Downtowner DC February 26, 2020

February 26, 2020

PHASE 2 OF WHARF DEVELOPMENT UNDERWAY

The second phase of the Wharf development in Southwest D.C. is proceeding, adding new residences, retail and amenities to the waterfront neighborhood. Opened in October of 2017, the first phase involved the construction of

D.C. Celebrates Chinese Year of the Rat (photos)

January 27, 2020

Crowds lined the streets surrounding the Chinatown neighborhood in Washington, D.C., to usher in the Year of the Rat at the Chinese Lunar New Year Parade on Sunday, January 26. The parade, which featured traditional lion dancers, firecrackers, beauty pageant …

Celebrating the Year of the Pig in Chinatown (photos)

February 11, 2019

Crowds at times several rows deep lined the streets surrounding the Chinatown neighborhood in Washington, D.C., to usher in the Year of the Pig at the Chinese Lunar New Year Parade on Saturday, Feb. 10. The parade, which featured traditional …

New Commander for MPD’s 2nd District

January 21, 2019

Georgetown has a new top cop.

Duncan Bedlion was appointed commander of the Second District within the Metropolitan Police Department last week, succeeding Commander Melvin Gresham, an MPD officer for 34 years who retired after serving as head of the …

Karma: Modern Indian in Chinatown

January 24, 2018

By Travis Mitchell

D.C.’s newest Indian restaurant is out to inject the country’s rich and flavorful food with some fresh ideas — ideas it hopes will make Karma Modern Indian a go-to gathering place for everything from bar bites to …

Capital One Arena Replaces Verizon Center

August 10, 2017

The Verizon Center, a sports and entertainment arena originally known as the MCI Center, became the Capital One Arena on Aug. 9.

Monumental Sports and Entertainment, which owns the 20,000-seat F Street venue, sold the naming rights to …