Isabel Ernst: Developer

May 13, 2016

Longtime Georgetown resident Isabel Ernst got her start in real estatein 1998. She now lives with her husband, Ricardo, a professor of Business at Georgetown University, and her four children in Georgetown.

How did you get your start in development?…

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

April 11, 2016

Georgetown residents and others who use Rose Park in Georgetown have been invited to participate in a charette discussing the playground’s renovation.

As first reported by Georgetown Patch, the first meeting about the renovation will be 7 p.m., this Thursday …

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 at 3321 Cady’s Alley, NW. The Guideshop concept is one that is specific to Bonobos e-commerce busi- ness model. Instead of …

What To Do in D.C. Thanksgiving Weekend


What do you do in D.C. when the in-laws are in town? They’ve already seen the monuments and the major museums, and they aren’t interested in seeing any holiday movies yet. Check out our list of things to do in …

Rugby Ralph Lauren to Close in 2013


Ralph Lauren has announced plans to close Rugby’s 14 stores in 2013, including its location on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown.

Founded in 2004, Rugby sells a preppy look marketed towards a younger audience.

A salesperson at Rugby in Georgetown said …

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 history of technology as well. San Francisco, Silicon Valley and the Dulles Tech Corridor are all places that are strongly …

Interior Designer Zoe Feldman Updates the Classics

February 27, 2014

his summer, interior designer Zoe Feldman moved into a loft space above The Georgetowner’s office at 1054 Potomac Street from her office at 28th and M St. Her old office was only 200 square feet, barely enough space for a …

Le Décor Middle Kingdom Porcelain: Born in Georgetown

January 17, 2014

Alison Alten Jia was home for a snow day on Wednesday, March 6. While the precipitation outside was quickly turning into the “rainquester,” she and her three children were inside. Her husband, Bo Jia, was far away, hard at work …

Touting Local Lending, EagleBank Hits Mortgage Milestone


This September, EagleBank passed a milestone of $1 billion in mortgages. With 17 branches in the Washington metropolitan area and the bank’s 18th on the way in January, EagleBank is showing serious strength as the largest community bank in the …

Joseph Abboud’s All-American Summer


Ten years after parting ways with his namesake brand, Joseph Abboud is as busy as ever—charting new retail concepts, suiting up presidential candidates, dressing NBC’s Olympics broadcast team and power-dressing Washington players at his one-year-old Streets of Georgetown store.

“If …