Floating Food Boat Coming to the Potomac

Floating Food Boat Coming to the Potomac

Thanks to Nauti Foods, D.C’s first food boat, paddlers on the Potomac River can now grab a quick ...

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 ...

Sexual Assault in Glover-Archbold Park Near Georgetown Campus

Sexual Assault in Glover-Archbold Park Near Georgetown Campus

The woods just north of Canal Road, close to Georgetown, are again the scene of a crime.

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.

Eno Wine Bar Starts to Pour

Eno Wine Bar Starts to Pour

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

Olivia Macarons Sells Out

Olivia Macarons 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.

Outside the Supreme Court for the Marriage Debate

Outside the Supreme Court for the Marriage Debate

About 10 to 14 days ago, maybe even last weekend, and for sure Tuesday and Wednesday, America discovered gay marriage ...

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 ...

Walking Through History, Past, Present and Future

Walking Through History, Past, Present and Future

One  thing about living in Washington, or maybe even in the modern world, there’s always something going on. There ...

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.

Washington Harbour Ice Rink to Open Before Thanksgiving; Rink Inauguration on Dec. 1

Washington Harbour Ice Rink to Open Before Thanksgiving; Rink Inauguration on Dec. 1

Construction is finishing up at the new ice skating rink at Washington Harbour. Once the ice is made and smoothed ...

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.

Veep Power: Romney Clears a Future Ryan Presidential Run

Veep Power: Romney Clears a Future Ryan Presidential Run

Mitt Romney was right when he introduced Paul Ryan as the “next President of the United States” in Norfolk, Va ...

Mayor Proclaims August 16 Timothy Downs Day

Mayor Proclaims August 16 Timothy Downs Day

Community leader Timothy Downs received guests in front of his P Street home and rounds of thankful applause.

2 Sexual Assaults Near the C&O Canal in July

2 Sexual Assaults Near the C&O Canal in July

Woman Sexually Assaulted on Capital Crescent Trail, July 25

A female jogger was sexually assaulted along the Capital Crescent Trail ...

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 ...

No Pot Paraphernalia Law Closes Capitol Hemp

No Pot Paraphernalia Law Closes Capitol Hemp

Capitol Hemp, the tiny earth-friendly store which opened just over two years ago in the basement of 519 H St ...

Crunkcakes Adds Booz to Cupcake Buzz

Crunkcakes Adds Booz to Cupcake Buzz

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

DDOT: Bids for Advertising on Capital Bikeshare Map Panels are Open

DDOT: Bids for Advertising on Capital Bikeshare Map Panels are Open

Feel like getting creative in advertising? Think Capital Bikeshare. The city issued an invitation for bids on advertising at 128 ...

Fish Market Ready to Diversify

Fish Market Ready to Diversify

The Maine Avenue Fish Market in Southwest D.C. is one of the oldest continuing fish markets in the U ...

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 ...

DC Bicycling Study

DC Bicycling Study

The District Department of Transportation is wrapping up a year-long study of three bicycle facilities, two of which, the 15th ...

Pets' Profit

Pets' Profit

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

'Jason' Seen as Person of Interest in M Street Sexual Assault

'Jason' Seen as Person of Interest in M Street Sexual Assault

Police are seeking a man possibly named Jason about a June 30 sexual assault in the West End, according to ...

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 ...

ANC Report: Post Office Space; Heating Plant Sale Condition

ANC Report: Post Office Space; Heating Plant Sale Condition

At its monthly meeting on July 2, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E considered issues on how to contend with the GSA ...

Car Service Uber Avoids D.C. Council Restrictions

Car Service Uber Avoids D.C. Council Restrictions

After protests about a District Council measure to control prices for rides by the new car service, Uber, council member ...

Georgetown BID's Bracco Resigns

Georgetown BID's Bracco Resigns

The Georgetown Business Improvement District seeks a new executive director. Less than three weeks after its annual meeting, the Georgetown ...

Questions and Concerns to Be Addressed Following Storm Aftermath

Questions and Concerns to Be Addressed Following Storm Aftermath

D.C.’s recent storm has caused many massive power outages around the area. An event called the “Ask the ...

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 ...

A Part of History at the Steps of the Supreme Court

A Part of History at the Steps of the Supreme Court

While awaiting the Supreme Court decision on Obamacare, our reporter observes how everyday life in Washington, D.C., can effortlessly move into a moment in history.

Condemned C&O Canal Boat Has Little Chance to Stay Afloat

Condemned C&O Canal Boat Has Little Chance to Stay Afloat

The beloved C&O Canal boat, the Georgetown, is leaving us. The 19th Century style, mule-pulled, 90-foot cargo boat sits ...

Elizabeth Maloy Running to Be on Team USA for London Olympics

Elizabeth Maloy Running to Be on Team USA for London Olympics

“It’s a dream come true to be able to experience it in person,” said Elizabeth Maloy, track and field ...

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Georgetown's Waterfront First Public Water Balloon Fight

Georgetown's Waterfront First Public Water Balloon Fight

Lynne Breaux as June's Player

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Mayoral Forum Small Business in Georgetown - Part 1

Mayoral Forum Small Business in Georgetown - Part 1

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