Downtowner News Briefs: July 13, 2022

July 13, 2022

D.C. Homes Worth at Least $1 Million — Where Do We Rank?   According to a LendingTree report, the D.C. metro area is number eight in the country for its share […]

On My Blocks of Independence: Growing Up at 30th & P in Georgetown

June 23, 2022

On my blocks of independence… buying gum… neighbors helping neighbors… saying goodbye to local havens and hello to new owners… Growing up near 30th and P Street NW, my first […]

A Celebration of Geek Culture: Awesome Con Returns to D.C. (photos)

August 22, 2021

After a 28-month hiatus, Awesome Con, the premier pop culture festival in Washington, D.C., returned to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center this past weekend, Aug. 20 to 22. Awesome […]

Armed Forces Cycling Classic Returns to Arlington (photos)

June 8, 2021

It was another clear sign that life was returning back to normal following the lifting of COVID protocols. Many top men and women professional and amateur cyclists assembled in Crystal […]

On With the Dance! Bowen McCauley Celebrates Its Final Season at the Kennedy Center (photos)

June 3, 2021

On with the dance! let joy be unconfin’d;No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meetTo chase the Glowing Hours with Flying feet ….. Lord Byron    In its first […]

Pinto, McDuffie Call on Mayor to Ease COVID Restrictions

May 10, 2021

District Council members Brooke Pinto and Kenyan McDuffie made an impassioned plea on behalf of their wards’ schoolchildren, families, workers and businesses.

American Red Cross Blood Donation Opportunities

April 1, 2021

The American Red Cross is calling for donors of all blood types, especially those with type O blood, to race to give blood and help refuel the blood supply. This […]

National Virtual Briefing on Summer Enrichment Funding Proposed for the Next COVID-19 Relief Package

March 3, 2021

Please join U.S. Senators Chris Murphy (CT) and Michael Bennet (CO), along with national out-of-school time leaders on March 3, 2021, for an update on a K-12 reconciliation bill that […]

Spring Semester at Georgetown University

January 11, 2021

Though all undergraduate courses will be offered virtually, the number of students residing on the main campus is to double, from about 500 during the fall to about 1,000.

Flying During COVID? Millions Take the Risk

December 31, 2020

After debating whether to go for months, our reporter decided to join the millions of Americans who flew during the holidays this year, despite the pandemic.