Weekend Round Up August 1, 2019: Let Them Eat Oysters!

August 1, 2019

More than 80 restaurants in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington, D.C. — including Martin’s Tavern and Tony and Joe’s — are supporting the Oyster Recovery Partnership this weekend.

The Wimbledon Men’s Final: Jaw-Dropping Tennis

July 15, 2019

For those watching at the bar of Georgetown’s Martin’s Tavern around 2 p.m. on July 14, amid a friendly crowd, the cries of “Great shot!” were soon overtaken by a wave of wows and OMGs.

Where to Watch Super Bowl LIII

January 31, 2019

We’ve compiled a listing of some of the D.C.-area taverns hosting a Super Bowl watch party this Sunday, including five in Georgetown.

Family Follows Tree from Oregon to Washington

December 6, 2018

Following the Dec. 6 lighting ceremony, the Capitol Christmas Tree, an 80-foot-tall, 8,300-pound noble fir, will be lit from dusk until 11 p.m. nightly during the holiday season.

Martin’s Tavern Goes Big for Its 85th

September 26, 2018

To celebrate its 85th anniversary, Martin’s Tavern invited a few hundred of its favorite people to a Sept. 12 gathering. Among neighbors and guests, former Secretary of State Madeline Albright, […]

Taste of Georgetown Soggy But Fun

September 23, 2018

Despite a fairly continual rain, this year’s edition attracted Georgetown visitors and residents of all ages, including students and families with young children.

Cheers to 85 Years: Martin’s Tavern

September 13, 2018

By Gary Tischler and Robert Devaney Change is everywhere, even in Georgetown, with its brick sidewalks, college and church spires, old mansions and row houses — the Potomac River going […]

Business Ins & Outs Aug. 22, 2018

August 22, 2018

By Stephanie Green and Robert Devaney In: Starbucks Opens in Old Cellar Door Space Another Starbucks opened at 3347 M St. NW. The 2,600-square-foot space most recently housed a Capriotti’s […]

Tipped-Employee Initiative Passes. Now What?

June 21, 2018

Initiative 77, making it District law to guarantee every full-time employee a minimum wage of $15 an hour by 2025, passed 55 percent to 45 percent.  An online petition is being circulated to “Continue the fight – bring 77 to City Council!”

Battle Erupts Over D.C. Tipped-Employee Wage

May 14, 2018

Initiative 77, which proposes to match the lower minimum wage for tipped employees (currently $3.33) to the minimum wage for all others (currently $12.50) by 2026, is on the June 19 primary ballot.