estate Marketing Firm Joins Long & Foster

Urban Pace has become part of the Long & Foster Companies.

Primarily Yours: the Grilled Cheeses of Wisconsin

Primarily Yours: the Grilled Cheeses of Wisconsin

Here it is the day after Tuesday, and it turns out that the Wisconsin primary really was a big cheese ...

Robbery at Gunpoint

Robbery at Gunpoint

Police are on the lookout for a black male, 5-foot-6, 140 pounds, in his mid-50s, who robbed a person at ...

The Mayor’s Shelters Plan: Transparency, Please

The Mayor’s Shelters Plan: Transparency, Please

When Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced her comprehensive plan to tackle the city’s burgeoning homeless problem by closing the ...

The Patterns of Your Life: Georgetown Lutheran Church

The Patterns of Your Life: Georgetown Lutheran Church

You can’t walk two blocks in Georgetown without passing a church tucked in between the 18th- and 19th-century homes ...

BID Hosts Community Engagement Meeting Tuesday

BID Hosts Community Engagement Meeting Tuesday

Tomorrow's Community Engagement Meeting will focus on the Georgetown 2028 Plan.

Openings: Bar à Vin for Chez Billy Sud, Hinckley Pottery, Rite Aid

Openings: Bar à Vin for Chez Billy Sud, Hinckley Pottery, Rite Aid

The opening keep coming now and into the spring: a wine bar next to Chez Billy Sud, a pottery studio on Blues Alley and a 24-hour Rite Aid up the avenue.

AOL Co-founder Jim Kimsey Dies of Cancer at 76

AOL Co-founder Jim Kimsey Dies of Cancer at 76

James V. Kimsey, well known for his business ventures and philanthropy in and around the nation's capital, died March ...

Coming in 2016: Lilly Pulitzer, Bread Papa's, Baco Taco, Glover Park Hardware, Glover Park Hotel

Coming in 2016: Lilly Pulitzer, Bread Papa's, Baco Taco, Glover Park Hardware, Glover Park Hotel

Overall, 2016 should be a good year for adding some flavor and color to the Georgetown retail and business scene. Here is a partial sneak peek for next year.

African American History Museum Holds First Event Before Its 2016 Opening  (photos)

African American History Museum Holds First Event Before Its 2016 Opening (photos)

The Smithsonian's newest museum held its first official event Nov. 16 with a special ceremony beginning a countdown to its grand opening on the National Mall later next year.

GBA Meets at Paolo's, Learns About D.C.'s Green Infrastucture

GBA Meets at Paolo's, Learns About D.C.'s Green Infrastucture

Members and guests of the Georgetown Business Association gathered for its annual monthly get-together Nov. 18 at the newly renovated Paolo's Ristorante on Wisconsin Avenue.

Business Ins and Outs

Business Ins and Outs

IN: SoulCycle Opens

SoulCycle, “the country’s full-body indoor cycle workout,” as the company describes itself, has continued its Washington ...

Historic Black Church to Lead March to Cemetery

Historic Black Church to Lead March to Cemetery

This Sunday, join Mount Zion Methodist Church for its march to the old burial grounds—Mount Zion Cemetery—and a libation service and celebration of its people and history.

'Patriot Artist' Completes 50-State, Flag-Painting Trip

'Patriot Artist' Completes 50-State, Flag-Painting Trip

A mile or two from Arlington Cemetery and Washington, D.C., Scott LoBaido, painted his 50th flag mural at the American Legion in Arlington to honor veterans and the military.

The Dignity of Julian Bond Remembered During This Summer of Trump

The Dignity of Julian Bond Remembered During This Summer of Trump

Bond and Trump; Trump and Bond: such is the study of contrasts in America today, according to socio-political observer Gary Tischler.

Georgetown's Makeup Artist Carl Ray Splits for Downtown

Georgetown's Makeup Artist Carl Ray Splits for Downtown

In the world of hair, makeup and beauty, it's a big deal: the first lady's makeup artist departs Georgetown for downtown.

The GOP Debate: Trump Thumps and Thumped; Rubio, Kasich Gain

The GOP Debate: Trump Thumps and Thumped; Rubio, Kasich Gain

So little time, so much to do.

This was a momentous week in the world.  President Barack Obama gave a ...

Goats Return to Congressional Cemetery

Goats Return to Congressional Cemetery

The keepers of the Historic Congressional Cemetery brought in the goats for another, 24-hour round of landscaping today. Not buying it? We've got photos to prove it.

The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On

“It’s nice that people here give you a five-finger salute,” said Officer Christian Deruvo of the Metropolitan Police Department ...

Georgetown's Top Cop: Melvin Gresham

Georgetown's Top Cop: Melvin Gresham

In April, Commander Melvin Gresham of the Metropolitan Police Department took over the reins of the Second Police District -- which ...

New Hospital Proposed to Replace Georgetown U. Parking Lot

New Hospital Proposed to Replace Georgetown U. Parking Lot

A new hospital has been officially proposed at Georgetown University, replacing a parking lot next to the main hospital. MedStar ...

D.C. Fines 2 Firms $500 Each for Watergate Garage Collapse

D.C. Fines 2 Firms $500 Each for Watergate Garage Collapse

The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs fined two companies for putting too dirt on top of the Watergate garage, thus causing its partial collapse, DCRA said.

Mad Fox Taproom Opens This Month in Glover Park

Mad Fox Taproom Opens This Month in Glover Park

After taking longer than planned, Mad Fox Taproom is set to open its D.C. gastropub, Max Fox Taproom, at 2218 Wisconsin Ave. NW in about a week.

Andy Murray Makes Appearance at the Citi Open Tennis Tournament Draw Ceremony (photos)

Andy Murray Makes Appearance at the Citi Open Tennis Tournament Draw Ceremony (photos)

Tennis stars Andy Murray and Coco Vandeweghe joined local politicians, diplomats and business leaders July 31 to kick off the Citi Open Tennis Tournament.

Peet’s Coffee to Open Georgetown Shop

Peet’s Coffee to Open Georgetown Shop

Peet's Coffee & Tea, the specialty coffee and tea company that started in Berkeley, Calif., plans to expand to Georgetown, landing at 33rd and M Streets NW.

Weekend Round Up July 30, 2015

Weekend Round Up July 30, 2015

This weekend, check out a garden party at Pretty Chic, a new interactive exhibit at the Air and Space Museum, the Middleburg summer sidewalk sale, and more.

Belgian Restaurant, the Sovereign, to Move Into Former Champions, Blue Gin Space

Belgian Restaurant, the Sovereign, to Move Into Former Champions, Blue Gin Space

The big news in Georgetown is that the old Champions space will indeed house another restaurant. It will a Belgian beer lover's place -- the Sovereign.

News and Town Topics

News and Town Topics

Georgetown Theater Sign Returns July 28; Neon to Be Lighted Sept. 23

A block of Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown will ...

Business Ins and Outs

Business Ins and Outs

Georgetown Business Association Welcomes New President, Veep

With the resignation of its president, Charles Camp, the Georgetown Business Association’s ...

At LiLi the First, Women Come First

At LiLi the First, Women Come First

It has become a frustrating trend that shopping for women’s clothing has turned into a task more daunting than ...

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.

U.S., Cuba Resume Diplomatic Relations

U.S., Cuba Resume Diplomatic Relations

A roundup of the most interesting news around the U.S. and Cuba restoring diplomatic ties on July 20.

Professionals to Gather for Open House on K Street July 21

Professionals to Gather for Open House on K Street July 21

Georgetown Professionals holds their monthly happy hour, presented by Summit Commercial Real Estate, tomorrow with food and beverages by Rockland's, and more.

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.

Archaeology Day July 18 to Dig at Yarrow Mamout Site

Archaeology Day July 18 to Dig at Yarrow Mamout Site

The Day of Archaeology Festival will dig up both fun and facts at Dumbarton House Saturday, July 18, as well as look at the Yarrow Mamout site on Dent Place.

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.

Georgetown Theater Sign to Return July 29; Lighting Sept. 23

Georgetown Theater Sign to Return July 29; Lighting Sept. 23

The iconic Georgetown Theater sign is set to return this month and be re-lighted in September, something not seen regularly for about 30 years.

Weekend Round Up July 9, 2015

Weekend Round Up July 9, 2015

Coming right up: Grace Church Bach Festival, Pink Martini, Civil War tours, National Ballet of China, the Spy Museum and Jane Austin at Dumbarton House.

A Star-Spangled Fourth in Photos

A Star-Spangled Fourth in Photos

Soggy weather and security concerns did not deter the hundreds of thousands who gathered in Washington D.C. on July ...

EastBanc Condo Plan for Penn. & M Gets Mixed Reviews

EastBanc Condo Plan for Penn. & M Gets Mixed Reviews

The EastBanc designs for its property at 28th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue -- the eastern gateway to Georgetown -- receives blah, if not totally negative, reactions from the community.

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.

American History Museum Opens New Innovation Wing (photos)

American History Museum Opens New Innovation Wing (photos)

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History officially opened its new $63-million Innovation Wing to visitors, just in time for the July 4th weekend.

Parades, Places, Events to Celebrate the July 4th Weekend

Parades, Places, Events to Celebrate the July 4th Weekend

From big events on the National Mall to hometown fun on MacArthur Boulevard. The nation's capital is the perfect place to be on America's birthday.

Dog Tag Bakery: We Can Bake It

Dog Tag Bakery: We Can Bake It

Dog Tag Bakery's Can-Do Spirit Provides Jobs for Disabled Veterans, Along With Sweet and Savory Treats for All

"True ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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