Celebrating Georgetown and Washington, D.C. Centennials

September 14, 2022

What Was It Like 100 Years Ago?  As we commemorate major centennials, why not travel by Time Machine back 100 years?  In 1922 – only four years since the end […]

Lincoln Memorial Turns 100 on Memorial Day

May 26, 2022

We live in Mr. Lincoln’s city. So much of his life’s moments vibrate through the collective frequencies of Washington, D.C., where other presidents come to mind. This nation’s savior, the great […]

Weekend Round Up, May 12 – 15

May 12, 2022

With the unofficial start of summer nearly upon us, there are so many exciting options this weekend. Enjoy parades, art exhibit openings, book and film festivals and so much more. […]

Downtowner News Briefs, Dec. 13

December 13, 2021

TikTok Signs Lease Near Union Market   The popular social media platform TikTok is opening an outpost in the District. According to Bisnow, TikTok’s China-based parent company ByteDance signed a lease near Union Market in Northeast D.C. TikTok announced earlier this year […]

Weekend Round Up, Sept. 9 – 12

September 9, 2021

We’re now (unofficially) into the fall season with lots to do around town! Parade in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month with Mayor Bowser, wish the Kennedy Center happy birthday at […]

NPS Sites, Museums Affected by Shutdown

December 24, 2018

The partial government shutdown has closed some sites and left others without food kiosks and restrooms. The Smithsonian museums are open as usual.