Downtowner DC: Fireworks, Lloyd Austin, Nats Apparel, HQ2

February 8, 2021

Here is a round up of the latest news items from around town, including the Council’s override of two mayoral vetoes and several non-COVID fatalities.

Whole Foods in Glover Park Will Reopen

February 21, 2020

The store’s 2017 closure, “due to a rodent problem,” grew into a contract and remodeling dispute between building owner Wical and Whole Foods, acquired by Amazon that year.

Amazon Fires Spark Protest at Brazilian Embassy (photos)

August 27, 2019

The Aug. 26 protest was designed to put pressure on Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro to stop the fires and protect the Amazon and the indigenous peoples who have been displaced.

Whatever Happened to Whole Foods?

February 4, 2019

A reopening of the Glover Park store appears increasingly unlikely, according to Eric Langenbacher, president of the Burleith Citizens Association.

Georgetown Gondolas: They’re Baaack!

December 13, 2018

Everything changed when Amazon’s Jeff Bezos announced that the mega-retailer’s massive East Coast headquarters would be divided between a site in Queens and a site in Arlington County.

Chaotic, Familiar 70th Emmy Awards Reflects Its Times

September 18, 2018

Some funny things happened at the 70th anniversary Emmy Awards Show on Monday. Not too many funny things, but some. Even with the presence of the hugely popular salt and […]

Business Ins & Outs March 21, 2018

March 21, 2018

Latham Property Under Crescent Management Crescent Hotels & Resorts of Fairfax, Virginia, has been tapped by Thor Equities to be the managers and operators of the new hotel going up […]

Downtowner DC Feb. 21, 2018

February 21, 2018

Ground Broken for New Frederick Douglass Bridge The groundbreaking for the new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge over the Anacostia River — and the reconfiguration of connections to South Capitol Street, […]

Whole Foods Missed, Future Undecided

January 29, 2018

On Jan. 23, Judge Royce Lamberth dismissed motions by both parties in the dispute between Whole Foods and Wical, landlord of the closed Glover Park store.

Downtowner Jan. 24, 2018

January 24, 2018

D.C. Makes HQ2 Shortlist Washington, D.C., is one of 20 places to make the latest cut in Amazon’s search for a second headquarters. With $5 billion set to be invested, […]