Peaceful Protest Comes to Georgetown (photos)

June 4, 2020

As residents and slightly startled diners at Martin’s Tavern looked on, protesters sat on the street, chanting “Black Lives Matter” and “This is what democracy looks like.”

Dining and Shopping Return with a (Masked) Smile, Delayed by Protesters

June 3, 2020

In a letter announcing the return of outdoor dining to Fiola Mare on the Georgetown waterfront, owner and chef Fabio Trabocchi — also of Fiola DC, Sfoglina and Del Mar […]

Pandemic Pivot: How Businesses Are Adapting

May 6, 2020

Many local businesses are turning to creative ways to stay afloat during the coronavirus restrictions — even as they know their percentage of sales is way down and they apply […]

Georgetown Small Businesses Hit Hard; Virus Advice

March 16, 2020

Mayor Bowser directed restaurants to shut their bar areas and make a six-foot distance between patrons. For Billy Martin of Martin’s Tavern, that directive makes an already small establishment smaller.

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.