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 […]

March 2024 Downtowner News

March 13, 2024

Mayor’s RFK, Downtown Plans Advance   The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R.4984 last week, which would allow the D.C. government to begin to redevelop the RFK Stadium site. Mayor […]

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 […]

December 2023 Downtowner News

December 6, 2023

National Portrait Gallery Displays Portrait of Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter   Following the death of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter November 19, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery has placed a […]

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 […]

Downtowner: ‘The Stage at Union Station’  

September 13, 2023

Amid plans for a massive redevelopment of Union Station, the Union Station Redevelopment Corporation (USRC) announced a new free concert series in partnership with Sing for Hope, a non-profit that […]

September 2023 Downtowner News Briefs

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 […]