Downtowner DC: Razor Wire, E-Mopeds, Schools, Metrorail, Crime

March 1, 2021

Lime’s e-moped addition will make the company the first micro-mobility provider to offer three shared electric vehicle types on one platform.

Will Georgetown Get a Public High School?

February 22, 2021

Among the preliminary ideas is to convert Hardy Middle School at 1819 35th St. NW into a public high school.

What’s Out and What’s In?

December 9, 2020

One day, we’ll look back and … wish we hadn’t. But, for now, here’s our highly idiosyncratic look at “What’s Out and What’s In” at the end of this exceptionally strange year.

Jelleff Center Feasibility Study: Déjà Vu 

December 7, 2020

The renovation — or perhaps reconstruction — of the S Street center is expected to be a top priority for newly elected Ward 2 Council representative Brooke Pinto. 

GOP Candidate for Ward 2 Council Seat Drops Out

September 10, 2020

On Sept. 10, Katherine Venice, a self-identified “reformer of capitalism” who is virulently anti-Trump, formally removed her name from the Nov. 3 ballot.

Brooke Pinto’s ‘Business Perspective’

August 10, 2020

As the youngest District Council member ever elected and the first woman to represent Ward 2, Democrat Brooke Pinto, 28, is off to a running start.

D.C.’s Democratic Delegates Go Virtual


The Democratic National Convention was to take place in Milwaukee from July 13 to 16. But that was before COVID-19. 

Ward 2 Council Member-Elect Brooke Pinto to Be Sworn In June 29

June 18, 2020

The term will last through this year, then Pinto, the youngest Council member and the first Ward 2 rep to succeed Jack Evans in almost 30 years, will likely continue in a new term in 2021.

Brooke Pinto Wins Ward 2 Race

June 7, 2020

A former assistant D.C. attorney general, Pinto was endorsed by D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Rep. Joe Kennedy and the Washington Post.

Ward 2 Vote: Pinto, Kennedy Too Close to Call; Evans Rejected         

June 3, 2020

With Brooke Pinto and Patrick Kennedy tied, and many mail-in ballots to be counted, the winner of the Democratic primary for Ward 2’s District Council seat might not be known for a week.