The Life of Georgetown From 1620 to 2020, Part 2

December 28, 2020

It seems fair to say that most Georgetowners think of 2020 as the worst year in memory. This annus horribilis seems destined to be remembered as the year of the pandemic, the damages from the protests, school closures, the slumping …

D.C. COVID Deaths Pass 600

August 20, 2020

From the Office of the Mayor:

The District’s reported data for Wednesday, August 19, 2020, includes 55 new positive coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, bringing the District’s overall positive case total to 13,409.

The District reported one additional COVID-19 related death.


Chamber CEO Vincent Orange: Promoting What Makes D.C. Special

September 25, 2019

When Vincent Orange became president and CEO of the DC Chamber of Commerce back in August of 2016, it seemed like a good fit for him, a kind of climax to the natural curve of his professional life. “The transition …

Evans Slapped With $20,000 Fine by D.C. Ethics Board

August 9, 2019

Anyone who thought things had quieted down in the ethics controversy surrounding Ward 2 Council member Jack Evans was mistaken.

It was learned Thursday, Aug. 8, that the D.C. Board of Ethics and Government Accountability had fined Evans $20,000 for …

Art Exhibit and Artists’ Reception

September 15, 2018

à deux
A Collection of Collaborative Works by Charlene Nield and Ann Pickett
September 5 – 30, 2018
Artists’ reception Saturday, September 15, 6 – 8 pm

Painting side-by-side in a meeting of creative minds, Charlene Nield and Ann Pickett …

Needed: A Spirit of Rotation

May 16, 2018

A quick look at the District’s Democratic primary lineup reveals some worrisome features of our more-or-less one-party state. Serious opponents are lacking for most candidates, including Mayor Muriel Bowser — and we have not even mentioned the 27,000 Republicans who …