Weekend Roundup: July 27-30

July 27, 2023

We’re back for another weekend roundup with lots to do, including the Mubadala Citi Open, a play at Atlas Performing Arts Center, and a weekend celebrating kids at Franklin Park […]

Ward 2 Council Member Brooke Pinto Announces 2024 Re-Election Bid

June 15, 2023

Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto announced June 14 she will be running for re-election in 2024 to serve another four-year term representing Ward 2 on the D.C. Council where […]

Editorial: Help! Bring Back Downtown.  

May 15, 2023

In January, Mayor Muriel Bowser and then-Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development John Falcicchio presented “DC’s Comeback Plan” to business and non-profit leaders amid much fanfare. It all sounded […]

District Funding Shortages Likely to Delay Free Metrobus Plans 

May 8, 2023

Visions for a new transit plan in downtown D.C. share a common goal: easy flow of public and private vehicles, bicycles and scooters along with safe pedestrian experiences in crossing […]

Opaline Bar & Brasserie Refresh: C’est Excellent

March 2, 2023

On Feb. 23, Area Director of Public Relations Diana Bulger and General Manager Karla Erales invited media colleagues to a special preview dinner at the refreshed Opaline Bar & Brasserie […]

Mayor Bowser Sworn in for Historic Third Term

January 2, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser was sworn in for a historic third term as the Mayor of the District of Columbia at Washington Convention Center on Jan. 2. She is the first […]

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 […]

Dep. Mayor Falcicchio Has Full Tray of Development Ideas 

April 13, 2022

John Falcicchio, the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, is just the opposite of what one might think of as a remote, top city bureaucrat with many titles and […]

Georgetown Cleans Up After Looting; Curfew Set at 7 p.m. (photos)

June 1, 2020

On Monday, June 1, Mayor Muriel Bowser set a new time for a citywide curfew: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Also, Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham said 88 arrests were made overnight.