Georgetown Golden Girl, Joy Lane Blair: 1935-2022

January 12, 2022

Joy Lane Blair, who died on Jan. 5, was born on July 2, 1935 in Jackson, Tennessee, to Larry and Mabel Lane. The oldest of five children, Joy started working […]

Business Ins & Outs of 2021

January 10, 2022

The coming and going of Georgetown businesses — retail and restaurants — seemed to tilt on the positive side in 2021, despite the pandemic and other stressors. Here’s to more […]

Georgetown Gap’s Closing Leaves Huge Gap 

December 13, 2021

There will be a big vacant space on Georgetown’s main avenue, come the new year — and it comes as not quite a surprise. The Gap store at 1258 Wisconsin […]

Ins & Outs: Green Almond Pantry, The Lantern, Sandlot, Budd & Co., L. Priori

May 12, 2021

Green Almond Pantry, the Mediterranean cafe counter and market from chef-owner Cagla Onal, reopened on Grace Street NW on May 13.

Georgetown’s ‘Crane of Shame’ Removed

March 15, 2021

Georgetowners woke up on Saturday morning, March 13, to the sight of the neighborhood’s famous abandoned construction crane at 3000 M St. NW being dismantled.

State of Retail — Open: 252 Georgetown Stores, Restaurants. Shop Local for the Holidays

December 14, 2020

Now is the time for us to shop local and support our retail businesses and restaurants — especially during the holidays. Here’s an interactive map to tell you what’s open.

Georgetown Commercial Real Estate Shifts to Smaller, More Vibrant Start-Ups

September 17, 2020

As national-brand retailers declare bankruptcy across the United States and the coronavirus pandemic has triggered the worst economic contraction since the Great Depression, the commercial real estate sector in Georgetown […]

Business Ins & Outs: Reren Lamen & Bar Open, Wine Bar 2622 on Deck, Others

September 16, 2020

The Veronica Beard store fills a longtime empty storefront at 1254 Wisconsin Ave. NW that once held the clothing store the Street of Georgetown.

Business Ins & Outs: Veronica Beard Open, Foxtrot on Deck, Others

September 8, 2020

The Veronica Beard store fills a longtime empty storefront at 1254 Wisconsin Ave. NW that once held the clothing store the Street of Georgetown.

D.C. Sets Phase 2 Reopening: Monday, June 22

June 17, 2020

Restaurants and shops may open at half-capacity inside. Houses of worship may open at half-capacity or with a maximum of 100 persons, whichever is lower.