Pinto Seeks $14 Million for Gondola

March 29, 2021

Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto requested $12 million to purchase the site for the proposed terminal and $2 million to complete an environmental impact study.

Women’s History Month Event Features Lewis George, Henderson and Pinto

March 25, 2021

The D.C. mayor’s office held a teleconference featuring the “newest female Council members”: Brooke Pinto (Ward 2), Christina Henderson (At-Large) and Janeese Lewis George (Ward 4).

Georgetown Retail: Bringing Vibrancy Back

March 10, 2021

As we begin to imagine the post-pandemic world, creative entrepreneurial minds in Georgetown are exploring strategies for revitalizing commercial market spaces.

Georgetown’s Blues Alley: Another Pandemic Casualty?

February 18, 2021

If owner Harry Schnipper is unable to renegotiate the club’s lease with Snyder Properties in the coming months, the world-famous club might close for good.

Kristi Whitfield: Helping D.C. Businesses Find ‘Every Opportunity to Rise’

February 15, 2021

Director of the Department of Small and Local Business Development, Whitfield has dedicated herself to supporting D.C.’s small business owners and diverse neighborhoods.

Valentine’s Gifts: Are You Thinking Outside the Heart-Shaped Box?

February 12, 2021

As Valentine’s Day approaches, we’d all LUV our gifts to brim with creativity, heartwarming inspiration and a certain je-ne-sais-quoi. Too often, however, failing to think outside the heart-shaped box, we […]

Mayor and D.C. Officials Reassure DC Residents on Inauguration Security Precautions

January 18, 2021

On the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 20, the 59th U.S. presidential inauguration is scheduled to take place outside the West Front of the U.S. Capitol building — site of a […]

Brooke Pinto on the Insurrection and the Council’s 2021 Priorities

January 13, 2021

At the start of the new year, the District Council gained its first female majority since the late 1990s and its first African American majority since 2012. With the elections […]

Richard ‘Dick’ Thornburgh, 1932-2020

January 7, 2021

The only Republican to serve successive terms as governor of Pennsylvania, Thornburgh provided principled and effective leadership during a major public health emergency.

The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 3

December 31, 2020

As the nation has expanded and transformed, Georgetown has adapted to hardships and flourished. And in many fascinating ways, the city’s earlier experiences have paralleled our own.