Georgetown BID Initiatives Signal Reinvigorating Year for Commercial District 

January 12, 2022

Sponsored Content We’ve all learned our lesson from the past two Januarys: Expect the unexpected for the year ahead. Still, there’s a lot the Georgetown Business Improvement District (BID) can […]

Streateries Project Extended, Most Widened Sidewalks Not

December 13, 2021

After waiting through nine hours of Zoom meetings, the nail-biting fate of expanded sidewalks in Georgetown for diners and pedestrians finally came up Thursday Dec. 9, the last item of […]

Georgetown BID Criticized for Sidewalk Expansions, High Staff Costs

November 29, 2021

The Georgetown Business Improvement District – a non-profit organization originally dedicated to “a cleaner, safer, more accessible Georgetown” and supported by some $5.2 million of annual mandated supplemental taxes on businesses […]

During COVID, Georgetown Boosted Its ‘Silver City’ Appeal

April 26, 2021

The neighborhood has become even more of a “Silver City”: one that offers a lifestyle and amenities attractive to people as they grow older.

Georgetown Retail: Bringing Vibrancy Back

March 10, 2021

As we begin to imagine the post-pandemic world, creative entrepreneurial minds in Georgetown are exploring strategies for revitalizing commercial market spaces.

BID Proposes 5,000 Feet of Streatery Decking

February 1, 2021

The pilot project will come under review of the Old Georgetown Board, as well as the District Department of Transportation’s public space committee, on Feb. 4.   

Meetings on BID Proposal to Extend Use of Streateries, Dec. 21

December 17, 2020

The Georgetown Business Improvement District has designed two sidewalk extension platform prototypes on M Street — at Bodega in the 3000 block and at Clyde’s in the 3200 block.

Virtual ANC 2E: Pinto, Police, GU Hospital, ‘Streateries’

June 24, 2020

New Ward 2 Council member Brooke Pinto will speak at tonight’s meeting. Also on the agenda: a resolution concerning the closure of Georgetown streets for “streateries.”

Georgetown BID: ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’

June 11, 2020

The mayor, Georgetown University President John DeGioia and Emerson Collective CFO Dan Tangherlini participated in the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s virtual annual meeting on June 10.

Little If Any June 1 Looting in Georgetown

June 2, 2020

“There was no apparent looting or destruction in Georgetown on Monday [early morning],” said Georgetown Business Improvement District CEO Joe Sternlieb, who toured the neighborhood’s commercial blocks at 6:30 a.m. […]