June 2024 Downtowner

June 10, 2024

National Zoo Expecting New Giant Pandas Panda lovers, it’s time to get excited. The Smithsonian National Zoo recently announced that two giant pandas are on their way to Washington, D.C. […]

May 2024 Downtowner

May 8, 2024

2024 Washington Women in Journalism Awardees Named    Raise a glass to the following women, the 2024 Washington Women in Journalism award winners: Carol Leonnig of the Washington Post for print […]

April Downtowner: Caps, Wizards; Office Space

April 7, 2024

Capitals, Wizards Commit to Capital One Arena  It looks like the Capitals and the Wizards are staying put in Gallery Place after all. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s plan to build […]

Mayor Bowser Pushes for Downtown, RFK Stadium

March 4, 2024

The U.S. House of Representatives passed HR4984 last week, which would allow the D.C. government to begin to redevelop the RFK Stadium area. Mayor Muriel Bowser said in a prepared […]

Where Islands Converge: A Journey from Lemnos to Manhattan

January 23, 2024

Openings: February 2 and 3, 7 PMOpen by appointment February 2-10 A retrospective of the life and work of Constantine Abanavas (1922-2008), this exhibition takes you on a journey of […]

October Downtowner News Briefs

October 11, 2023

Congressman Carjacked in Navy Yard Neighborhood; High Rate of Juvenile Carjackings Reported  Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) was carjacked recently by three armed attackers in the Navy Yard neighborhood. Police are […]

September 2023 Downtowner News Briefs

September 13, 2023

Office of Management and Budget Gets Return-to-Work Letter   The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OBM) encouraging more in-person work at […]

June Downtowner News Briefs    

June 14, 2023

 D.C. Council Passes Emergency Bill to Cap Rent Increases   Despite high inflation numbers, the D.C. Council passed an emergency bill earlier this month to stabilize rental housing in the city […]

May 2023 Downtowner

May 10, 2023

Mayor Muriel Bowser Against Proposal to Pause K Street Project    Late last month, Ward 6 Council Member Charles Allen called for pausing the K Street Transitway project to help pay […]

April 2023 Downtowner

April 12, 2023

Whatever Floats Your Boat — The D.C. Boat Show is Back!   While there hasn’t been a boat show in the District in years (the last was at the convention center […]