Business Ins & Outs 2022: L’Avant-Garde, Hobo, Whole Foods; Berliner, Amazon Books, CB2

January 9, 2023

Welcome: L’Avant-Garde, Yellow, Showfields, Hobo, Glossier, Bitty & Beau’s, Fountain Inn and others. Farewell: Berliner, Officina, Fluevog, Pie Sisters, Petite Soeur, Sara’s, CB2 and others. It was a busy year for Georgetown […]

Exclusive Interview: Shirley Kwan-Hui, Head of New D.C. Agency Protecting Consumers and Licensing Businesses 


There’s a new consumer-protection czar in town. And her skills and life experience are poised to help safeguard D.C. residents and visitors while ensuring safe and successful business practices in […]

Business Ins & Outs: Showfields, Bourbon Concierge, Herbivore 

November 28, 2022

In: Showfields at 31st & M With a grand opening event set for Dec. 8, Showfields opened the doors at 3077 M St. NW last week in the former Brooks […]

Business Ins & Outs: Top Brands Coming to Wisconsin & Prospect

November 14, 2022

EastBanc, Inc. and Acadia Realty Trust announced last week that leases were signed with Wolford, Ever/Body, Blank Street Coffee and Van Leeuwen Ice Cream at the redevelopment of 1238 Wisconsin […]

The Spirit of Thanksgiving

November 9, 2022

One of my favorite movies turns 35 this year. And it’s one of the few films out there that celebrates Thanksgiving. John Hughes’s 1987 “Planes, Trains and Automobiles” is the […]

Business Ins & Outs: Glossier Opens Friday; Scilla & Luna Closing by End of August

July 28, 2022

“Up in the Sky” With Glossier Beauty Brand This Friday, July 29, Georgetown welcomes Glossier Beauty Brand’s fifth location at 3065 M St. NW in the former Sephora location, which […]

7-Eleven Closure Makes News Locally and Globally

May 12, 2022

Who knew such hyperlocal news as the closing of the 7-Eleven on P Street in Georgetown would make the national television news more than 7,000 miles away? The May 9th […]

What’s the Latest on Streateries and Sidewalks? 

May 10, 2022

As the warmth of spring returns, many Georgetowners are emerging from hibernation to window shop along bustling sidewalks and enjoy outdoor dining. So, what’s the latest news on the streateries […]

7-Eleven on P St. to Close May 15  

May 9, 2022

Well, there’s no thank you heaven, and soon there’ll be no 7-Eleven in Georgetown. The 7-Eleven convenience store at 2617 P St. NW — a favorite of residents, visitors and […]

Business Ins & Outs: Buck Mason, Michael Kors, Fluevog

April 7, 2022

In: Buck Mason, California Fresh The straightforward men’s wear and women’s wear store, Buck Mason — founded in 2013 by Sasha Koehn and Erik Allen Ford in Los Angeles — […]